So long, Sarah

web-posted Wednesday, July 22, 2009
This week Juneau will lose its most famous part-time resident when Sarah Palin turns the power of governor over to Lt. Gov. Sean Parnell on Sunday, June 26 at a swearing-in ceremony in Fairbanks.
web-posted Wednesday, July 08, 2009
In 1959 the headlines across Alaska were simple -"We're In!" - and the nation knew what it meant. On the eve of our grand reenactment of our 1959 celebrations, thanks to Governor Sarah Palin, once again the eyes of the nation were on Alaska.
Fourth of July intrigue outside the governor's mansion
web-posted Wednesday, July 08, 2009
Gov. Sarah Palin may be keeping a low profile but the governor's mansion drew not only strolling tourists on July 4th but four police cruisers and a CBS News camera crew that filmed the emergence of a hooded, sun-glassed woman who left in an unmarked state vehicle.
web-posted Wednesday, July 08, 2009
web-posted Friday, July 03, 2009
Photo: Palin addresses protesters
web-posted Wednesday, March 25, 2009
Dozens of arts and education supporters gathered on the Capitol steps at noon last Friday to protest Gov. Sarah Palin's rejection of federal stimulus dollars. The state of Alaska was offered approximately $930 million from the federal government. Last Thursday, Palin decided to reject almost $288 million, much of which would have gone toward arts and education programs.
web-posted Wednesday, February 25, 2009
A new biography about Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin was released Feb. 17. The book, "Trailblazer: An Intimate Biography of Sarah Palin," was written by People magazine assistant editor Lorenzo Benet.
web-posted Wednesday, January 07, 2009
Gov. Sarah Palin has welcomed her first grandchild, Tripp Easton Mitchell Johnston, born to Bristol Palin and Levi Johnston on Dec. 27.
web-posted Wednesday, December 31, 2008
Bristol Palin, the 18-year-old daughter of Gov. Sarah Palin, gave birth to a son on Sunday in Palmer, according to media reports.
Spotted Gallery: 2008  Governors Open House
web-posted Wednesday, December 10, 2008
web-posted Wednesday, December 10, 2008
Alaska has a long and proud tradition of open government and citizen access to the state's public records.
web-posted Wednesday, December 03, 2008
Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin was back on the stump today, this time campaigning for Sen. Saxby Chambliss in cities across Georgia and laying groundwork for her own possible presidential bid in 2012.
web-posted Wednesday, October 22, 2008
The recent addition of Cook Inlet's beluga whales to the endangered species list was called a "premature" move by Gov. Sarah Palin last week.
web-posted Wednesday, September 17, 2008
In the small town of Wasilla about 15 miles from Anchorage, views differ of hometown girl Sarah Palin, who was nominated recently as running mate for Republican presidential candidate John McCain.
Former Ms. Wasilla ready to be called Mrs. Vice President
web-posted Wednesday, September 3, 2008
Gov. Sarah Palin once said there was too much work to be done in Alaska to even accept an offer for the vice presidency. But on Friday she was singing a new tune and hopped on the first plane out of Anchorage as Sen. Joh McCain's running mate in the upcoming presidential election.
SAGA brings in new batch of recruits
web-posted Wednesday, April 23, 2008
Lionel Alexander does not consider himself to be an outdoorsy person, but he will spend his entire summer working outdoors as part of the Alaska Service Corps.
Palin: Budget cuts a disservice to Alaskans
web-posted Wednesday, April 2, 2008
Gov. Sarah Palin and key cabinet members criticized legislators today for cutting funding to the state's budget for energy studies and emergency programs.
Public enjoys holiday tradition of Governor's annual open house
web-posted Wednesday, December 19, 2007
The governor's mansion bustled with the Christmas spirit on Friday, Dec. 14, as people from the Juneau community lined up to join the festivities.
Photo: Pageant preparation
web-posted Wednesday, November 14, 2007
Gov. Sarah Palin with Miss Alaska Preteen Charlotte Brown, who leaves for Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla. on Sunday, Nov. 18 to represent Alaska.
Photos: Third graders take time for tea
web-posted Wednesday, October 31, 2007
Photo: Family fun
web-posted Wednesday, September 19, 2007
Gov. Sarah Palin, left, and her oldest daughter Bristol, right, watch as Palin's youngest daughter, Piper, performs gymnastics in the governor's mansion, Friday, Sept. 14. Palin's family was together in Juneau for the day to take photos before the busy holiday season.
Photo: Governor Palin participates in Petersburg festival
web-posted Wednesday, May 30, 2007
Governor Sarah Palin participated in the annual Little Norway Festival festivities in Petersburg. The event, commemorating Southeast Alaskan life, took place May 17-20.
Photo: Time to play ball
web-posted Wednesday, May 9, 2007
Gov. Sarah Palin tosses the first pitch of the season of Gastineau Channel Little League on May 5, at Adair-Kennedy Baseball Field as her daughter Piper, right, along with hundreds of players, watch. The league is funded by the Youth Activities Grant from the City and Borough of Juneau, donations and sponsors. It is Juneau's largest youth sports organization and started in 1952 by volunteers.
Palin honors volunteers during reception
web-posted Wednesday, March 14, 2007
Alaska Governor Sarah Palin announced the 2007 Juneau Big Brother and Big Sister of the Year awards Tuesday night during a reception at the Governor's house. The awards were part of the annual celebration of community and school mentors of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southeast Alaska. Winners of the agency's regional essay contest were also announced.
Gov. Palin to sell jet on eBay
web-posted Wednesday, December 20, 2006
Gov. Sarah Palin directed Department of Public Safety Commissioner, Walt Monegan, to sell the jet that was purchased by former Gov. Frank Murkowski's administration. The Westwind II will be put up for auction on eBay.
Photos: Governor holds open house for the holidays
web-posted Wednesday, December 20, 2006
Annika Pearson, 7, and Catriona Pearson, 5, welcome Gov. Sarah Palin at the holiday open house Dec. 11, at the governor's mansion. The girls were excited to meet the new governor, who made an impression on the girls, especially since she is Alaska's first woman to hold that office. "She was so nice and friendly," said Annika Pearson.
Joining together
web-posted Tuesday, September 26, 2006
Talk of the ferry system, logging, mining and the future of Alaska filled the Ted Ferry Center in Ketchikan as community leaders from across the region attended the Southeast Conference last week.