A case recently before the Kansas Supreme Court concerned the validity of the marriage and estate of a Kansas businessman. His estranged son argued that the marriage was not valid and, thereby, the wife was ineligible for a share of the estate since she was really a man. Attorney John Gaguine sorts it all out and predicts how a case involving sexual reassignment surgery would likely play out in an Alaska courtroom.Related Link: In the matter of the estate of Marshall Gardiner
- Senate President Pete Kelly said he plans to hold votes on the nominees before the legislative session ends.
- Trump's plans to consider scaling back national monuments likely won’t affect Alaska, but the president still gave a shout out to the state in his speech.
- By the end of the century, researchers predict climate change could displace millions of people across the country. As policymakers start to grapple with that reality, there's a specific phrase making the rounds: "managed retreat."
- The U.S. Coast Guard has cleaned up controversial graffiti that was found spray-painted on a World War II bunker in Unalaska last month.