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Kenai library one of six nominated for national award

...exhibit, the Haines Library, Bethel's Yupiit Piciryarait Cultural Center Museum, Dorothy Page Museum and Historic Town Site (Wasilla), Fairbanks Children's Museum and the Kenai Community Library.

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-07-24/kenai-library-one-six-nominated-national-
Art
Accumulated Fragments: Following in the footsteps of Harris and Juneau

...staked claims in Silver Bow Basin and on the mountainside above it. On Oct. 18, 1880, Harris and Juneau developed a town site claim of 160 acres which they named Harrisburg. Each took a lot on the waterfront, on what became known as Miners Cove...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-03-02/accumulated-fragments-following-foo
Neighbors
Alaska Science Forum: Biologist creates legacy at village goose camp

...picture. The bird-banding camp was held at the Old Chevak town site, a two-hour boat ride from new Chevak, which had a...study started and is now home to about 1,000. The old town site includes one building in good shape - the church of the...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-11-29/alaska-science-forum-biologist-creat
Outdoors
Report: Safety, justice systems in rural Alaska worst in U.S.

...Southeast Alaska. While the state won the case, the commission doesn't agree that the decision exempts Alaska Native town site land or Alaska Native allotments from Indian country. The commission points out that the Secretary of the Interior is capable...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-11-29/report-safety-justice-systems-rural-ala
State
Landslide leads to Dyea flood

...of the historic Chilkoot Trail and was a bustling city of 8,000 during the peak of the gold rush. The old historic town site of Dyea isn't at risk and bridges in the area are intact, Ward said. People hiking the Chilkoot Trail were above the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072302/loc_flood.shtml
News
Skagway's petition revived

...borders the Haines Borough, which includes more than 2,300 square miles in addition to the unincorporated Haines town site. In the 1990s, the state Department of Community and Economic Development, which serves as the resource staff for the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092205/sta_20050922010.shtml
News
Paddling in the Yukon

...towns that were abandoned, along with numerous mining sites and cabins. Kissel was walking though one of the abandoned town sites when he found a 1902 newspaper with headlines about the Boer War ending in South Africa. "Evidently, they used newspapers...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101101/Out_yukon1.shtml
Out
A hill with a history

...hilltop Telephone Hill is known for its view, but the area also has a rich history. Located within the original Juneau town site, Telephone Hill was one of the first areas claimed by early settlers. During the past century, the hill has had many...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112104/loc_20041121003.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...forced the guard's move from its downtown location. ``The 46 acres is not located next to the existing (Douglas) town site, but is behind Crow Hill Drive,'' Gilbertson said. ``The original parcel involved four development pockets and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012600/Loc_land.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...1 million acres of allotments and town sites. ``The Knowles administration...have governmental powers over Native town sites. The state wants to argue that such...over a huge area of allotments and town site lots. The cases are appeals of decisions...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062000/Loc_tribe.shtml

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