In 1907, the idea of a long-distance race was broached. The race, to be known as the All-Alaska Sweepstakes, became a popular event.
From convict to martyr, the story of Theodore Fulton “Ted” Stevens is solidly woven into the tapestry of Alaska’s history.
I have never forgotten his kindness. Rest in Peace Lee, save a space for me at your paste-up table in Heaven.
Lee's creation filled this community with unforgettable memories. For that, we owe him an immense debt of gratitude.
Lee was the most selfless and giving man I’ve ever known and worked with – what a role model. So, rest in peace my dear friend and mentor.
Lee’s positive efforts and examples are more than simple local legend. He made a distinctive impact in our lives, and across Alaska.
Mr. Jordan ― in these two examples — and multiple other ones I could share was always a dedicated and professional journalist!
The one thing I will remember when I think of my dad is the fact, he was always there for me and ready with fatherly advice.
Mr. Jordan was always just a phone call away. He gave me feedback and guidance as I wrote and helped me to process professional challenges.
I first met Mr. Jordan in about 2000, shortly after he retired. I admired him, I learned from him, and I had the honor of photographing him.