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 series of simulated drills was known as the Arctic Chinook exercise and wrapped Thursday morning in Kotzebue, according to a Coast Guard press release.
- Scientists are trying to learn how to prevent botulism in seal oil, a main ingredient in many traditional Alaska Native foods.
- Alaska's earthquake simulator will visit Wednesday, Aug. 31, to Thursday, Sept. 1, in downtown Juneau giving residents some emergency preparedness practice at an event that promises to shake, rattle and roll.
- The creator of the Facebook page the Juneau Community Collective is running for public office and that created a problem. He had to figure out how to continue moderating political comments on the page without falling into a conflict of interest.