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Stage is set for final battles

Editor's note: This is the third and final part in a series looking at the War of 1812, the first foreign attack on U.S. soil.
Fledgling nation goes to war

Editor's note: This is the second of three parts looking at the War of 1812, the first foreign attack on U.S. land. Part three will publish Sunday, Aug. 3.
Long before 9/11, there was 1812

Editor's note: This is the first of three parts looking at the War of 1812, the first foreign attack on U.S. land. Part one looks at the build up to war. Part two will focus on the British attack. Every Sept.
Juneau, meet J.E.S.S.

...he said.Tim Foster, an employee of the Capital City Weekly for the past six years, told CCW circulation manager Jack Marshall he had purchased a UAV and camera, and Marshall thought it might be a useful tool for the Empire."Jack grabbed...
Accumulated Fragments: Following in the footsteps of Harris and Juneau

In the summer of 1880 George Pilz sent Richard Harris and Joseph Juneau from Sitka to the Gastineau Channel to look for gold. They worked north from Cape Fanshaw to a point near Berners Bay.
Accumulated fragments: The Bear Man of Admiralty Island: Part 3

In 1925, President Calvin Coolidge's nephew, Harold Coolidge, along with his Harvard classmate Charles Day, secured an assignment from the U.S. Biological Survey to collect bear specimens on Admiralty Island.
Accumulated Fragments: The Bear Man of Admiralty Island: Part 1

About 15 miles, as the crow flies, east of Juneau is an island called Admiralty. A little over 90 miles long by about 35 miles wide; this island is the seventh largest island in the United States.
Accumulated Fragments: Histories entwined: A ship, her origins and her adventures

I'd like to share a piece of Southeast Alaska history, intertwined with a proud ship named after the first English village in America; it seemed especially interesting.
The original capital creep Herb Hilscher2) When the Capital Came to Juneau by Ed L. Keithahn3) Fifty-sixth Congress, Sess. 1 Ch. 786. 19004) Sitka Chronology 19005) Gold Camp News by Robert DeArmond6) 1811-1911, April 2011, Juneau Empire by Jack Marshall
Loussac: Alaska's first philanthropist

Zachariah Joshua Loussac was born in Pokrov, Russia in 1882. He went to college in Russia and while there studying engineering, he came under scrutiny for his interest in some of the more liberal literature of the time.


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