Columbus descendant defends legacy

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE HILL) A descendant of Christopher Columbus penned an op-ed published Monday defending Columbus's legacy. In the op-ed published in USA Today — titled "Hey America, my ancestor more…

New litmus test for historical figures finds them wanting

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_2161955" align="aligncenter" width="610"] Thomas Jefferson[/caption] By Jacqueline Havelka The names are Christopher Columbus, Thomas Jefferson, Stonewall Jackson, Robert E. Lee, Jefferson Davis and the like. They played more…

What it's really like to be lost at sea

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2502085" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Edward Vernon "Eddie" Rickenbacker[/caption] He began his career as an auto racer, gaining international fame by competing in the Indianapolis 500 four times, earning more…

The caption which changed the lives of millions

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2497165" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Portion of Domenico Feti's painting "Ecce Homo" ("Behold the Man")[/caption] Count Nikolaus Ludwig von Zinzendorf was from a noble German family. While on his more…

School quiz includes 'shooting at Trump' answer

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [jwplayer q89W0see] (JACKSON HOLE NEWS AND GUIDE) Parents are upset about politics’ pervasiveness in the classroom. One of the answers a Jackson Hole High School English teacher gave more…