The cover of the program for the first raising of the 49-star U.S. flag on July 4, 1959, at Fort McHenry National Monument in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Marcia Kuszmaul)

The cover of the program for the first raising of the 49-star U.S. flag on July 4, 1959, at Fort McHenry National Monument in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Marcia Kuszmaul)

Point of View: July 4, 1959 — A Remembrance of Alaska’s 49-Star Flag

You must sign in or register to continue reading content.

More in Opinion

Letters to the Editor

Respect the flag Recently around town I’ve noticed a lot of American… Continue reading

Point of View: Raise generous children by encouraging philanthropy

Nestled on the bookshelf next to the Nancy Drew books and Magic,… Continue reading

Dana Pruhs
Point of View: The fire that never should have happened

The decision by federal officials to not allow initial attack on the… Continue reading

Point of View: Think Tank solutions for Our Hamlet by the Sea

Empty your mind and picture a City Council created just for us.… Continue reading

Point of View: Why you should vote for me, Storm for Homer City Council

I am running for Homer City Council because I love this community.… Continue reading

Letters to the Editor

School unions send message to district An open letter to the communities… Continue reading

Penelope Haas.
Point of View: Sussing out the truth on section-line easements

A recent petition to remove or “vacate” a section line easement near… Continue reading

Most Read