Archive - Jul 3, 2007 - Story

"Lost" Roanoke settlers could be identified by DNA

Historians are hoping that science will help discover the fate of the settlers of Virginia's lost Roanoke colony. Using DNA and genealogy sources, they they hope to trace the genetics of those who might have survived.

UK£1m El Cid sword may be a forgery

A controversy has arisen over the authenticity of La Tizona, purported to be the sword of legendary Spanish hero El Cid. The sword was purchased recently for UK£1m by authorities in the Castilla Leon region, but others in the Culture Ministry claim that the sword is a fraud.

Melee in Alaska

Aelshan has posted a series of video clips from the recent Border Wars which took place June 16-17, 2007 in Glennallen, Alaska.

Lilies photos featured in "Community Faces"

Logan reports that an album of photos taken at Lilies War has been posted to the Kansas City Stars "Community Faces" page.