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Remote winters

...have packed up, stocked up, and headed to Baranof Wilderness Lodge for seven months of solitude and snow removal.The town site of Baranof is in Warm Springs Bay, on the inner side of Baranof Island, almost directly east of Sitka. It isn't the...
Three bear cubs orphaned in Interior Alaska need homes

...reported on Sept. 16. The sow was killed along the dike that separates Galena's old town neighborhood from the new town site.Galena-based Alaska Wildlife Trooper Darrell Hildebrand is investigating the illegal kill."No one fessed up to...
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.
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...
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 started and is now home to about 1,000. The old town site includes one building in good shape - the church of the...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...


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