Douglas L Gregg

...might easily have seemed an impossible dream, but Doug was determined. He "read for the law," in the tradition of Abraham Lincoln as well as many notable Alaska attorneys in "the old days." He studied nights while working full time and was eventually...
Sleuths trace fate of 1st black male slave freed by Lincoln

...first black male slave freed by Abraham Lincoln, tracking his final resting place to...Costley was just 10 months old in 1841 when Lincoln, who was still a young lawyer, won that time. That was 22 years before Lincoln, as president, issued the Emancipation...
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My Turn: A man to be remembered

...less well-known Republican, Abraham Lincoln, was chosen as the nominee. Bitterly...nevertheless campaigned vigorously for Lincoln in New York and the Midwest where the...from Illinois, enjoyed strong support. Lincoln went on to win the presidency and, in...
Democrats plan 6 primary debates

...Sen. Bernie Sanders, former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb and former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee are scheduled to participate in the officially sanctioned forums.Vice President Joe Biden's staff has been kept...
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Young Juneau readers rewarded for reviews

...Journey of Edward TuLane" by Kate DiCamillo. ? Thomas Rice, age 8, for a review of "Big Nate: In a Class by Himself" by Lincoln Pierce.? Elijah Goins, age 8, for a review of "Esio Trot" by Roald Dahl.?Hina'I Kuma, age 3, for a review of...
"This is why we live here"

...Alec McGraw of Sitka, were out in Harris' father's boat, the Critter Gitter. Just as we pulled up on the backside of Lincoln Island a little after 9 a.m. Friday, they'd caught two coho. They had a system worked out: Harris was driving, and...
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Floyd Dryden student represents Alaska in National Geographic Bee

...Biden, spending half an hour talking with Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska, and visiting numerous historical sites such as the Lincoln and Vietnam memorials. Ben plans to participate in the National Geographic Bee this year when he enters eighth grade, the...
Deer hunting season opens Saturday, Aug. 1

...only will begin Saturday, Aug. 1 for a portion of Game Management Unit 1 - Unit 1C to be exact, which encompasses Douglas, Lincoln, Shelter and Sullivan islands. Unit 4, which includes the Northeast Chichagof Controlled Use Area, will also open.The...
My Turn: It's not what leaders do, but what we do

...brave. It is more than just a fun day.Abraham Lincoln said it best in Gettysburg: "...our fathers...driven by the creativity and empathy of people. Lincoln understood this. Indeed, Lincoln gave his life promoting this. He still keeps...
US auto sales strong in July on SUV, luxury demand

...July ever in the U.S., with sales up 21 percent to more than 17,500 cars and SUVs. Lincoln's sales jumped 21 percent; the brand sold 785 Lincoln Navigator SUVs, or 25 per day, at more than $62,000 apiece. Acura and Infiniti sales...
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