Thanksgiving was made a federal holiday in 1863 when Abraham Lincoln saw it as a pathway toward reconciliation between North and South.
The question as to what can be done to reduce crime is a tough one. If this writer had the answer, he would shout it from the rooftops.
The 2018 elections are over. As Will Rogers said, “Politics has become so expensive that it takes a lot of money even to be defeated.”
Sunday, Nov. 11, marks the day exactly 100 years ago when the Armistice ending the Great War, World War I, was signed.
One holiday many children look forward to each year is Halloween, a tradition that goes back hundreds of years.
An enterprising promoter, Henry D. Reynolds, jumped to start the competing Home Railroad by extending the Syndicate’s Valdez route.
On Oct. 18 we celebrate Alaska Day. We acknowledge William Seward on March 30, when we celebrate the day he bought Alaska.
We welcome the water flowing unimpeded from Eklutna Lake while honoring those who went before from the old dam that did its job admirably.
October 18 is observed as Alaska Day, a holiday celebrating the transfer of Alaska from Russia to the United States.
In days of yore when the northland was being explored, boats served when the water was open; when frozen, dog sleds were the mode of travel.