96 years later, small ceremony still recalls Alaska's worst maritime disaster

...victims of the disaster, the worst maritime accident in Alaska history.Those in attendance at Saturday's event included Mary Lou Spartz, a local writer whose play based on the Sophia disaster was last performed in 2013, and Mark Boesser, Archdeacon...
Assembly eyes tax changes

...million in Juneau stores that year, the group is no small part of the city's economy, Juneau Commission on Aging member Mary Lou Spartz said."Seniors live here, they spend their money here," she said. "They get their social security check...
A Real Juneau Hiker

...the old Montana Creek Road. Other mining activity was carried on in the headwaters of Montana and Windfall creeks." Mary Lou King, 90 Short Walks Around Juneau, Taku Conservation Society and Trail Mix, Inc., 2007, pg. 58.
Fireside Lecture: 'Mary Joyce: An Extraordinary Alaskan Woman'

This Friday's Fireside Lecture will be "Mary Joyce: An Extraordinary Alaskan Woman," led by Mary Lou Gerbi. The lecture will be presented twice, at 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center and is free...
Sports Quote

"A trophy carries dust. Memories last forever." - MARY LOU RETTONMary Lou Retton (born Jan. 24, 1968) was the first female gymnast from outside Eastern Europe to win the Olympic gold...
State Library talk to focus on Mary Joyce

Southeast Alaska adventurer and entrepreneur Mary Joyce will be the focus of a noontime presentation by Mary Lou Gerbi next Wednesday, March 13, at the Alaska State Library Historical Collections. The talk is free and open to the public...
Eloping in Alaska

...Arts Editor Amy Fletcher talk about Mary Lou Spartz, who was on the list. That...Does the groom know?" asked Mary Lou. I realized I must have sounded crazy...make real life like a game of Taboo. Mary Lou was available, we could get married...
Griffiths, Mace wed

...from La Porte High School and is employed with the State of Alaska and Last Chance Tours.The wedding was officiated by Mary Lou Spartz. The bride and groom were attended by friends Sarah Arntson, Kit Burroughs, Rosie Ainza, Logan Lott, Michael...
'Warriors' a portrait of Alaska Natives in combat

...Aleutians in the early 1940s.The two female soldiers in Baghdad are played by Tlingit actor Katrina Hotch, of Klukwan, and Mary Lou Rock, an Inupiaq actor from Shaktoolik. Hotch, who played Daalneix in "Battles of Fire and Water" and also is a veteran...
Perseverance brings plays downtown

...McKenry of Juneau, Yup'ik actor Corey Joseph of Kwigillingok, Tlingit actor Katrina Hotch of Klukwan, Inupiaq actor Mary Lou Rock of Shaktoolik, and Japanese-American actor Takahiro Yamamoto, originally of Shizuoka, Japan. For more on this...


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