Laura Blankenship and Shawn Duval, both of Juneau, were married May 30, 2009, at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. A reception immediately followed at Joe's Stonecrab and Steakhouse.
The bride is the daughter of Bernadette Blankenship. She is an assistant legal editor for the Legislative Affairs Agency.
The groom is the son of Chuck and Susan Duval. He is a mechanic for Coeur Alaska.
The maid of honor was Jenny Thomas, and the flower girls were the groom's nieces, Saylor and Andrea Kent.
The best man was Jeremy Sidney, and the ring bearer was the bride's nephew, Andrew Blankenship.
The couple honeymooned in Washington and Oregon and made their home in Juneau.