Vancouver authors Ian MacDonald and Betty O’Keefe say there were many unsung heroes of the Princess Sophia tragedy. They included the Juneau residents who volunteered to clean and prepare the bodies, and the skippers and crew of the vessels “Cedar” and “King and Winge.” Related Link: More on the Wreck of the Princess Sophia
- The unofficial mayor of Talkeetna, Stubbs the cat, passed away in the overnight hours between Thursday and Friday, according to his owners.
- The Trump administration has directed the National Park Service in Alaska and the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge to reconsider bans on certain state allowed game harvest techniques.
- Jordan Joplin, 32, of Washington state pleaded not guilty Monday to first- and second-degree murder charges in the the March 16 death of Ketchikan surgeon Dr. Eric Garcia.
- An expedition of Russian adventurers arrived Tuesday in Dillingham for their trip to retrace a route taken by historic Russian explorers. The Russian visitors were greeted in Dillingham by that most American of rituals, a potluck dinner.