Former college standout and pro hockey player Steve MacSwain and colleague Eric Troisi visited Treadwell Ice Arena from the Anchorage area to hold a two-day hockey camp. MacSwain also donated a piece of Olympic memorabilia from the 1980 “Miracle on Ice” Gold Medal hockey team.
All photos by Steve Quinn.
- The law establishes Alaska as the second state in the nation to recognize Indigenous Peoples Day on the second Monday of October, replacing Columbus Day.
- U.S. Senate leaders postponed a vote on their health care reform bill, but Alaskans opposed to the bill aren’t letting up. One Alaskan, a three-time cancer survivor, went to Washington to make his pitch directly.
- Oprah Winfrey and some of her friends will be cruising through Alaska next month. Forbes reports that the seven-day Holland America cruise "Share the Adventure" departs from Seattle on July 15 on July 15. The 2,104-passenger ship will visit Glacier Bay National Park, Juneau, Sitka and other Alaskan sites.