Many Alaskans are completely unaware of the part Navy Lt. Goerge Thornton Emmons played in the state’s history. He collected thousand of Tlingit artifacts and was the one person who convinced President Theodore Roosevelt to create the forerunner of the Tongass National Forest.
- A nearly 400-year-old book sits in the Alaska State Library. But it's not any old book, it's the First Folio, the first written copy of Shakespeare's work.
- A whale-watching tour saw more than just whales Wednesday, after helping save a deer from drowning in the ocean.
- There’s a long history of rural legislators joining majority caucuses, regardless of the party.
- People with drug felonies can now apply for food stamps in Alaska.