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Today in history

...days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History:On Oct. 9, 1888, the public was first admitted to the Washington Monument.On this date:In 1514, Mary Tudor, the 18-year-old sister of Henry VIII, became Queen consort of France...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-10
Local
My Turn: Bristol Bay Salmon - Alaska's chance for an enduring resolution

...wild-salmon fishery anywhere in the world. Its waste facilities could require an earthen dam taller than the Washington Monument and completely inundate another 20,000 acres with potentially toxic material that would need to be contained...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-03-11/my-turn-bristol-bay-salmon-alaskas-ch
Opinion
Obama, lawmakers to hold meeting on shutdown

...symbols: the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia, the Statue of Liberty in New York, Mount Rushmore in South Dakota, the Washington Monument.Its natural wonders - the Grand Canyon, Yosemite, the Smoky Mountains and more - put up "Closed" signs and...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-10-02/obama-lawmakers-hold-meeting-shutdown
State
Alaska Editorial: Pebble pounded: Latest EPA study is more cause for concern

...685 feet - a dam that, as the EPA documents notes, "would be higher than the St. Louis Gateway Arch and the Washington Monument."But should this latest EPA document mean that the Pebble project should die before its proponents have even...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-05-02/alaska-editorial-pebble-pounded-lates
Opinion
Term II: US must help poor, elderly, Obama says

...inauguration - officials estimated up to 700,000 people - but the crowd still stretched from the Capitol to the Washington Monument. And shortly before the president spoke, U.S. Park Police announced that the public viewing areas on the Mall...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-01-21/obama-takes-public-oath-office
State
Are we putting history in a moving van?

...to Wal-Mart's world headquarters in Bentonville, Ark. The Alaska capital move on a national scale. The Washington Monument from the Mall in the District of Columbia to the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minn. The Lincoln Memorial from...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081901/opE_stevescolmn.shtml
Opinion
Apparent terrorist attack rocks Washington

...federal government took the additional step of shutting down national landmarks across the country, including the Washington Monument, the Statue of Liberty and the St. Louis Gateway Arch, among other locations, according to the National Park...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091101/sta_washington.shtml
News
This Day in History

...In 1790, Congress moved from New York to Philadelphia. In 1884, Army engineers completed construction of the Washington Monument. In 1923, a presidential address was broadcast on radio for the first time as President Coolidge spoke to a joint...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120605/sta_20051206011.shtml
News
This Day in History

...In 1790, Congress moved from New York to Philadelphia. In 1884, Army engineers completed construction of the Washington Monument. In 1923, a presidential address was broadcast on radio for the first time as President Coolidge spoke to a joint...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120606/sta_20061206027.shtml
News
Alaska Digest

...of the land and water barriers and the weather, Finan said. Reagan National presents similar problems with the Washington Monument and no-fly zones over the White House, he added. Alaska Airlines has been using RNP for other communities in...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122105/sta_20051221008.shtml
News

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