In 2017, the National World War I Centennial Commission asked North Dakota to establish a State World War I Centennial Commission here. All but two of the 50 states had functioning commissions, but North and South Dakota did not. Darrell Dorgan, a member of the American Battle Monuments Commission (ABMC), was asked to serve as coordinator. … Continue reading The Centennial Of ‘The War To End All Wars”
I just learned this morning of the death last April of an old friend, a fellow named Tim Williams, from Ohio. I say "friend" even though I only knew him a little. His dad, Tommy Williams, also from Ohio, and my dad, "Doc" Fuglie from Hettinger, were friends and occasional hunting buddies. Tommy loved … Continue reading The Last Hunt
Okay, against my better judgment, again, I'm going to weigh in on the 2018 election, just more than a week hence. Here goes. I told Democratic-NPL Congressional candidate Mac Schneider yesterday that if Heidi Heitkamp wins re-election to the U.S. Senate on November 6, he can expect to head to Washington with her, as our … Continue reading Senator Heitkamp? Congressman Schneider? Maybe . . .
Wouldn’t it be something if control of the United States Senate turned on a couple of misinterpreted Facebook posts by an overzealous supporter of an obscure Senator from North Dakota named Heidi Heitkamp? Could happen. Heidi, who I would have rated last week as having at least a 50-50 chance of holding her seat in … Continue reading Could A Facebook Screwup Determine Control Of The U.S. Senate?
Well, that was a waste of time. A couple weeks ago, I wrote a letter to North Dakota Public Service Commissioner Julie Fedorchak, and sent copies to her fellow commissioners Randy Christmann and Brian Kroshus, asking them to assume jurisdiction over the Davis Refinery project being proposed for construction beside Theodore Roosevelt National Park. I … Continue reading Never Mind
Getting Bad News (From the Online Journal of Everett Charles Albers-Friday, September 20, 2002) “A few weeks ago — but about twenty days past — I turned yellow, most jaundiced in eye and skin. Damning whatever gods may be, convinced I had somehow contracted infectious hepatitis, I went to see a general practitioner. I … Continue reading Ev’s Back!