Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for March 30

...attention. It'd be nice to see fewer of them.Thumbs up to blue-sky dreaming. This month, Vladimir Yakunin - head of Russian Railways - presented a plan for something he calls the "Trans-Eurasian Belt Development." This multibillion-dollar idea...
Off the Beaten Path: In the shadow of Vitus Bering, part I

...Path will conclude the narrative. In 1741 the St. Peter, a Russian ship, sighted the jagged, ice covered mountains and dark...Zemlya - "the big land" - the greatest geographical find in Russian history. They named the tallest peak Mount St. Elias, after...
Oil council: Shale won't last, Arctic drilling needed now

...Arctic holds about a quarter of the world's undiscovered conventional oil and gas deposits, geologists estimate. While the Russian Arctic has the biggest share of oil and gas together, the U.S. and Russia are thought to have about the same amount of...
Police seek Pel' Meni burglar

Someone broke into Juneau's most beloved Russian dumpling joint, Pel' Meni in the blue Wharf building downtown, and stole $2,000 earlier this month.Police are now asking...
Symphony conductor candidate #3 to lead concerts

...chosen a program of music centered on Russian composers: Anatol Liadov, Sergei...said to represent different aspects of Russian romanticism, he said.The program will begin with Liadov's "Eight Russian Folk Songs," composed in the early...
What's happening this week

...before the performance in the auditorium. Program: Eight Russian Folk Songs by Liadov, Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Major by...before the performance in the auditorium. Program: Eight Russian Folk Songs by Liadov, Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Major by...
Louise Juliana Kleinenberg

...State of Alaska in various positions; her last job was working in the State Library where she assisted in the translation of Russian documents into English. After retiring from the State of Alaska, Louise and her daughter Rose and family, moved to Utah...
TMHS student recognitions for March

...Sullivan, sophomore, nominated by Ms. LelchukMs. Lelchuk said: "Emily is in my Russian and Digital Arts classes. She is active, hardworking and fun. In Russian, Emily is always on top of all projects. She is a great motivation for all. Emily...
Today In Sports History for Sunday, March 15

...surprise.2004 - Alexander Mogilny has three assists in Toronto's 6-5 overtime victory at Buffalo, becoming the second Russian to reach the NHL's 1,000-point plateau.2008 - Georgia Southern sets an NCAA record for all Divisions, hitting 14 home...
Wearable Art of Place: Jewelry

...before contact. According to the AMNH, the "Tlingit had developed basic metalworking long before the mid-1700s, when Russian explorers arrived." Copper, which is indigenous to Alaska, was their primary metal in the early days; just how early this...


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