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
- The primary source of school funding would not be reduced. Permanent fund dividends would be cut in half, to $1,100.
- 360 North’s new documentary “Inside Out: Leaving Prison Behind,” premieres 8 p.m. this Friday, June 23 on 360 North.
- The state is advertising the ferry Taku again. It listed the ship earlier at $1.5 million, then at $700,000. This time, there's no advertised minimum.
- The National Endowment for the Arts has named a Chilkat weaver from Juneau as one of its nine National Heritage Fellows. Anna Brown Ehlers, 62, has been recognized for her mastery of this challenging art form that's specific to Southeast Alaska and parts of British Columbia.