Ed Willis

Long-time Alaskan and former legislator Edward C. Willis died Oct. 8, 2018. He was 94.

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Why Alaskans Wanted Statehood

The main task of the Alaska Statehood Committee was to publicize and educate the public in Alaska and Outside on what statehood would do.

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Crowd gathers to celebrate removal of Eklutna dam

About 150 people gathered and formed a bucket brigade at Eklutna Lake for the removal of a dam blocking salmon runs for nearly 90 years.

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Public Art @ the Library, Part One

There are a lot of art installations at the five Anchorage Public Library locations, and they have interesting stories to go with them.

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Eklutna dam removal project completed

The $7.5 million Eklutna River dam removal project initiated in September 2016 was completed this summer, according to Brad Meiklejohn.

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The Unfortunate Demise of Tom Thumb Montessori Schools

Tom Thumb Montessori School (TTMS) was the first Montessori School in Alaska. But by 2006 Tom Thumb was dead.

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Learn something new @ the Library

We offer a lot of events for adults. We also have a roster of recurring programs and clubs for everyone. Learn something new at the Library!

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Navigating educational options

Picking an educational path is takes a great deal of meticulous research. Use this article as a launching point into finding a school.

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Hidden Treasures @ the Library, Part Two

If you have any questions or want a guided tour, come in to any Anchorage Public Library location and staff will be happy to help you!

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What You Need to Know about how the Alaska Legislature Works

Few Alaskans ever really go to Juneau and experience the place first-hand as it is in session. The expense is too great for a casual visit.

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