The Alaska Supreme Court ruled that the Alaska Legislature successfully held an veto override vote on a bill granting land to the University of Alaska system. The opinion sends back to the lower court for a determination on the constitutionality of the original bill. Related Link: Alaska Legislative Council v. Governor Tony Knowles
- “So what we’re seeing here is a giant step — a beautiful step — backward in time, where we’re remembering that there is no us versus them. There’s only us, and we are the people, and the people are the police."
- Eaglecrest Ski Area is opening this year ahead of schedule.
- Alaska and British Columbia signed a memorandum of understanding Wednesday expected to increase the state’s role in transboundary mine decisions.
- New rules could make it possible to develop more renewable energy in Alaska, by making it easier for independent projects to sell their power to the grid.