A look at the provision under consideration by the Alaska Supreme Court as they decided a case involving three people who froze to death near the Denali Highway in 1996. Alaska State Troopers did not immediately start a full-scale search for the Olrun family, partly becuase of extreme cold conditions at the time.Related Link: Kiokun and Olrun v. State of Alaska
- Friday is likely to be the first time uniformed Juneau police officers have marched in their sister city's Canada Day parade.
- The Missile Defense Agency announced Thursday a contract with the state-run launch facility that could be worth as much as $80 million over the next six years.
- An ordinance that would have removed the invocation, or prayer, from the start of Kenai Assembly meetings proved to be such a hot topic that it was dropped before even being officially taken up.
- The Muslim holy month of Ramadan, when Muslims fast from sun up until sun down, is drawing to a close.