There were many questions following the grounding and subsequent sinking of the S.S. Princess Sophia. At least 343 people died when ship went down October 25, 1918. There were no survivors except a lone dog that wandered ashore two days after the wreck. Could any of the passengers have been saved from such a tragedy? In the second part of series, historians examine the circumstances of the wreck and explain why so few northerners are aware of the disaster.Related Link: More on the Wreck of the Princess Sophia
- Not all staff per diem claim forms have been received, so that figure is likely to rise.
- Instead of Negro, Oriental, Eskimo and Aleut, certain laws will now refer to African Americans, Asian Americans and Alaska Natives.
- The state is granting nearly $300,000 to improve water quality in some of Alaska's most damaged watersheds, including Juneau's orange-tinted Duck Creek.
- More than a third of all the penalties imposed since 1976 were logged last year.