Her story, if told with historical accuracy, would still be remarkable.
A 1946 incident at a cocktail lounge in Fairbanks tested, for the first time, the state's Anti-Discrimination Act.
FAIRBANKS – The eBay seller from whom I bought the can guessed that it dated from about the 1940s. No other information. The empty can of Belleanna pink salmon, a “1-lb. tall” in industry terminology, shows spots of rust on its exposed surfaces, including the lid that, if the jagged edge is any indication, had … Continue reading The tale of a salmon can
OPINION: Until you acknowledge what American imperialism meant for indigenous Alaskans, honoring William Seward for the Alaska purchase makes sense.
OPINION: Letter shows that 100 years ago, Tanana chiefs wanted no part of a paternalistic system that would weaken freedom, family and tribal bonds in Alaska.
OPINION: Elizabeth Peratrovich deserves a place on the U.S. $10 bill, and her place in Alaska history, but legend has taken over the story of her speech before the Senate.
Joseph A. Pratt's book "Exxon: Transforming Energy, 1973-2005" offers an in-depth look at some of the oil major's history in the Last Frontier. Peppered with insider accounts, the book is simultaneously enlightening and frustrating.
Commentary: Programs such as the Alaska Village Electric Cooperative ushered in a new era of social empowerment for Alaska Native residents who'd previously been isolated from state political and economic institutions.
The mother of all "Alaska or bust" stories happened in spring 1959 when 21 Detroit families set out on a 4,500-mile road trip with the intent of homesteading on the Kenai Peninsula.
Facts have a way of interfering with our desired identities and beliefs.
When President Eisenhower signed the Alaska statehood bill on this day in 1958, he did so privately in the White House without inviting any of the Alaskans who had worked so tirelessly on the cause for more than a decade.
Beer drinkers in Alaska require no particular reason to enjoy a frosty mug, but they may nonetheless wish to raise a glass this month in honor of the 75th anniversary of the repeal of the Bone Dry Law. Prohibition in Alaska ended April 11, 1933, making legal, for the first time in 15 years, the sale and consumption of alcohol.