Tour vessel runs aground near Juneau, no injuries

The Coast Guard on Monday assisted a tour vessel that ran aground near Lincoln Island near Juneau.Fourteen passengers were aboard the Voyager when it grounded on Little Island. They were safely evacuated...
Harlena Warford

...Harlena was preceded in death by parents Bill Wilson Sr and Elsie (Hanson) Wilson, grandparents Louie and Mary Hanson and Lincoln and Mary Gordon; uncle Robert Hanson; stepmother Mary Wilson; sisters Nina Dick, Emily Bezezekoff, Harlena Wilson; brother...
FCC chairman discusses unique state needs at roundtable

...always," Wheeler said.Ever since a telegraph system from London to Washington, D.C., was discussed during Abraham Lincoln's presidency, the state has had a strategic location for those sorts of international developments, he said. Now, he...
Exploring the shores of Lincoln Island

After arriving on Lincoln Island, friends and I tucked our tents into the forest above a broad...storm, and were free to start exploring. Parts of the forest on Lincoln have had lots of windthrow, creating huge tangles of uprooted trees...
My Turn: Your vote is free speech- think before you cast

...we will be practicing President Abraham Lincoln's dream of "government of the people...people, and for the people." Remembering Lincoln's dream always reminds me that our U...our first Republican president, Abraham Lincoln.? George Brown is a Juneau resident...
Yarn-bombed Sitka signs vandalized

...a personal beautification project.Fran Hartman discovered that at least six of the 16 signpost decorations she put up on Lincoln Street in recent weeks were in tatters, the Daily Sitka Sentinel reported."It breaks my heart," Hartman said. "I spent...
Huge advances for gay marriage in an eventful year

...down a year ago.In Illinois, Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn signed the marriage bill on a desk once used by President Abraham Lincoln. DECEMBERNew Mexico became the 17th state to legalize same-sex marriage on Dec. 19, through a unanimous ruling by the...
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Local attends White House summit

...monuments dedicated to thousands of people that died protecting our freedom or other people's freedom, or seeing Abraham Lincoln and the kind of leadership he provided for this country in tough times," SueWing said. "That's my favorite part about...
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On the Trails: Ralston Island

...loudly chasing an eagle, which presumably had designs on an oystercatcher chick.It was then time to head back to our camp on Lincoln Island. Ah, but by now the tide had turned, not in our favor, and the headwind had risen noticeably. It seemed doable...
Celebrating a centennial

...arrived soon after the honeymooning couples, in 1917, said descendants Lee and Rex Parker.The Parkers' grandfather, Abraham Lincoln Parker, homesteaded. Once they came of age, each of his four sons was expected to homestead. Lee and Rex grew up hearing...


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