The First Copper Valley Thanksgiving During The 1898 Gold Rush. Food & Friendship In Hard Times

Wayback In Copper Valley History: The Ahtna People, Gold Miners & Thanksgiving  Thanksgiving Week, 2020  As the short November days desc...

Department Of Don't Believe Everything On The Web: (Gakona Clean Up Edition)


Alaskans Will Need To Dial "907" Starting Next October For Local Calls

  Many people used to call home from Eureka Lodge to say they'd be arriving in an hour or so in Glennallen, coming back from Anchorage. ...

Get Your Flu Shot!!

 Flu Shots Are Now Available -  Get One Right Away!   Flu shots are influenza vaccines that can prevent you from getting the flu. If you get...

Celebrating Katie John Of Mentasta: Historian, Advocate & Caring Grandmother

COPPER RIVER COUNTRY JOURNAL Love of Family Drove Katie John To Great Achievements   Katie John was Mentasta Village's honorary Grandmot...

Fur Rondy Sled Dog Race & "Running Of The Reindeer" Scratched This Year

Race Events Ditched To Reduce Crowd Sizes    Yup. Now THAT's not "social distancing!" (Journal file photo) The decades-old Wor...

Ahtna Named Their Scholarship Program After Walter Charley, A Force To Be Reckoned With

  COUNTRY JOURNAL HISTORY MONTH Passionate About Subsistence & Native Life, Walter Charley Also Looked Toward The Future Walter Charley,...

Historic Interviews For Heritage Month: Ben Neeley, Eileen Ewan & Jim McKinley Recall Their Youth

 COUNTRY JOURNAL HISTORIC INTERVIEWS GULKANA VILLAGE Ben Neeley Recalls His Dog Teams In The Old Days "I was young and tough" Ben ...

Back To The Basics: Elders Talk About Getting Water In The Copper River Valley

COUNTRY JOURNAL HISTORIC INTERVIEWS   WATER, WATER...   Workers post in front of new 100,000 gallon village water storage tank at Gulkana Vi...

Final Farewell To Jeopardy

 Some People Can Really Make A Difference

Lena Charley Of Chistochina: Sweetheart Of Alaska's Trails

  Lena Charley at Summit Lake checkpoint on the Copper Basin 300 (Journal file photo)  COPPER RIVER COUNTRY JOURNAL Separating The Men From ...

This Year The Christmas Tree At Rockefeller Center In New York Looks Like... A Scraggly Alaskan Black Spruce

Like... Why Not? Usually The Tree Is So Perfect It Looks Phony. Not This Year. This Is 2020 & All Bets Are Off   This is a black spruce ...

Students at Glennallen Dissect Worms & Crayfish

Students Of High School Biology Teacher Angelica Brown Get Down & Dirty Photos By Jason Williams, GHS Principal      Teacher Angelica B...

Got Two Years Of College? Wrangell-St. Elias Looking For A Volunteer Coordinator This Summer

Wrangell-St. Elias Cultural Display (Journal file photo)

Native American From The Kaw Tribe Of Kansas Was Vice President Of The U.S.A.

Charles Curtis (Wikipedia) Charles Curtis Grew Up On The Kaw Reservation Of Kansas  Kaw Nation Website Entry Page Over 90 years ago, a Nativ...

Native Heritage Month Brings Back Memories Of Ahtna Elders

COPPER RIVER COUNTRY JOURNAL Celebrating Past Ahtna Village Elders The Country Journal presents portraits of Ahtna elders.   CANTWELL VILLAG...

What Are Symptoms Of COVID? Here Are Some Easy-To-Read Charts

As COVID-19 Cases Increase, What Are The Symptoms? ...And How Are They Different From Flu & Cold Symptoms?  CLICK ON CHARTS TO MAKE BIGG...

How CRNA Determines The Copper Valley COVID-19 Figures

Frequently Asked Questions: How Does CRNA Determine Its COVID-19 Figures? Here's a look at the CRNA website, with the organization's...

State Releases Startling New Data Confirming Extreme Danger Of Virus To Native People

Alaska Natives Are 15% Of Population But Over 30% Of Covid-19 Deaths 32% Of Hospitalizations, 36% Of Deaths    Are Alaska Native    Traditio...

Chapter 1: Rose Is Medevaced To Anchorage After Falling Down The Stairs

COUNTRY JOURNAL Fighting COVID-19 In The Copper Valley Rose & Lonnie in younger days. (File Photo, Country Journal) Rose & Lonnie  F...

Too Far North: David Mudrick

Too Far North: David Mudrick
Click To See More Alaska Cartoons

After 1st Quarter 14-5 Lead...

After 1st Quarter 14-5 Lead...
Panther Girls Beat Selawik, 43 - 22

Click Here


Click Here For NOAA Weather

Click Here For NOAA Weather
Watch For Slippery Walkways This Week

Search For Somebody Below

Popular Posts

sign up for email alerts.

The Journal Is Copyrighted material

The Journal Is Copyrighted material
All rights reserved. Contact us at 320-1145. (This photo is a Journal file photo of Althea Hughes.)

Write To The Country Journal


Email *

Message *

Copper River Country

Copper River Country
Click To View Map Of The Valley


Sign Up To Advertise For 2021