Stories

Library’s Genealogy Resource Center hosts monthlong workshop series – Tulsa World

Library’s Genealogy Resource Center hosts monthlong workshop series  Tulsa World

The Tulsa City-County Library’s Genealogy Resource Center is hosting a series of workshops during July for current and aspiring genealogists to learn more …

Stories

Finding history in family groups – observer-me.com

Finding history in family groups  observer-me.com

Family associations can be great sources of material for genealogists. They range from informal reunions, where the descendants of a particular couple meet for …

Stories

BBQ tips from a SoDo favorite – KUOW News and Information

BBQ tips from a SoDo favorite  KUOW News and Information

We’ve got a BBQ expert with some tips for your July 4th celebrations. Plus: What should you know about submitting your DNA to a third-party app? How do you …

Stories

St. Louis Decertifies 5 Firms That Claimed Cherokee Ancestry to Get Minority Contracts – Riverfront Times

St. Louis Decertifies 5 Firms That Claimed Cherokee Ancestry to Get Minority Contracts  Riverfront Times

St. Louis has removed five businesses from its list of certified minority-owned firms. The move comes after those companies were featured in a massive L.A….

Stories

GUILTY: Bill Talbott convicted of murder after family tree unearths his decades-old secret – KUOW News and Information

GUILTY: Bill Talbott convicted of murder after family tree unearths his decades-old secret  KUOW News and Information

This is the first time a suspect was nabbed using the combined powers of DNA and old-school genealogy. Bill Talbott, a 56-year-old Washington state man, has …

Stories

Cornies: Ancestry searches prove the elemental need to know ourselves – The London Free Press

Cornies: Ancestry searches prove the elemental need to know ourselves  The London Free Press

They are questions as old as humankind: Where did I come from? How did I get here? What is my story?They are important, defining questions. And answering …

Stories

SeaTac man found guilty for 1987 murders of young Canadians – Seattle PI

SeaTac man found guilty for 1987 murders of young Canadians  Seattle PI

EVERETT — A SeaTac man was found guilty Friday of the brutal 1987 double murder of a young Canadian couple in Western Washington. Snohomish County …

Stories

Claiming to be Cherokee, contractors with white ancestry got $300 million – Los Angeles Times

Claiming to be Cherokee, contractors with white ancestry got $300 million  Los Angeles Times

A Los Angeles Times investigation finds white-owned companies in 18 states, including California, got over $300 million in contracts set aside for minorities.