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Hope is alive

...arguments on all sides. There are no easy answers to the troubling questions posed by this story, but hope is alive as long as our young people are willing to struggle so passionately and intelligently with difficult issues. James Simard Juneau
A Judge's Life

...She said she figured out how to read his handwriting while she was transcribing it to be posted on the Internet. James Simard, a librarian working with Alaska's Digital Archive, puts on white gloves to read the actual books. With both the...
Historic Alaska in 'Sound and Motion'

...Historical Collections and is part of the University of Alaska's spring arts and humanities series "Sound and Motion." James Simard, head librarian of historical collections at the Alaska State Museum, said some of the films had media degrading or...
Once a vaudeville theater, the Palace Theater has decayed for past decade

...ceilings, a balcony and tiered seating that could seat 700 people."It's just a fascinating little building," James Simard, the head of the historical collections at the Alaska State Library, said.In its current state of disrepair, however...
Nomination period still open for Alaska Library Association's annual Alaskana Award

...and weaknesses of the nomination.Send nominations to Teressa Williams at For more information, contact Williams at 907-929-9236 or Jim Simard at 465-2926 or
Museum Day to be celebrated Saturday all over town

...Photography." Curated by photographer Ron Klein and Head of Historical Collections for the Alaska State Library, James Simard, the exhibit will display Alaska's territorial history through rare photographs including original gold-toned albumen...
Bellringers honor of St. Herman of Alaska

...tragically and mysteriously lost on the outer coast of Yakobi Island in 1741. Joining Kolychev at St. Nicholas was James Simard, the director of the State Historical Library, and Tlingit leader Andrew Ebona, as well as other church members...


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