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
- There has been no sign of progress in resolving the state's budget crisis. Special sessions typically cost $20,000 to $30,000 each day.
- Reliable food sources are more important to Steller sea lions than abundant prey.
- The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office estimates that the GOP's Obamacare repeal-and-replace bill would also reduce the deficit and leave some sick Americans unable to buy coverage.
- A 60-year-old Juneau woman came home Tuesday night to find her door forced open, according to a Juneau Police Department news release. She chased two men out of her home, and then continued after them giving police updates on their location until their arrest, according to the police.