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Candidates speak at middle school forum

...Begich answered questions posed by students from 11 Anchorage middle schools in a forum sponsored by AARP Alaska at the Loussac Library.Democrat Byron Mallott, independent Bill Walker and incumbent Republican Gov. Sean Parnell vowed strong support...
Dogs are the listeners in kids reading program

...month, kids from kindergarten to fourth grade sit on the carpeted steps of the story theater on the second floor of Loussac Library and read out loud to dogs.The "Pawsitive Reading" program aims to encourage reading skills, particularly among...
Finding a home is next step for proposed school

...history of Anchorage might interview the descendants of city founders and investigate the people behind names like the Loussac Library.Outside-the-classroom activities like that just don't fit in the school day of a traditional middle school...
Loussac: Alaska's first philanthropist

...Delegate to the Democratic National Convention. The new library, which opened its doors in 1955, became known as the Loussac Library. That building was also the home to the Cook Inlet Historical Society Museum, which later became the Anchorage Museum...
Mary Joyce inducted into the Alaska women's hall of fame she was one of the few who had traveled that route.The induction took place on Feb. 28, at the Anchorage Loussac Library. Taku Lodge owner Michelle Ward, and Mary Joyce researcher, Mary Lou Gerbi, accepted the award in Joyce's honor...
Mayor has $220M wish list for Alaska Legislature

...listed as a priority include $17 million for an outdoor shooting range for police and $5 million for work on the Loussac Library. The list has yet to be approved by the Anchorage Assembly.
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New Internet carrier for city of Anchorage

...The Anchorage Daily News reports the city is switching in March from GCI to ACS. City financial officer Lucinda Mahoney says the city will get a better phone plan, lower bandwidth costs and improved public access at the Loussac Library.
Regional News
Election to be decided by coin toss

...of Elections director Whitney Brewster will flip the coin at 2 p.m. Monday at the Wilda Marston Theater in the Loussac Library in Anchorage. It may be the first time in state history that a race has been decided by coin toss, according to...
Edgmon wins Alaska House by toss of a coin

...election on Nov. 7. Division of Elections director Whitney Brewster flipped the Alaska specially minted coin at the Loussac Library in Anchorage as the candidates and their entourages watched. The coin featured two walruses on one side (for heads...
Alaska Geographic magazine ends 30-year run

...single subject - also may have led to the decline in its readership, said Bruce Merrell, Alaska bibliographer at Loussac Library in Anchorage. People these days tend to want their information in "smaller bites," Merrell said. But in some...


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