Rachelle Waterman was sentenced on July 15th in Craig to three years in prison for her role in the brutal murder of her mother six years ago. As Deanna Garrison reports, an Anchorage jury found the 22 year old woman guilty in February of criminally negligent homicide. She was not convicted on much more serious charges of murder and kidnapping.
- The Republican-led Senate majority is more focused on cutting spending to close the state’s budget deficit than the new mostly Democratic House majority or independent Gov. Bill Walker.
- Alaska Native carvers and weavers say they're worried about the future of yellow cedar.
- Mark Anthony De Simone is accused of shooting 34-year-old Duilio Antonio “Tony” Rosales twice in the back of the head in May 2016.
- The Alaska Marine Highway has seen deep funding and service cuts as the state deals with a massive budget deficit. With the money running low, what are the system’s prospects during this year’s legislative session?