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...Mansion on Calhoun Avenue "is the people of Alaska's house," said Erika Fagerstrom, the state's executive residence manager. She did not want to talk about where the window was located or what type it was - only that it was obviously the...
Holiday welcome at the Governor's House open house, in 1913, drew a crowd of just more than 300 people, according to the governor's office. Residence manager Karen Newton, who has served at the residence for the last 13 years, said the open house is the biggest event of...
Deck the halls: Mansion to welcome governor, public

...volunteers have decorated the house for Christmas, and holiday goodies will be served, said Erika Fagerstrom, executive residence manager. "It is a very nice time to have the house open," she said. Palin, inaugurated as Alaska's ninth governor...
Group formed for restoration of governor's residence The exterior of the building needs a complete overhaul and the south retaining wall is cracked, according to residence manager Karen Newton. The butler's pantry leaks and the upstairs family room began leaking last Thursday, leaving the...
Holiday Tradition

...quarters. "He wanted to be reminded of his childhood trees with blue lights and silver ornaments," said executive residence manager Karen Newton. Entertainers inside and outside the mansion included the Alaska Youth Choir, Aurora Strings, Glacier...
Governor's mansion not immune to Southeast weather, 100-year-old house gets major renovations

...century, the mine manager's home in 1912 was bigger and more modern than the governor's mansion.Executive Residence Manager & Assistant to the First Lady Erika Fagerstrom has found old work orders and archives but the original builders are...
Holiday Hospitality

...House. "I personally start planning for this by the end of August," said Erika Fagerstrom, Parnell's executive residence manager who also is assistant to the first lady. "I start calling entertainers and people who usually perform here, a solid...
Merry mansion

...think for dinner, but we spent a beautiful few days in Yellowstone," she said. Erika Fagerstrom, the executive residence manager and assistant to the first lady, said the open house is a long-standing tradition in the community since the mansion...
Record set at governor's open house set two benchmarks. The 3,204 attendees were the most ever, by more than a thousand people, said executive residence manager Karen Newton. And this was the first time the event has been offered statewide as a Web cast. Up to 60 people could...
Photo: Trimming the governor's tree and grounds crew decorate a lodgepole pine Wednesday in the main room of the Governor's House. Executive Residence Manager Karen Newton said this is the first Alaska Christmas tree that has been put up in the 13 years she has worked at...


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