Attorney Tom Wagner reviews a case recently before the Alaska Court of Appeals that invovled an Anchorage man who may not have understood his trial for murder because English was not his first language.
- The farther west you go, the worse it looks for Alaska's Steller sea lions. At the end of the Aleutian chain, the population is dropping about 7 percent a year.
- The city’s privately-owned electric utility is trying to expand a program, aimed at shifting when those drivers juice their cars.
- Plows cleared away slushy snow Saturday morning. But icy conditions persisted because state workers wanted to avoid using too much overtime. Budget cuts to the Alaska Department of Transportation will affect drivers for another winter.
- For the past three months, a magistrate judge based in Yakutat has covered Haines arraignments and other court proceedings. But this week, that changes.