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The American Civil War in the Twenty-first Century

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by Gary Spina It is no secret we are in the throes of a fight for America – a civil war as we’ve never known. What historians call the Civil War of 1861-1865 may have...

This Week in History, March 17-23, 2014

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by Dianne Hermann “The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.” – Winston Churchill Week of March 17-23, 2014 March 17 1753 - The first official St. Patrick's Day is celebrated in the...

This Week in History, March 3 – 9

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by Dianne Hermann “The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.” – Winston Churchill Week of March 3-9, 2014 March 3 1845 - The U.S. Senate overrides a presidential veto for the first...

This Week In History February 24 – March 2, 2014

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by Dianne Hermann “The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.” – Winston Churchill Week of February 24-March 2, 2014 February 24 1803 - The Supreme Court makes its first ruling that a...

This Week In History February 17th – 23 rd 2014

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by Dianne Hermann “The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.” – Winston Churchill Week of February 17-23, 2014 February 17 1801 - The House of Representatives breaks an Electoral College tie, after...

This Week In History, February 10th -16th, 2014

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by Dianne Hermann “The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.” – Winston Churchill Week of February 10-16, 2014 February 10 1846 - The Mormons, led by Brigham Young, began their westward march...

This Week In History February 3rd – 9th

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by Dianne Hermann “The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.” – Winston Churchill Week of February 3-9, 2014 February 3 1690 - The Massachusetts Bay Colony issues the first paper money in...

This Week In History January 27 – February 2

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by Dianne Hermann “The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.” – Winston Churchill Week of January 27-February 2, 2014 January 27 1825 - U.S. Congress approves a plan by Secretary of War...

In Memory of John Michael Sautkulis (Digger)

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  DIGGER by Gary Spina    When I arrived in Alaska for the first time, I had only a little over a hundred and fifty dollars -- enough money for about five days of cheap lodging and maybe...

This Week In History January 20 – 26 2014

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by Dianne Hermann “The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.” – Winston Churchill Week of January 20-26, 2014 January 20 1778 - The first American military court martial trial begins in Brunswick,...