Scientists assume a wave of people from what’s now Siberia crossed into North America via Alaska, maybe 23,000 years ago. Genetics support that, but may also suggest another wave from Australasia.
Today’s lingo seems creative, but slang in 19th century America was every bit as colorful.
Cuba and the U.S. now have embassies in Washington and Havana. The Cuban flag now flies in D.C.; Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Havana later this summer to raise the American flag there.
A senior executive personally said sorry to James Murphy, 94, who was forced to work in one of the company’s copper mines, something Murphy described as “slavery in every way.”
David Greenglass’ courtroom testimony helped execute his sister Ethel Rosenberg and her husband, Julius Rosenberg, in 1953. But he later suggested to a reporter it was his own wife who played a role.
The preliminary results from the annual meeting in Kasigluk dramatically reshapes the ownership of the YK Delta’s regional Alaska Native Corporation.
The next time locals go up to West Chichagof for a deer hunt, there won’t be any worry of running across a dilapidated mining tractor.