HistoricLee, Lee Jordan, passed quite suddenly New Year's Eve. Lee was a wonderful friend to the ECHO. It's with great sadness we share this.
The Gold Rush seems to be the reason everyone came to Alaska, but where did they look for these rich-man's veins? Cook Inlet was a popular place to start.
It was at 2 p.m. on Monday, June 30, 1958, that Alaskans learned about their statehood. A huge bonfire would be lit in celebration of the event.