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
- 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.
- "You know, we're not talking about some smoky, old wood stove here. We’re talking about high-tech equipment," said Daniel Parrent, a program manager at the U.S. Forest Service.
- "Did you think that ganging together seven different taxes would make it more likely or less likely that any would pass?” asked Eagle River Republican Rep. Dan Saddler.