Former First Lady Neva Egan, approximately 1974.
Neva Egan has died at the age of 96. She was the state’s very first First Lady.
She passed away Wednesday night (Jan. 19, 2011) at the Juneau Pioneer Home.
The wife of the late Governor Bill Egan, she was the mother of Juneau State Senator Dennis Egan.
- Residents in a homeless camp off Egan Drive have been given 14 days to vacate the property. The area owned by the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority is slated for sale and redevelopment.
- Rural health aides have a long, successful history of improving access to health care in Alaska. Now, dental a program based on that model is improving oral care in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta.
- From midnight Monday through about 1 p.m. Tuesday, Ketchikan received more than 8 inches of rain.
- Canadian power company Hydro One isn't interested in selling Alaska Electric Light & Power Company. But the Juneau Assembly still wants to study the prospect of a municipal-owned utility.