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Joan Marie Braley Sahlin

...she taught Sunday School), the Fairbanks Syndolous Lutheran Church, the Soroptomist International of Fairbanks, Pioneers of Alaska Women's Igloo 8, and the Elks Club ladies' auxiliary Emblem Club for whom she graced the stage of the Flora Dora...
Remembering Pat Roppel

...the couple's most memorable expeditions, Frank said, was finding hot springs at Bailey Bay. Decades ago, the Pioneers of Alaska planned to use the springs for a "sanitarium and pleasure resort," according to Pat's article."We made a...
Recent Alaska books

...Fjords" by Doug Capra (Ember Press, August 2014). This collection of stories and photographs centers on the pioneers of Alaska's eastern Kenai Peninsula during its territorial days. Each chapter features the profile of a notable character...
Lorene Paul

...summers in Elfin Cove managing Ernie Swanson's store. Lorene, truly an Alaskan Pioneer, was a member of the Pioneers of Alaska.Many years ago, Lorene was diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease. She exemplified courage and grace while living...
Death Notice: Ruth Eloise Taylor

...Community Methodist church where she sang in the choir. She was a member of the PEO, the Easter Star and later the Pioneer of Alaska. Ruth also enjoyed traveling.Ruth was proceeded in death by her parents, Wilfred and Nina Harington, her brother...
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Coffee & Collections: 'A Dialogue with the Empty Chair Movers & Shakers' or call 586-3572. The Juneau-Douglas City Museum's fall/winter Hours are Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission is free during the month of October thanks to the Pioneers of Alaska Igloo #6.
New Alaska books

In honor of Alaska Book Week, observed Oct. 4-11, here's a partial list of Alaska-related books published in the past few months, or due to be published soon. For a list of Alaska books published earlier this year, visit http://juneauempire.
Juneau-Douglas City Museum seeks artists interested in exhibiting or call 586-3572. Fall/winter hours at the museum are Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.Admission is free during the month of October thanks to the generosity of Pioneers of Alaska Men's & Women's Igloo #6.
A special dedication: Bob Cartmill

...service. This kind and gentle man was dedicated to the Auke Bay Volunteer Fire Department, the Masons and Shriners, Pioneers of Alaska, served years until his passing on the board of Douglas Island Pink and Chum (DIPAC), as well as the Territorial...
Juneau residents honored with Alaska Historical Society Awards

...the funding to build the new State Libraries Archives and Museums building set to open in 2016. As a member of the Pioneers of Alaska, she co-edited its three-volume "Gastineau Channel Memories," and its predecessor, "Gold Rush Pioneers...


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