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
- October 5, 2015- The new Mendenhall Valley Library held a soft opening Monday, Oct. 5.
- - Juneau firefighters remembered those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty.
- - The skull belonged to a female Native American at least 40 years of age and likely dates to before the 1700s.
- October 4, 2015- Crayfish are originally from the Pacific Northwest and as with many invasive species, it’s anyone’s guess how they got to Kodiak.