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Alaska Historical Commission awards grants

...Valdez oil spill remembered student film project.? Sitka Historical Society & Sitka National Historical Park, Russian America conference proceedings publication.? Alaska Historical Society, historic cannery preservation initiative...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-04-20/alaska-historical-commission-awards
Neighbors
New Orthodox bishop installed in Sitka

...Jersey; Bishop Irineu of Dearborn, Mich.; and Bishop Irenee of Quebec City.Sitka, the historical capital of Russian America, is the location of the Bishop's See.Mahaffey was selected by the Diocese of Alaska at an election in 2012...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-25/new-orthodox-bishop-installed-sitka
State
New Orthodox bishop installed in Sitka

...Jersey; Bishop Irineu of Dearborn, Mich.; and Bishop Irenee of Quebec City.Sitka, the historical capital of Russian America, is the location of the Bishop's See.Mahaffey was selected by the Diocese of Alaska at an election in 2012...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-24/new-orthodox-bishop-installed-sitka
State
A donation from distant neighbors

...the St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church on Fifth Street. The church, completed in 1894, feels like a relic of Russian America, even though Juneau had been under American control since 1867. The church itself was built at the behest of Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-02-13/donation-distant-neighbors
Local
State Museum transitions to closure by Feb. 28

...Visitors can access the museum's mining and mineral room and play on the ship in the kids' room through Oct, 5. Russian America and American History exhibits on the second floor will be open through Nov. 2, and the art room and second floor...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-09-08/state-museum-transitions-closure-fe
Neighbors
Accumulated Fragments: Histories entwined: A ship, her origins and her adventures

...would help those affected.In Russian America big changes were just around...United States for the purchase of Russian America by the United States was signed...Hudson's Bay Company affairs in Russian America. Then on July 23, John Kinkead...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-08-25/accumulated-fragments-histories-ent
Neighbors
Alaska State Museum to be closed on Alaska Day

...objects in preparation for the new State Museum, Library and Archives facility. Visitors can view the second floor Russian America and Alaska History exhibits as well as play on the kids' ship through Nov. 2. The second floor art room and temporary...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-10-17/alaska-state-museum-be-closed-alaska-day
Art
Russian monk stops in Kodiak

...indifferent to the cultural heritage on the island," Father Startsev said. "Kodiak is a well-known place on the map of Russian America, and it is a great attraction for Orthodox people around the world."Startsev also hopes to build relationships...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2012-08-05/russian-monk-stops-kodiak
Neighbors
Exploring Alaska through books and maps

...encyclopedic knowledge on any number of topics. Mostly, Longenbaugh specializes in the history of Alaska, former Russian America, and maps, but the petite septuagenarian has been around the world by plane, train, automobile, boat and book...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-03-17/exploring-alaska-through-books-and-
Neighbors
Happy 40th birthday to a great artistic tradition

...Southeast Alaska. The party turning 40 is over on Baranof Island, in the lovely town of Sitka. The former capital of Russian America boasts many alluring attractions, from its Russian Orthodox Cathedral to Mount Edgecombe. One of Sitka's assets...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-06-30/happy-40th-birthday-great-artistic-tr
Opinion

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