Have a Safe Memorial Day!

Have a Safe Memorial Day!

  On the last Monday in the month of May, America stops and remembers those who died while in the U.S. military. While it has been a federal holiday only since 1971, the day has been observed since the end of the Civil War. At that time, the day was known as Decoration Day. Waterloo, […]

It’s Alaska Day!

It’s Alaska Day!

One hundred and fifty-three years ago, Alaska was formally transferred from Russia to the United States after it was purchased from Russia for the sum of $7.2 million on March 30th, 1867. It took several months for commissioners to arrive in the territory of Alaska to formally transfer ownership. And so, on October 18th, 1867, […]

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