Memorial to Identifying the USS Arizona’s Fallen After 82 Years!

Even though it’s been 82 years since the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor, those who lost family members on December 7, 1941, continue to mourn the loss. Most of the 1,177 sailors and Marines killed in the attack on the USS Arizona went down with the ship and were never recovered. However, the remains of […]

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Tips for Subscribing to a Newspaper Database

May 20, 2022 Have you ever considered subscribing to a newspaper website? Anyone who is serious about newspaper research will eventually consider paying for access to newspapers. There are several pay-for-view newspaper websites that focus mainly on U.S. newspapers. How do you know which ones are worth the money?   First, it’s a good idea […]

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Lightning Strike

January 15, 2021 Unlike on the eastern plains of Colorado, severe thunderstorms are rare in Northern Utah, where I grew up. That was a good thing because any time an electrical storm threatened, my mother gathered us kids, unplugged all electrical appliances and dragged us all down to the basement. As we cowered in the […]

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