Vancouver author Ian MacDonald tells the story of Iditarod miner Al Winchell who made a promise to his wife Ilene, that if anything happened to her, then she would be buried next to her mother in California. However, Ilene booked passage on the last voyage of the Princess Sophia. Related Link: More on the Wreck of the Princess Sophia
- A whale-watching tour saw more than just whales Wednesday, after helping save a deer from drowning in the ocean.
- Equatorial Pacific Ocean finally shows signs of cooling, but the Gulf of Alaska and Bering Sea are still extremely warm. Latest research indicates both phenomenon helped with each other's formation between 2013 and 2015.
- The updated geochemical atlas was an outgrowth of another project. Geologists and surveyors were on a mission to find rare earth elements and minerals that could be strategically important to the country.
- During a brief layover Wednesday in Ketchikan on her way to Sitka, Alaska’s Sen. Lisa Murkowski talked about the state’s Republican primary campaign, and about the presidential election.