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My Turn: Why historic preservation matters

...librarians in residence. These personal memories are connected to this building. For me, I will never forget the 50th anniversary of statehood ceremony of the raising of the statehood flag at our building on July 4, 2009. It was a triumph to bring...
Honoring artistic Alaskans

...countless groups to put on spectacular events that delight the senses and expand the mind, ranging from the 50th Anniversary of Statehood to annual 4th of July festivities, and galas for organizations large and small. Schaff's firm Art Services...
Jurors review capitol designers can feel the passion and commitment." Juneau Mayor Bruce Botelho wants to dedicate the new capitol on the 50th anniversary of statehood on Jan. 3, 2009 Feiner said building a capitol is an appropriate way to mark Alaska's golden anniversary...
Neighbors Digest

...statehood celebration JUNEAU - On Jan. 3, 1959, Alaska became the 49th United State. Now, as we approach the 50th anniversary of statehood, Alaskans statewide are planning events to celebrate. Those interested in helping plan Juneau's 50th...
Add dome to Capitol

A fitting project to commemorate the 50th anniversary of statehood would be to add a dome-like structure or sculpture to the top of our Capitol building - something in keeping with the character...
Local artists invited to make a splash with public art project

...written around that time, it was subsequently put aside, but was resurrected last year as a way to celebrate the 50th anniversary of statehood.Ruddy said its especially fitting for Wallen to make the sculpture, as he created the Windfall Fisherman...
Capital City Celebrations says thank you, sells memorabilia

...designated the Juneau family-owned business Miners Postal, a U.S. Postal Service location, as an outlet for the 50th Anniversary of Statehood memorabilia. Located at Front and Franklin Streets, the store will be offering the Statehood bronze medallions...
Around Town

...Valliant Center, Classroom. Free. Details: 796-8422. Capital City Celebrations volunteer meeting for the 50th Anniversary of Statehood, 7 p.m., Mendenhall Valley library. Details: Kaysa, 957-6665 or Kathy, 723-3621. Take Off Pounds...
Original bell ringer this year's Juneau Grand Marshall

...there were a lot of people more important than I who could be doing it." Derr goes on to explain, "It is the 50th anniversary of statehood. You need to find somebody who was associated with it at the time. Most of the people who were working...
50th anniversary tribute moving

...ship and the public could not come on board except by invitation. At 9 a.m., a truly moving tribute to the 50th anniversary of statehood was held in the original setting of the first celebration at the Juneau-Douglas City Museum, the original...


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