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Dee Longenbaugh wins "Contributions to Literacy" award

Juneau's Dee Longenbaugh, known to many as the long-time owner of The Observatory bookstore, has been honored with a 2015 Contributions to Literacy award from the Alaska Center for the Book. Longenbaugh, a historian...
Rare Shakespeare book to visit Juneau in 2016

...and we'll have that over there," said Claire Imamura of the state library.Dee Longenbaugh, who owns The Observatory bookstore in downtown Juneau, is an antiquarian specializing in Alaskana, maps and books. She called the announcement...
Thoughts on Richard Dauenhauer

...the combination was breathtaking. He will be sadly missed.-- Dee Longenbaugh, historian and owner of the Observatory bookstore I would like to submit a poem ("Shaking Hands with Beethoven," shown above) that Dick wrote about my husband...
Alaska books roundup 2013

...culture was conducted in the 1880s. This new edition includes a foreword by Juneau's Dee Longenbaugh, owner of the Observatory bookstore. (Epicenter Press, April 2013)"Unlikely Liberal: Sarah Palin's Curious Record as Alaska's Governor...
Book review: 'Under The North Star'

...pages plus Index. Moderate number of black-and-white photographs. ? Dee Longenbaugh is the owner of The Observatory bookstore in downtown Juneau, as well as an historian and the author of numerous articles on the history of Alaska...
Juneau Empire Story Archive Baranof Island is named after. The historical experts were called in - specifically Dee Longenbaugh at The Observatory bookstore - who came up with the answer, Matrena. The information was passed on with a question about the type of research...
Longtime Alaskan, book store owner receives legislative honor

...citizenship and her contributions to Alaska history." Dee Longenbaugh, an Alaska resident since 1963, opened The Observatory bookstore in Sitka in 1977, mainly to share her passion for Russian America history books and antiquarian maps. "I'd...
Men cut each other in fight downtown of Friday. Investigators are looking into the fight that took place two blocks east of the Capitol near The Observatory Bookstore hours before the bars closed. Charges could come in the future, Brown-Mills said. Police did not release...
Best Bets: 'Manna from Heaven,' skating and Kissinger

...magazine, and baskets made of dried fish skins (they are cool-looking, really). Map diva Dee Longenbaugh of The Observatory Bookstore, who can tell you stories about Juneau history that would make your pigtails stand on end, will be curating...
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Inside/Out on that one," Duncan said. All in a name We're used to tourists confusing Tlingits with Eskimos. But the Observatory bookstore downtown heard a new one the other day. "I want a book about the Klondike Indians," asked the confused customer...


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