May 10, 2019: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Helen Hegener (907) 521-5245
Alaskan History Magazine
Alaskan History Magazine is an independently produced magazine portraying the colorful and important past of the Last Frontier as an exciting journey of exploration, sharing stories of the people, places and events which shaped Alaska’s history. The inaugural issue, May-June, 2019, features articles about the construction of the Alaska Railroad, Yost’s Roadhouse on the Richardson Trail, the barns of the 1935 Matanuska Colony Project, the 1909 Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition, and the All Alaska Sweepstakes sled dog races in Nome. Additional articles highlight the pioneer photographers of Alaska, a photo gallery of snowshoes, half a dozen classic books from Alaska’s past, and an excerpt from Addison Powell’s 1902 explorations of the Copper River Valley.
Alaskan History Magazine is published bimonthly, printed in full color, with no advertising, and the 48-page issues are perfect-bound with sturdy covers for safekeeping. The managing editor is Alaskan author Helen Hegener, whose books include Alaskan Roadhouses, The Alaska Railroad 1902-1923, The First Iditarod, Alaskan Sled Dog Tales, “A Mighty Nice Place:” The 1935 Matanuska Colony Project, The Yukon Quest Trail, and many more. The May-June issue is an anthology of excerpts from her books, future issues will feature a broad range of Alaskan history from multiple sources. Contributions are welcomed, submission guidelines are on the magazine’s website.
Published by Northern Light Media, Alaskan History Magazine is $10.00 per issue, and $48.00 per year for six issues, both postpaid to U.S. addresses only. Single issues of the magazine are available at Amazon, but subscriptions need to be placed via the website (PayPal or credit card) or postal mail (check or money order). For more information visit the website at http://www.alaskan-history.com or on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Alaskan History Magazine, P.O. Box 870515, Wasilla, Alaska 99687.