The state’s cruise-ship science advisory panel met for the first time Monday, Feb. 1. The introductory session brought members up to speed on pollution-control issues and procedural matters. But the controversy surrounding its membership, and the law that set it in place, was not far from the surface.Related Link: Link to more information about the science panel and its issues.
- “All of my red flags are waving at the moment,” said Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority board member Jerome Selby.
- Samuel Moore voted for Mitt Romney, John McCain and George W. Bush. But, he says, he can’t support Donald Trump.
- Smith wasn't doing interviews, but she issued a statement saying she was speaking up to set an example of truth-telling for her children and in hopes of ending the pervasiveness of sexual misconduct.
- Outgoing Juneau District Court Judge Keith Levy says he'll spend time with his eight grandchildren, work as a fill-in judge when needed and help mediate marriage dissolution cases.