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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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-11-29/report-safety-justice-systems-rural-ala
State
This Day in History

In Alaska Sound off on the important issues at In 1893, an official survey of the town site of Juneau was commenced by C.W. Garside. In 1912, the Alaska Daily Empire was established by J.F.A. Strong, who became...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/110207/sta_20071102026.shtml
News
This Day in History

...non-Native world. In 1915, an auction was held to sell 50-foot-by-140-foot lots on the original 347-acre town site for Anchorage. In 1923, President Warren G. Harding drove the golden spike at Nenana, marking completion of the Alaska...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071505/sta_20050715005.shtml
News
Douglas land sale safeguards proposed

...public use. On Tuesday, the Juneau Planning Commission will consider the conveyance of about 134 acres above the Douglas town site to the Alaska Mental Health Trust. It would be the culmination of an equal-value land swap begun two years ago with...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121099/Loc_douglas.html
Local
Ice jam causes worst flooding in Eagle's history

...telephone Tuesday. Cabins in the old village site have been destroyed by flooding this week. Two miles away, in the new town site, about 16 homes were flooded in addition to the damage to businesses along Front Street, where "huge blocks of ice...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/050609/reg_436915036.shtml
The founding of Harrisburgh and the decline of Harris

...to be Alaska Day, they claimed a town-site along the beach. The record entered...acres for the purpose of erecting a town site, commencing at a point one mile...lots running back 200 feet. Said town site named and styled Harrisburgh. October...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2012-02-26/founding-harrisburgh-and-decline-ha
Neighbors
A history of Juneau's headlines

...settlement. On Oct. 18 of the same year (the date now observed as Alaska Day), the men blocked out an 160-acre town site on the beach and called it Harrisburg. By December, the town's population had grown to 30 miners. That first Christmas...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010911/nei_767464003.shtml
Neighbors

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