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Bennie J. Melvin

...combination of female family names: Susan, Edna and Lyla). Foxes were raised by the family for income from the pelts. His mother was a homemaker and his father worked in the old Perseverance Mine in Juneau. The remains of the fox cages can still be seen...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172621630
Eugene F. Chittenden

...Blanche, two sisters Marion Bennett and Joanne Asmus, and brothers-in-law Douglas Bennett and Richard Asmus, and his mother-in-law Frances Craig. Gene was born in Sioux City, Iowa on July 21, 1949 to Glen and Blanche (Howard) Chittenden...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172621022
Party applies to take orphaned bear cubs

...trying to capture three black bear cubs orphaned when their mother was illegally killed in the Yukon River community of Galena...said. This has been habituating the bears to human food.The mother was killed along a dike separating Galena's old town and new...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-29/party-applies-take-orphaned-bear-cubs
State
Around Town for Thursday, Sept. 25

...Center classroom. For parents and their infants up to 1 year old. Free. Details: Debi, 796-8975.Parenting group for mothers, noon-1 p.m., AWARE. Thursday afternoons. For women who are parenting and have lived with an abusive partner. Call...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-24/today-sept-25
Local
J. California Cooper, prolific writer, dead at 82

...one of her plays."Her advice to my mother was you should write short stories or...the return trip, Williams said."My mother tried a lot of things when I was growing...grabbing at our lapels."Williams said her mother never took her fame seriously."She...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-23/j-california-cooper-prolific-writer-dea
State
Three bear cubs orphaned in Interior Alaska need homes

...be euthanized unless Alaska wildlife officials can find homes for them.The 1-year-old cubs became orphaned when their mother was illegally killed in the Interior community of Galena, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.Alaska Fish and Game...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-26/three-bear-cubs-orphaned-interior-alask
State
Lost hunter found 'confused but alive'

...was described as "very disoriented" and hypothermic. He was taken away in a waiting ambulance with his mother after he was found.His mother earlier in the day declined to give an interview to the Empire.JMR and SEADOGS have been looking for...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-22/lost-hunter-found-confused-alive
Local
Eagle and Raven totem poles to be raised Monday

...in the 1970s as a community center, and in 2000, Tlingit elder and longtime neighborhood resident Cecilia Kunz (Ed Kunz' mother) renamed it Gajaa Hit, or "safe place to land."The Gajaa Hit totem pole project is a collaboration between Sealaska Heritage...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-09-25/eagle-and-raven-totem-poles-be-raised-mon
Art
Arts calendar

...forced to return to their childhood home and live under the same roof together for a week, along with their over-sharing mother and an assortment of spouses, exes and might-have-beens."The Boxtrolls" (PG) - Synopsis: A young orphaned boy raised...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-09-25/arts-calendar
Art
Swipe to the left (or the right)

...letting it get to him. "I don't know why I care so much," Mell said, though he added that some close friends and his mother are politically informed - and sometimes opinionated. Whatever the reason, he cares enough to tackle some of the obstacles...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-25/swipe-left-or-right
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