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Relentless on research

Retirement hasn't stopped Olson from digging deeper Wally Olson bends over the old map of Bucareli Bay, a page from an atlas published in 1793, and sees life in the fragile brown lines of the...
A helping hand

...have made me not only happy but also proud, to be a resident of Juneau.We may not have all the amenities facilities and attraction that larger urban centers have, but we sure seem to have some really good neighbors.Wally Olson, Auke Bay
Caught in the act

...we're missing something. There ought to be recognition of the smallest things that make this community great. It was Wally Olson who ultimately inspired me to pursue this recognition of such small things. I had been pondering the concept for some...
Much to be learned

Thanks Wally Olson, for your excellent comment (Empire, Dec. 12) on Alaska's economy! Yes, our economy is more than timber, fishing, mining...
Missing from the election pamphlet

I wonder if Wally Olson, letter to the editor on Aug. 9, got a different primary election pamphlet than I did. Sound off on the important issues at...
More thoughts on technology

I'm writing in response to Wally Olson's "Thoughts" column on world population that appeared in the Aug. 10 issue of the Juneau Empire. I appreciate hearing a voice...
Slide show details Spanish exploration in Southeast

...the American Revolution and were the first Europeans to meet and describe the Tlingit people. Juneau anthropologist Wally Olson has studied and translated original handwritten journals of these early explorers and will show slides and maps and...
Creative frontier

...of these people have benefited from the University of Alaska system. Isn't it time some state administration recognize we are not the "last frontier," but we are the frontier of creative and yet traditional cultures? Wally Olson Juneau
Library hosts local author celebration

...Scott Foster, Mary Lou Spartz, Cindy Boesser, Marge Hermans Osborn, Jean Rogers, George Rogers, Bridget Smith, Wally Olson, Nancy Ferrell, Ed Ferrell, Marin Darlin, Roy Varin, John Hudson, Sandy Harbanuk, Toby Harbanuk, James King...
Impressed with ecumenical cooperation

...common Christian beliefs outweighed denominational differences. The spirit of cooperation, not just in words but in practice, over many generations makes one proud to be an Alaskan. Sound off on the important issues at Wally Olson Auke Bay


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