At least 21 grave markers in Juneau's Evergreen Cemetery share a common death date: 1918. On Oct. 25, 1918, more than 340 people died when the SS Princess Sophia sank after striking Vanderbilt Reef in Lynn Canal.
SITKA - Rep. Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins is asking Gov. Bill Walker to include Southeast Alaska in the regions for which the governor is seeking federal disaster funds related to the crash in the pink salmon run this year.
ANCHORAGE - Biologist Colleen Handel saw her first black-capped chickadee with the heartrending disorder in 1998. The tiny birds showed up at birdfeeders in Alaska's largest city with freakishly long beaks.