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