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Photo: Capitol scaffolding

Dawson Construction Inc. workers stand on scaffolding on the side of the Alaska State Capitol building on Tuesday.
Proposal to buy Anchorage office withdrawn

...decisions.Also on Thursday, the council agreed to move forward with $5.8 million in work this year on the aging state Capitol building. It is part of a larger plan to reinforce the building.
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Around Town for Wednesday, March 19

...Suite 1, Unity Center. Details: 463-1224. Lunch and learn: An introduction to NAMI in Alaska, noon, State Capitol Building room 106.Juneau Explorers: Museums & Exhibition Spaces in Our Town, 12:30-5 p.m., Juneau Douglas City...
Programs at the City Museum in February

...Collections presentation, this month featuring architect Wayne Jensen speaking about the history of the Alaska State Capitol Building. Day camps for kidsElementary school children are invited to spend a day at the City Museum during parent/teacher...
Cost for Capitol renovation more than expected

...approved about $43,000 in cost overruns Wednesday for the first phase of work to reinforce and renovate the state Capitol building.Alaska Commercial Contractors Inc. won the contract for the project, which had a budget of $1.7 million...
First phase of capitol work nears completion

JUNEAU - The first phase of work to reinforce and renovate the state Capitol building is nearing completion.Project superintendent Ben Musielak said the main entrance should be open again by month's end. A side...
Photos: Drill, baby, drill

R&M Engineers took core samples of glacial till at the site of the Alaska State Capitol Building as part of the Capitol Restoration Project. The first phase involves geotechnical investigations looking at the geology under...
3-day celebration planned for Legislature's centennial

...for the Alaska Territorial Legislature from its inception on March 3, 1913, until the completion of the Alaska State Capitol building in 1931.Afternoon and evening events on Sunday, March 3, include comments by Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell and...
Empire Editorial: Repairs needed to save iconic structure

...Creek or the neighborhoods perched on steep hillsides. Of course, there's also the Mendenhall Glacier, the State Capitol Building with its brick and columns now under reconstruction - and the decaying pump house at Sandy Beach.The Treadwell...
Empire Editorial: Let's get behind downtown revitalization

...Silverbow Bakery and Inn. We find hope in the buildings under construction, like the Walter Soboleff Center and the state capitol building. We find hope in seeing new decor and new energy in spaces like The Rookery Cafe and B's Bakery and Bistro...


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