Dr. John A. Baughman also filed a lot of paperwork.
In the late 1990s, Michael Hankins and two of his pals were treasure hunting near Old Knik when they unearthed…
I imagine my mother’s inability at this moment to truly understand the change her life is about to undergo.
On Jan. 30, 1940, nearly eight months later, Dempsey, while on a road gang in a heavy fog, slipped away from the work detail.
Dempsey spent more than a decade attempting to persuade a judge to recommend him for executive clemency
AUTHOR’S NOTE: William Dempsey killed two Alaskans in 1919 and was sent to prison in 1920 for his crimes. The…
Prosecution lawyers were fortunate to have a fallback plan: witnesses to the crime.
Although William Dempsey didn’t know it as he fled for his life, several things were working against him
AUTHOR’S NOTE: In the first three parts of this story, William Dempsey, who confessed to killing two Alaskans in 1919,…
The lines of history are most accurately understood in retrospect.
Anchorage authorities believed Dempsey was planning to sail from Seward and flee to the States
In early spring 1965, there were loose ends to tie up …
It was normal for Dr. John Fenger to receive phone calls when someone in Homer needed medical attention.
In the early days of formal medicine in Homer, doctors and dentists were often forced to improvise.
William Dempsey and two other men slipped away from the rest of the prison road gang on fog-enshrouded McNeil Island, Washington, on Jan. 30, 1940
Toeing the Line