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An island of stories

...tea with the lighthouse innkeepers while they waited to be rescued. "There is something magical about the island," Renee Hughes said. "We have weddings, honeymoons and family gatherings at the lighthouse. You can listen to sea lions, comb...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-06-01/island-stories
Neighbors
One chance at Last Chance

...museum Sunday, but it should be a standout event for the little museum at the end of Basin Road. The museum, which Renee Hughes and Gary Gillette have run for about 20 years, is presenting its first new exhibit in many years, Hughes said...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-18/one-chance-last-chance
Local
Girl Scout Gold

...Judith Cooper, Tina Lee, Mark Walker, Becky Nelson, Suzy and David Blumenshine Cindy Burchfield, JoAnn Wilder, Renee Hughes, MK MacNaughton,Toby Harbanuk, Sandy Wade, Kerry Kirkpatrick, Perseverance Glass, Nancy Brown, Teri Robus...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-03-16/girl-scout-gold
Neighbors
Memory cast in Stone

...many other things.One of the most interesting items is a brass bottle, museum co-director Gary Gillette said. Renee Hughes, the other museum director and Gillette's wife, said, "Wow, this is a pretty big flask," when they first received...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-19/memory-cast-stone
Local
Juneau History Grant deadline is June 28

...named. Other projects include a guide to the Last Chance Mining Museum, compiled by Mary Lou King, Gary Gillette and Renee Hughes; the Juneau Douglas Little Theatre's 50th Anniversary Artifacts Preservation Project; the Davis Painting Restoration...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-05-23/juneau-history-grant-deadline-june-28
Art
Juneau History Grant deadline is June 28

...named. Other projects include a guide to the Last Chance Mining Museum, compiled by Mary Lou King, Gary Gillette and Renee Hughes; the Juneau Douglas Little Theatre's 50th Anniversary Artifacts Preservation Project; the Davis Painting Restoration...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-06-06/juneau-history-grant-deadline-june-28
Art
Basin Road Bridge to close again this year

...a break during tourist season and are back at it now."The closure of the bridge "impacts us quite a bit," said Renee Hughes, who lives in an apartment above the Last Chance Mining Museum with her husband, Port Engineer Gary Gillette."You...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-09-26/basin-road-bridge-close-again-year
Local
Weather forces Basin Road bridge work delay

...bridge can reopen.Gary Gillette, Juneau's port engineer, lives at the Last Chance Mining Museum with his wife, Renee Hughes.The couple keeps their vehicle across the bridge, Gillette said, whle they have been provided with another vehicle...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-12-02/weather-forces-basin-road-bridge-work-d
Local
A stitch in time

...Regan. "It's a joint effort among us all," said Renee Hughes, who coordinated the project. Hughes and her husband...through historical society members. For details, call Renee Hughes at 586-5338. The quilt was displayed last month during...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022002/Nei_quiltraffle.shtml
Neighbors
Briefly

...Museum, perched above Gold Creek where Juneau's gold rush began, wants to keep historical items from leaving town. Renee Hughes, who with her husband Gary Gillette runs the museum, has been hearing reports that Juneau's mining artifacts, historic...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022501/Loc_Briefly.html
Local

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