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Bartlett Foundation Thanks Community

...Wayne Painter, Wingnut Auto Salon, Wilderness Peaks Gallery, White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad, and Wings Airways/Taku Lodge.Huge thanks to Fund-a-Need donors: Barb Murray, Bill Peters, Catherine Peimann, Chuck and Sue Bill, Claire...
Fireside lecture to highlight Mary Joyce of Mary Joyce - a nurse, pilot, movie actress, Taku Lodge owner and bar owner in Juneau in her later years. She mushed a team of sled dogs from Taku Lodge to Fairbanks making much of the journey alone. As always...
Off the Beaten Path: In the spirit of Mary Joyce

...ailing and rich World War One veteran, she sailed up the Inside Passage and became one of the original owners of the Taku Lodge. Among many accomplishments and adventures, she mushed a dog team 1,000 miles to Fairbanks and was one of the first...
Police & Fire for Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014

...extinguished.? At 10:47 a.m. Tuesday, advanced life support care was given to a man in the wilderness upriver of Taku Lodge. He was taken to BRH by Coastal Helicopters.? At 2:31 p.m. Tuesday, advanced life support care was given to a...
Arts benefactor donates $100K

...called the Alaskan.In 1972 he and his wife bought the Taku Lodge."It was in really in bad shape, it was falling apart...spent seven years fixing it up."In 1979 they opened Taku Lodge as a salmon bake and tourist lodge, a role the building...
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Fireside Lecture: 'Mary Joyce: An Extraordinary Alaskan Woman'

...bought the property - 14 buildings, 15 sled dogs, and three head of cattle - and deeded it to Joyce, who renamed it the Taku Lodge. That winter Joyce operated a radio station at the lodge for Pacific Alaska Airways' twice-weekly run from Juneau...
Robert Anderson II

...friends Kenny Logan, Billy Barnhart, and many others fishing with Tim, and river boat running for Gil Bixby at the Taku Lodge.Bob moved to Yakutat in the early 1970's after meeting and marrying Evelyn Converse Mallott. Together, they had...
Bartlett Regional Hospital Foundation thanks the community of Juneau

...Timberline Bar & Grill, Tongass Veterinary Services, Ugly Cupcake, Un-Cruise Adventures, Wild Oven, and Wings Airways/Taku Lodge."We are so grateful to Juneau's business community for sponsorships and donations of wonderful auction items for...
Fundraiser for Discovery SE hosted by Alaska Zipline Adventures a silent action that will run during the entire event. Some of the auctions items include float plane trips to the Taku Lodge, helicopter tours, gym membership trials, outdoor gear, gift certificates to Rejuvenation, Jerry's Meats & Seafood...
State Library talk to focus on Mary Joyce

...a home base to raise huskies. After Hack Smith's death, Joyce took over ownership of the lodge, renaming it the Taku Lodge. From there she operated a radio station for the Pacific Alaska Airways and continued to raise sled dogs.Joyce's...


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