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Dee Longenbaugh wins "Contributions to Literacy" award

...Longenbaugh, known to many as the long-time owner of The Observatory bookstore, has been honored with a 2015 Contributions...year's recipients.When Dee Longenbaugh opened The Observatory in Sitka in 1977, it was the first rare and used...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-07-29/dee-longenbaugh-wins-contributions-litera
Art
Scientists record explosion at Aleutian's Cleveland Volcano

...that they are associated with some sort of ash production," she said.Clouds obscured the sky at 30,000 feet. The observatory detected no ash above the clouds.The Federal Aviation Administration and the airline industry become concerned for...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-21/scientists-record-explosion-aleutians-c
State
Record explosion rocks Cleveland Volcano

...that they are associated with some sort of ash production," she said.Clouds obscured the sky at 30,000 feet. The observatory detected no ash above the clouds.The Federal Aviation Administration and the airline industry become concerned for...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-22/record-explosion-rocks-cleveland-volcan
State
3 Spanish reporters missing in war-torn Aleppo in Syria

...district of Aleppo on July 13. The Observatory relies on a network of activists...including women and children.The Observatory for Human Rights said the attack...were wounded in the fighting.The Observatory said the Syrian government air...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-22/3-spanish-reporters-missing-war-torn-
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Kurds keep up offensive against extremists in northern Syria

...Kurdish forces, according to the observatory and Kurdish activist Mustafa...will strike back, he told AP.The Observatory said the YPG and its allies are...killed" at the Brigade 93 base. The Observatory said the bodies of 26 IS fighters...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-24/kurds-keep-offensive-against-extremis
Not For Web
Alaska literacy advocates honored

...the Alaska Spirit of Reading program.Longenbaugh opened the first rare and used bookstore in Southeast Alaska, The Observatory, located in downtown Juneau. The shop is known for its vast historical map collection and books focused on Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-07-05/alaska-literacy-advocates-honored
Neighbors
IS militants attack two cities in Syria

...agency.IS fighters entered the village of Barkh Botan near Kobani, opening fire on civilians and killing 20 people, the Observatory said. Syria's state news agency SANA said 22 people were killed, including women and children.The differing...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-26/militants-attack-two-cities-syria
Not For Web
Fears mount over Palmyra as IS expands territory in Syria

...fall came at a deadly toll.The Observatory said Thursday that according...Tamr on Wednesday, according to the Observatory and the Kurdish forces known...People's Protection Units, or YPG.The Observatory said YPG fighters were backed...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-22/fears-mount-over-palmyra-expands-terr
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Rare Shakespeare book to visit Juneau in 2016

...open, 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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-05/rare-shakespeare-book-visit-juneau-2016
Local
Destinations for 2015

...tours are expensive and itineraries are limited.NEW YORK CITYTwo big openings take place in the Big Apple in 2015: the observatory at 1 World Trade in late spring and the new Whitney Museum of American Art in May in Manhattan's Meatpacking District...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-12-28/destinations-2015
Neighbors

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