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Dee Longenbaugh wins "Contributions to Literacy" award

Juneau's Dee Longenbaugh, known to many as the long-time owner of The Observatory bookstore, has been honored with a 2015 Contributions to Literacy award from the Alaska Center for the Book. Longenbaugh, a historian...
Rare Shakespeare book to visit Juneau in 2016

...and we'll have that over there," said Claire Imamura of the state library.Dee Longenbaugh, who owns The Observatory bookstore in downtown Juneau, is an antiquarian specializing in Alaskana, maps and books. She called the announcement...
Thoughts on Richard Dauenhauer

...the combination was breathtaking. He will be sadly missed.-- Dee Longenbaugh, historian and owner of the Observatory bookstore I would like to submit a poem ("Shaking Hands with Beethoven," shown above) that Dick wrote about my husband...
Summer reading: Had us a blast

...Imagination Station, Juneau Rubber Stamp Co., McDonald's, Mount Roberts Tramway, Nugget Alaska Outfitters, Observatory Bookstore, Peer Amid Beads, Rainy Retreat Books, Trove Shop and Valley Paint. Gratitudeis also extended to the many...
'Prairie Home' host visits capital city

...good-hearted humor are familiar to listeners of the long-running public radio show, dropped by downtown's Observatory bookstore July 13. Owner Dee Longenbaugh said Keillor arrived right at closing time - about 5:15 p.m. Because he was...
Around Town

...Bearfoot Bluegrass concert, 8 p.m., Centennial Hall. $15 in advance at Hearthside Books, Rainy Day Books, Observatory bookstores and the Juneau Arts and Humanities Council office. Details: 586-2787. Saturday, Aug. 5 15th Frank Maier...
'Over the Rainbow'

...Tickets are $12 for general admission, and $8 for students and senior citizens. Tickets are available at Observatory Bookstore, Rainy Day Books and Hearthside Books. The Juneau Arts and Humanities Council, with help from Gross Alaska...
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Bolat brings the Mideast to Juneau

...15, $10 for seniors and students and $45 for a family, available at Hearthside Books, Rainy Day Books and Observatory Bookstore. Bolat will give a free informal talk on the Middle East, interwoven with traditional Turkish music, at 1 p...
Juneau Empire Story Archive Baranof Island is named after. The historical experts were called in - specifically Dee Longenbaugh at The Observatory bookstore - who came up with the answer, Matrena. The information was passed on with a question about the type of research...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...her,'' said Guerin. ``She came up for quite a few years.'' Dee Longenbaugh, who owns and operates the Observatory Bookstore on Second Street, was living in Sitka in the early 1960s. She remembers Juneau Hattie from a trip to she took...


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