Juneau's barn dancing scene has modern twist running around on the dance floor. I want everyone to be able to experience our fun." Juneau barn dances started in 1988 as a weekly class held at the community schools. Since then, the dances have become monthly events held September through...
John Daniel Squires

...cement finisher, working on buildings, bridges, and roads throughout the Skagit Valley and, later, Seattle areas. In 1988, he graduated from the University of Washington with a master's degree in civil engineering. It was this passion for...
Alaska First Lady named honorary chairwoman of Alaska Children's Trust

...Trust has named Alaska First Lady Donna Walker as its honorary chairwoman. The Alaska Children's Trust was established in 1988. It is the lead statewide organization on prevention of child abuse and neglect. Walker will show how keeping children...
Roadside geology: Connor's book time travels into the newly known"The first edition of "Roadside Geology of Alaska," published by Mountain Press Publishing Company, came out in 1988. Connor co-wrote that one with Dan O'Haire; for this one, she was "soloing." "It's funny, because people don't...
Family of cut-ups

...graduated from Juneau-Douglas High School. Not long after graduating from the former Alaska Barber College in Anchorage in 1988, he opened his own shop.Jody Vick has been coming to Gerry Sr. for as long as he's been in business. Vick thinks...
Fairbanks bank president retires after 36 years

...accounts and consumer loan services," Ingham said. "I was doing construction loans, consumer loans, home loans."In 1988, a year after the collapse of oil prices that spurred a major economic downturn in Alaska, Ingham was promoted to executive...
Southeast socked by soggy storm; more rain expected

...1.65 inches of rain had been recorded at the airport, breaking the old record set at 1.33 inches of precipitation in 1988.At Eaglecrest Ski Area, 2.21 inches of rain were reported Wednesday. In downtown Juneau, the figure was 2.2 inches...
Rainy Day Reads: What makes women dangerous?

...a while: Octavia Butler started publishing novels in 1976 and Elizabeth Moon's "The Deed of Paksenarrion" came out in 1988. More recently, there are luminaries like N. K. Jemisin or Kameron Hurley.Nowadays, it's difficult to throw anything...
Mary Sadie Frank

...1957 to 1961. Mary and Dick retired to Federal Way Washington and Mary returned to Douglas after her husband's death in 1988.Mary was an avid houseplant cultivator and pet lover and always had at least one dog. She was obsessive about reading...
Alaska Writer Laureate Nora Dauenhauer finishes up two-year term

...essays and plays published in 2000, and "The Droning Shaman," a book of original poems and translations published in 1988.Her awards include Humanist of the Year by the Alaska Humanities Forum in 1980; a Governor's Award for the Arts in...


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