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.
The main task of the Alaska Statehood Committee was to publicize and educate the public in Alaska and Outside on what statehood would do.
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.
The C-130 that took off to the ill-fated flight had stirred up a flock of Canadian geese, which had not been made known to the Yukla 27 crew.
Mental problems, social issues, drug use, lack of education, lack of employment opportunities—all sorts of causes of crime are considered.
With savage winds and the thermometer reading 80 below, Seppala had justified the faith placed in them by the organizers of the Serum Run.