A restitution hearing was held Wednesday in Juneau Superior Court for the victims of the March 12, 2006 fire that destroyed the Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, McPhetres Hall, and the Shelby Edwards home. Robert Huber, now serving time in prison for arson, could end up paying the Edwards family and the church’s insurance carrier as much as $3.6 million. Meanwhile, some of the victims of the fire are already moving on with their lives.
- Most of the claims are that his for-profit conservative website “Restoring Liberty” is illegally contributing to his Senate campaign by promoting his run.
- Some people are already lining up to cast their votes.
- An appeals court today upheld a federal decision to list a species of ice seals as threatened under the Endangered Species Act.
- The premiums on benchmark plans are increasing by an average of 22 percent in 2017, the government says, but more than 70 percent of people can get one for less than $75 a month after subsidies.