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
- Lawmakers who represent areas outside Juneau receive $295 for each day of the special session. Juneau lawmakers receive $221.25 per day.
- Sixteen veterans of the Alaska Territorial Guard will be honored at a discharge ceremony today. Four of them are from Western Alaska.
- The historic houses in Juneau and Douglas were predominately built by miners and fishermen long before today's zoning was put into place. That's prevented homeowners from restoring or rebuilding homes in these neighborhoods without running into conflict with the city's zoning laws -- a temporary fix may be on the way.
- Alaska U.S. Rep. Don Young wants to know why Americans are still fighting in Afghanistan. He has co-sponsored a bill that would end funding for the war in a year, unless the president and Congress affirm the need for it.