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Photo: Images from another time: Lassie visits Juneau, 1968

Canine superstar Lassie and her entourage arrive in Juneau in June 1968. The famous movie and TV star visited Juneau to film a television episode. Several hundred Juneau residents greeted Lassie at the Juneau airport.
Images from another time: Lassie visits, 1968

Alaska first lady Ermalee Hickel, Lassie, and regional forester Howard Johnson meet in June 1968 at the Governor's Mansion. The canine star visited Juneau to film a television episode. Several hundred Juneau residents greeted her at the Juneau International Airport.
Run softly but carry a big hiking stick

...back ... and as a back up, write it down somewhere it can be found.Take a companion ... of the two-legged variety, as Lassie hasn't cared about Timmy being lost down a mineshaft since the 1960s.Take sensible attire fitting the adventure you play...
Movies to be shown at glacier to help Glory Hole

...Hole, the downtown homeless shelter. "Lassie's Litter Bit" and "How Alaska Was Discovered...discovered that we had a lot of photos of Lassie here in Juneau," she said. She found photos of Lassie arriving at the Juneau Airport, visiting...
In 'Mudrooms' we are the real people

...Clint Farr was one of the seven storytellers. He talked about Lassie, the family dog from his childhood, and how his memories of...moving part came when Farr's voice cracked as he recalled Lassie's death. Then he explained that the end of her life marked...

...and laid upon the legal system of this great land to be determined.That is what we do. We sue.Coffee too hot? sue! Lassie fell down a mineshaft? sue! Take away my Heisman because I acted illegally? sue! We are playing hardball about playing...
This week's Sound and Motion: "Treasures from the State Film Library"

...the benefits of Statehood, a National Parks Service film highlighting the beauty of Glacier Bay from the 1970s, and a 1968 Lassie short film shot in the Juneau area. Themes for the second half the of the Sound and Motion series are Mix It Up in March and...

...her fianc Tom Gladdis, and his sister Amanda Taylor, all of Kake, his stepfather Kenneth Taylor, his grandparents Lois and Lassie Williams of Washington and several cousins, aunts and uncles. Donations may be made to a memorial fund at the Mendenhall Valley...
Formidable group of Alaskan writers gathers to discuss their craft

...faculty. For some reason, I agreed to a reading thinking the Lassie story I did for Mudrooms might work. Almost the moment I decided...of my reading, I learned a couple of things: 1. Retire the Lassie story. A grown man can only cry in public over the death of...
Starving wolves are killing dogs in interior

...musher Steve Bergman said wolves killed and ate his best leader, Lassie, last week, not more than 100 feet from his cabin door in...Steve Bergman said it will be tough replacing a dog like Lassie, who at age 5 was in her prime. ``She was a good dog...


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