Lee Jordan: Our Community’s Bedrock

I’ve known Lee Jordan for many years and was deeply saddened to hear of his passing. Over the years he was my editor, mentor, colleague, and friend.

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Captain Mike Healy Had Faith in Ship and Self

Even the US Coast Guard, the successor to the Revenue Cutter Service, proudly recognizes Healy as the first black captain of one of its ships.

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We Lost The Wonderful HistoricLee

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.

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Ignoring past, we’ll try to peek at the future

This writer enjoys writing about Alaska’s intriguing past, but he decided to try his hand at prognosticating on the new year of 2019.

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Christmas is time for sharing, gathering

Christmas, though, is the season to be merry, not mired in pity. Helping the needy through a donation of time and money is good for the soul.

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Giving thanks is a long-time tradition

Thanksgiving was made a federal holiday in 1863 when Abraham Lincoln saw it as a pathway toward reconciliation between North and South.

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Officials Struggle With Solution to Crimes

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.

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Nation Survives Despite Negative Politics

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.”

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