Eighty-four years ago, the worst maritime tragedy in Alaska waters occurred just off shore of Juneau. Over 340 people were killed when the steamer Princess Sophia grounded on Vanderbilt Reef and then sank. Related Link: More on the Wreck of the Princess Sophia
- When traveling into the wilderness, the Alaska Rescue Coordination Center recommends travelers take a personal locator with them.
- The subsistence harvest is scheduled to open April 2 and run through August 31. The fall hunt is set to begin in September.
- The Bethel City Manager decided to change the accident policy to give city truck drivers who are found to be negligent tickets and drug tests.
- Two months after Pearl Harbor, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed the executive order that paved the way for Japanese-American internment. Decades later, those dark days resonate.