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In Alaska Sound off on the important issues at In 1799, Czar Paul I granted the first charter to the Russian-American Co. In 1877, Dr. Sheldon Jackson arrived in Wrangell on his first visit to Alaska. In 1959, 40 high schoolers...

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Tale of a cursed ship

...archaeologist, Mike Yarborough, who had spent more than a decade researching the 1860 wreck of the 132-foot Russian American Co. ship Kad'yak. The three-masted freighter was carrying 350 tons of ice from Kodiak to San Francisco when it...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091505/thi_20050915012.shtml
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In search of Baranov

...Alexander Baranov, who was chief manager of the Russian American Co. from 1790 to 1818. The small town of 12,000...and Kolychev presented a replica flag of the Russian American Co. The event was well attended as the town turned...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120805/loc_20051208018.shtml
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...urgent call came into the Alaska State Museum. Someone badly needed to know the name of the wife of 19th century Russian-American Co. top official Aleksandr Baranov, the man Baranof Island is named after. The historical experts were called in...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/042599/Ins_iout.shtml
A Russian birthday celebration for Santa Claus

...to penetrate the Aleutian Islands were men from Velikii Ustug, and Mikhail Buldakov, the chief director of the Russian American Co. during the tenure of Alexander Baranov, was from the town and maintained a summer palace there. Having received...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122107/nei_20071221002.shtml
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This Day in History

In Alaska In 1799, Czar Paul the First of Russia granted the first charter to the Russian American Co. In 1900, the Nome Daily Chronicle was established, but operated as a daily for only six weeks. In 1959, Stan Upton finished...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081105/sta_20050811023.shtml
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Remembering the coast's first sighting by European explorers

...Kolychev presented an icon of a mother and child that he had brought from Moscow. The next day, the three hoisted the Russian American Co. flag and headed aboard my son's 23-foot boat to Pelican and the outer coast. What an experience it was for...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090905/nei_20050909022.shtml
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Alaska Digest

...located at the Cathedral of St. Michael the Archangel in Sitka, where its been since 1850. It was a gift from the Russian American Co. LeConte delayed in return to service JUNEAU - The Alaska state ferry LeConte will be at least one day late returning...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111705/sta_20051117002.shtml
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Image of Grace

...America's first ruling Orthodox bishop, to create it for the Cathedral of St. Michael the Archangel in Sitka. The Russian American Co., a colonial trading company, presented it to Sitka in 1850, two years after the cathedral was built. Over...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111805/loc_20051118025.shtml
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Gallery Walk - the biggest First Friday of the year

...story covers early European contact in Alaska and the subsequent Russian presence and winds through the departure of Russian American Co. manager Alexander Baranov after three decades. It includes reproductions and accounts of operations in Kodiak...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120204/thi_20041202028.shtml
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