Like many of you, I was shocked and saddened to learn the tragic news of two Alaskan State Troopers killed in the line of duty on May 1. Such an event is reminiscent of the unfortunate deaths of the two police officers in Hoonah a couple of years ago.
...high school in Alexandria and, after service as a paratrooper and gliderman with the 17th Airborne Division in the Battle of the Bulge, returned to civilian life where he graduated from George Washington University with a degree in history.In 1949...
Russia's answer to the Red Baron, Alexander Pokryshkin, may be the most famous Soviet ace to shoot down a German plane in World War II, but not many people know that he was flying American hardware for 48 of his 59 enemy kills.
...arrived at the Alaska Zoo, but the question remains: Just how do you get a more than 4-ton animal fighting the battle of the bulge to use a treadmill? Zoo director Tex Edwards is optimistic she can do it. "Every time we've undertaken to teach...
In Alaska, the nation and the world
...wielded powerful influence over the Russian court, was killed by a group of noblemen. In 1944, the World War II Battle of the Bulge began as German forces launched a surprise counterattack against Allied forces in Belgium. In 2004, Britain's...
This last column for 2003 wishes all of our readers a Merry Christmas and a prosperous 2004. Unfortunately, this holiday finds American young men and women again in foreign lands protecting our security.
In 1919, the trading store of the Sons of Norway in Petersburg was destroyed by fire.
In Alaska; In the nation; In the world.
In 1935, William Monroe, Klondike gold rusher and builder of a railroad from Nome to Anvil Creek, died at the age of 94. (He also was the founder of the city of Monrovia in California.)
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