74 years ago on February 5th

74 years ago on February 5th

74 years ago on February 5, 1945, the Alaska Territorial legislative gallery in Juneau, Alaska, was so crowded the doors were flung open, and people, Native and non-Native alike, lined the hallway outside. Some stood on chairs to see better. Elizabeth Peratrovich sat...
Skiing Part 3: Nordic Skiing

Skiing Part 3: Nordic Skiing

In my Junior and Senior year, in addition to downhill, we were required to x-country ski. So, I learned. We set up tracks around the Evergreen Cemetery, across the street from Juneau’s schools. Sometimes we would be driven ‘out the road’ about 12 miles to the...