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Africa's Deadwood: The gold rush is on in Uganda

...buying up plots that they hoped contained gold - started about five years ago, according to veteran dealers.It's now like a Deadwood in Africa.In a mining camp in the village of Lujinji, prostitutes stand provocatively near the entrance of a nightclub which...
Nation and World
Lawyers want SD murder resentencing moved

DEADWOOD, S.D. - Lawyers for an Alaska man set to be sentenced a second time for murdering a South Dakota man about 11 years ago want...
Regional News
Judge steps aside in Alaska man's re-sentencing case

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - A Deadwood judge who sentenced an Alaska man to die for a 2000 torture murder of an acquaintance has stepped aside for the man's re-sentencing...
Alaska man convicted of murder due back in SD court

...convicted killer whose death sentence was overturned by the South Dakota Supreme Court is scheduled to be back in circuit court in Deadwood. Lawrence County State's Attorney John Fitzgerald said the purpose of the Sept. 1 hearing for 29-year-old Briley Piper...
Juneau a 'true Western town'?

...number nine on the list, behind storied cowboy hangouts such as Deadwood, S.D.; Cheyenne, Wyo.; and Silver City, N.M. Helper...Wickenburg, Ariz. 5. Cheyenne, Wyo. 6. Sheridan, Wyo. 7. Deadwood, S.D. 8. Pendleton, Ore. 9. Juneau, Alaska 10. St...
May First Friday Art Walk Photography by Cameron ByrnesJuneau Artists Gallery...
"Calamity Jane" opens Friday

...their production of "Calamity Jane" this weekend, with shows running Friday through Sunday."Calamity Jane," set in Deadwood City, 1876, features cowboys, showgirls, and a musical score that including "Secret Love," "Just Blew In From The Windy...
New judge appointed to man's re-sentencing handle the re-sentencing trial of an Alaska man for a 2000 torture murder of an acquaintance. Judge Warren Johnson of Deadwood sentenced Briley Piper of Anchorage, Alaska, and Elijah Page of Athens, Texas, to death after they pleaded guilty to killing...
New on Video&DVD

...great Western adversaries you can hunt down for yourself. 'Deadwood' Timothy Olyphant vs. Ian McShane HBO, $99.98 per season...misery, let's hope he gets off the stick and makes the "Deadwood" wrap-up movies he'd once planned. 'Seraphim Falls...
This Day in History

...Declaration of Independence. In 1876, frontiersman "Wild Bill" Hickok was shot and killed while playing poker at a saloon in Deadwood, Dakota Territory. In 1923, the 29th president of the United States, Warren G. Harding, died in San Francisco. In 1939...


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