Vancouver authors Betty O’Keefe and Ian MacDonald tell the story of Lulu Mae Eads who was the subject of the Robert Service poem ‘The Shooting of Dan McGrew.’ Eads finally decided to leave Dawson City, but she ended up booking passage on the last voyage of the Princess Sophia. Related Link: More on the Wreck of the Princess Sophia
- The Ketchikan School Board approved a new policy Wednesday establishing programs to help reduce child abuse and sexual assault. There was no discussion before the unanimous roll-call vote in favor of the policy, which calls for age-appropriate information for students in all grade levels to teach about appropriate conduct, and resources available for students.
- The United Fishermen of Alaska is working on a project to figure out what issues the salmon fleet is concerned about – and how to reach them.
- In its most recent draft, the Juneau Assembly added gender expression as a protected class in its proposed Equal Rights Ordinance.