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My Turn: A man to be remembered

...Secretary of State.This rather fortuitous turn of events was the beginning of our young nation's fascination with Russian America and the territory later known as Alaska (derived from the Aleut name). While Seward's contributions to our country...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-06/my-turn-man-be-remembered
Opinion
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
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
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
Good reads

...A few black-and-white photographs.Glorious MisadventuresThe subtitle of "Nikolai Rezanov and the Dream of a Russian America" tells us more about this book. Like the Hudson's Bay Company of England, the Russian American Company was the...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-08-14/good-reads
Art
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
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
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
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

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