Rodney Jay Franzen

...his mother passed he returned to Juneau, Alaska, where he grew up in what was known as the Johnson Home. Alaska was a mainstay...looked forward to returning one more time. Rodney ultimately ended up in Cuba, New Mexico where he resided with his wife and soulmate...
Kathryn Ann Hansen

...home in Juneau. Kathy was born to Therman and Anne Lewis in Ketchikan on January 20, 1950, but spent her childhood growing up in Petersburg. She graduated from Petersburg High school in 1968, and later attended Griffin Business College in Seattle, WA...
Richard Joseph Cook

...It was there that their first child, Aaron, was born and the family then moved to Plains, Montana in 1974 where Rick set up a private dental practice. It was in Plains where their other 3 children, Marie, Becky and Jacob were born and where the family...
Ronald Heinrich Kleinenberg

...managing his gift shops in downtown Juneau. Growing up in Juneau, Ron made many, many long lasting friendships...the crowd. He was so full of energy he would light up the room. He would walk up to complete strangers and walk away with new friends...
Empire Editorial: Alaska's prison system is killing Alaskans

...having a bad morning.On Aug. 14, he woke up in jail. The night before, with a blood-alcohol...the supervision of a camera.When he woke up, he was sober and angry. He wanted out...him to knock off the banging and suck it up. He would be getting out soon. Murphy...
First snow tallies show effects of winter storm: 5 inches downtown, 10 in Valley

...right.On Wednesday morning, Juneauites woke up to find that the National Weather Service winter...In the Mendenhall Valley, it picked back up again after midnight. "The snowfall weight has picked up," Lam said.Between 3 a.m. and 9 a...
Western US hit with blast of winter weather

...blizzard-like conditions Monday to parts of the West after whipping up a damaging tornado in Central California and buffeting the Los...people aboard. They were not seriously injuredForecasters said up to 8 inches of snow could fall in California mountains at the...
Nation and World
Second major oil company abandons Arctic exploration

Environmental groups are hailing the announcement that Norwegian oil giant Statoil is giving up on its oil and gas exploration in the Arctic Ocean north of Alaska. The reaction of the state's elected officials has been far...
Review: The sad beauty of 'Cabin, Clearing, Forest'

...bears, float plane crashes, hypothermia.Ask someone who grew up here about the threats he experienced or witnessed in his home...on Thane Road, and make trips to Foodland. They also get beat up and arrested in front of the Imperial Bar, get pissing-their-pants...
Alaska Historic Canneries Initiative Grant Program announced

...Grant Program to fund projects that document, preserve, and educate about the history of the Alaska seafood industry. Grants of up to $1,000 are available to individuals and organizations, and are meant to jumpstart cannery history projects in Alaska...


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