United States Supreme Court Justices may not be as biased and partisan as some people believe. An objective mathematical analysis performed outside the legal field found that the court handed down decisions on a split 5-4 vote on only 9.6% of the cases since August 1994. In fact, most of the decisions issued by the Supreme Court featured unanimous votes by justices.
- Authorities re-routed traffic on Egan drive for a half hour after a two-vehicle collision Saturday.
- A French ship docked in Unalaska is bound for Nome, where the crew will lay fiber optic cable.
- Columbia Ferry breaks down and strands tourists in Petersburg.
- 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.