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
- The Republican presidential nominee faced a day of harsh criticism from across the political spectrum for appearing to urge Russia to hack his Democratic rival's email.
- The Ketchikan School Board approved a new policy Wednesday establishing programs to help reduce child abuse and sexual assault. There was no discussion before the unanimous roll-call vote in favor of the policy, which calls for age-appropriate information for students in all grade levels to teach about appropriate conduct, and resources available for students.
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- In its most recent draft, the Juneau Assembly added gender expression as a protected class in its proposed Equal Rights Ordinance.