In this extended version of an interview that aired on Morning Edition, attorney John Gaguine explains a recent opinion issued by the Alaska Supreme Court specifies that unnamed parties in a class action lawsuit are not liable for reimbursement of attornies fees if the class loses their case in Alaska.Related Link: Turner v. Alaska Communications Systems
- Gov. Bill Walker has signed legislation he says will provide more timber for Alaska’s mills. But it probably won’t be that much of an increase.
- The state department of Health and Social Services announced the first known case of the Zika virus in the state July 22, belonging to a patient treated at SEARHC’s Mt. Edgcumbe Hospital in Sitka.
- Bristol Bay is home to the largest sockeye salmon fishery in the world. The 2 billionth salmon was landed sometime, by someone, on July 6, 2016.
- The Alaska Supreme Court overturned the state’s parental notification law for minors who are seeking abortions.