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.
Excitement reigns when the gates open today at the Palmer Fair, with thousands of people entering the extensive grounds.
An area of particular interest at the Matanuska Experimental Station to amateur gardeners is the Cooperative Extension Service.
Sadly, too many people believe Alaska’s history began the day they came on the scene. That’s something we’d like to change, because the past has been important in building the Last Frontier to its proper place at the Top of the World.
The Anchorage School District is preparing for an anticipated 47,516 students, a little down from last year.
The Crow Creek Mining Co. was founded on Jan. 1, 1898, which became one of the largest mines in the Sunrise Mining District.