Empire Editorial: All surface, no substance

...same fresh spirit she brought to the governor's office. Instead, we got a punch line on "Saturday Night Live."When historians look at the footnote that was Sarah Palin, they won't use phrases like "great compromiser" or "fair negotiator" or...
Fledgling nation goes to war

...Chippewa, which was a victory for the U.S.; and one called the Battle of Lundy's Lane, which is considered a draw by historians. Then the worst thing that could happen did. The U.S. public credit collapsed and the banks suspended specie payment...
Nibali wins Stage 18, closes in on Tour victory

...since the days of Eddy "The Cannibal" Merckx, Nibali has racked up four in-line stage victories on the Tour. Cycling historians have to go back to 1970 to find the last time that was equalled. By comparison, last year's winner, Chris Froome, won...
Historians gain some ground in fight to keep records in Alaska

Alaska's archivists and historians are gaining ground in a fight to...million less than this year.State historian Jo Antonson is among the a step backward," said state historian Jo Antonson at Wednesday's meeting...
Exploring history

...Perouse's visit to Lituya Bay, handed down through clan historians throughout Southeast."It may not be so much like that on Glacier Bay prepared for the National Park Service by historian Rick Kurtz. Bering, who was Dutch but working for the Russians...
Alaska Editorial: Remembering the lessons of World War II

...potential hot spots can also be a liability if it's not adequately equipped to detect and repel attacks. Alaska's residents, historians, and political leaders have taken that lesson to heart in the years since foreign jets dropped bombs and troops marched ashore...
One chance at Last Chance

...for two things: his years of public service and for being a historian on Juneau's mining past. Stone co-authored "Hard Rock...trustee of the Alaska Miners Hall of Fame."He was a local historian, very knowledgeable of mining history and everything...
Living a legacy

...who was installed as the group's historian during a May 3 celebration, expressed...with DAR has been fulfilling."I'm a historian. With my journalism background, it...Hieb serving as librarian and Keltner as historian. Other officers include Mary Lou Peterson...
Historian tells the story behind Alaska Day

Alaska Day is one of John Venables busiest days of the year.The area historian and re-enactor, who created the educational program Alaska Living History, receives requests to retell the story behind the...
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Read around the corner with the Little Free Library

...and, you know, Dale DeArmond lived in this house from 1953-1991. Bob DeArmond, of course, was a really well-known historian, and they lived here for years and years and years. This was their house. So that's one factor."Living in what is...


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