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Death Notice: Freda Marie Borchick

...years old.Freda was born in Hoonah, but lived the majority of her life in Juneau. She was Tak'Dein Taan of the Mount Fairweather House. Her Tlingit name is Waak es teen. She graduated from Juneau-Douglas High School in 1951 and worked for...
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Bright moments in the Arts 2014 the flippers? Should the fountain works be regular like Old Faithful or random to surprise?? Whale beneath Mount Fairweather "Tsalxaan Tayee Yaay": In June, Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve hosted a dedication ceremony for the...
Whale of a tale gains national attention

...whales both received a Tlingit name as well. Snow was given the name Tsalxaan Tayee Yaay, meaning "Whale beneath Mount Fairweather." The orca was named Keet'k, which means "Little Whale."
The mountain has its own ideas

...of Alaska's highest peaks - Mount Fairweather. Sound off on the important...hope, though. The truth is Mount Fairweather sees little fair weather. Rising...the North Pacific coastline, Mount Fairweather is continually hammered by moisture-laden...
This Day in History

In Alaska In 1931, Mount Fairweather - west of Glacier Bay - was scaled for the first time. In 1959, the drive to raise $750,000 to build a new Providence Hospital...
Subsea mountains harbor strange life

Off the coast of Alaska, giant spider crabs 7 feet across crawl between submerged mountains the size of Mount Fairweather. In a few weeks, Juneau scientist Tom Shirley will be taking a tiny submarine and diving as deep as 15,000 feet...
Marlene Johnson tends a garden of issues

...Johnson has lived in Juneau since 1988 and still has a home in Hoonah. She is a Raven, T'Dak Dein taan from the Mount Fairweather house, nicknamed the Snail House. Married to Clifford Johnson, she has five children, 13 grandchildren and one...
Juneau Empire Story Archive course Morgan DeBoer, the owner/operator of Mount Fairweather Golf Course in Gustavus, attended the Mundus and maintenance of nine more holes at Mount Fairweather and the construction of a clubhouse and additional...
Thank you

...Phillips, KTOO and Kennecott Minerals. We also would like to thank our silent-auction donors: Wings of Alaska, Mount Fairweather Golf, Kim's Kloset, Nail Jazz, The Jewel Box, Annie Kaill's, Aspen Hotels, Fire and Ice, Tresham Gregg...
Snippets from an adventure up Denali

...longtime Juneau resident, a mountain enthusiast and has summitted Mount Bona, Ciro Aconcagua in Argentina (the highest peak in the Western Hemisphere), has attempted to summit Mount Fairweather and has skied across the Juneau Icefield.


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