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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...
Alaska books roundup 2013

...was conducted in the 1880s. This new edition includes a foreword by Juneau's Dee Longenbaugh, owner of the Observatory bookstore. (Epicenter Press, April 2013)"Unlikely Liberal: Sarah Palin's Curious Record as Alaska's Governor...
Book review: 'Under The North Star'

...pages plus Index. Moderate number of black-and-white photographs. ? Dee Longenbaugh is the owner of The Observatory bookstore in downtown Juneau, as well as an historian and the author of numerous articles on the history of Alaska. Find...
'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...
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...
Longtime Alaskan, book store owner receives legislative honor

...citizenship and her contributions to Alaska history." Dee Longenbaugh, an Alaska resident since 1963, opened The Observatory bookstore in Sitka in 1977, mainly to share her passion for Russian America history books and antiquarian maps. "I'd...
Governor names appointees to Historical Commission

...variety of other functions related to historical sites throughout the state. Longenbaugh, of Juneau, has owned Observatory Bookstore since 1977 and is the only certified book appraiser in the state. She is appointed to a seat reserved for a nominee...
Men cut each other in fight downtown of Friday. Investigators are looking into the fight that took place two blocks east of the Capitol near The Observatory Bookstore hours before the bars closed. Charges could come in the future, Brown-Mills said. Police did not release...


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