I know that there are plenty of well-known genealogy blogs that report the latest in genealogy news.  I have been thinking of doing the same for a while now, but I didn’t want to repeat what the others are posting.  So I will be looking for interesting, off the beaten path, not what the others post, type of genealogy news stories. This will not have any regularity in posting because to be frank, I have no idea when or where I will find an interesting genealogy story that I think my readers will want to read.  So I will post them when I find them.  I hope you like what I find. Here is the first installment:

12 Oct 2011 – The Bellingham Herald – Zoe Fraley – Bellingham, Washington

Bellingham man reunited with father’s wallet, lost in 1950s.  A lost wallet was returned to David Van Duisen.  It belonged to his father who died in 1995.  It was originally lost when Van Duisen’s father was at Mount Baker Theater.  The most prized possession in the wallet?  A picture of his mother when she was 16 years old.

11 Oct 2011 – Casa Grande Dispatch – Staff Reports – Arizona

Casa Grande Woman Receives Genealogy Award.  Dedicated Casa Grande Family History Center library volunteer receives the first Arizona Genealogical Advisory Board’s Projects Award.