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Stories of family, career at community exhibit

...Writers House, and another of the 12 guest curators featured at the city museum.Gagne-Hawes picked a pair of 1902 oil lamps and wrote about "finding a light," both figuratively and literally.Growing up in Alaska, she knows that light shouldn't...
Juneau storyteller to share Inuit tale

...back and sees the skeleton following him. He heads furiously for shore, enters his sod house and turns on his sea-oil lamps, only to see the skeleton inside his house. Korry Keeker can be reached at .
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Monday night blaze leaves two homeless

...from the American Red Cross in Juneau. Payne told him he was burned trying to put out the fire, which started when an oil lamp was knocked off a coffee table in the living room. Williams said he was more concerned about Payne's injuries than...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Orthodox church, nudes, friends, pets, polar bears and northern lights. There's a box in the form of a swan, a dragon oil lamp and a cookie jar shaped like a cabin. Kerry Katasse, 17, is positive art will be her life. Katasse demonstrates how...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...foundations of an ancient house, crews have excavated stone scrapers and bowls, ivory needles, a hearth, and stone oil lamps still blackened from the flames that gave light thousands of years ago. Archaeologists think a large stone slab placed...
History buff brings Alaska history to life with museum

...Alaska history with many artifacts from before and after the Gold Rush ranging from harpoon tips and a stirrer for seal oil lamps to a heavy leather sled dog collar from the turn of the century, ivory poker chips and a hand-hammered copper kettle...
State Briefs

...700 dancers from Alaska, Canada and possibly Russia. The festivities Monday included the ceremonial lighting of a seal oil lamp. Volunteers continue search for kayaker ANCHORAGE - Alaska State Troopers and the Coast Guard have ended their search...
'Snow Child' author Eowyn Ivey to visit Juneau this week excerpt from "The Snow Child""Afternoon descended into dusk, and Mabel left the window to light an oil lamp on the table, as if she was going to prepare dinner and wait for Jack's return, as if this day would end like any...
Thoughts on a woman's daily schedule in 1890

...with all the fried stuff. Well, it was a different time and the people of 1890 were hardy souls. In most cases, coal oil lamps were in use for lighting along with wood cooking stoves and ovens. I suspect that the average household, back then...
Homer man illustrates power of pedaling one time the concept of turning an electrical switch may have seemed more complicated to people than lighting an oil lamp. "Our setup at the Homer Farmer's Market is indirect, in that the power produced by the spinning of the wheel is...


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