- Alaska governor Bill Walker vetoed legislation last year that would have allowed insurers to use credit scores to determine personal insurance rates. Last year's bill, he said, did not adequately protect consumers, but he supports this year's version.
- The Alaska Department of Corrections says Senate Bill 91 mandates expanded pre-trial services. Rumors that a Douglas office building could be part of the plan has neighbors alarmed and a state lawmaker demanding answers.
- The legislature ordered a study last year, looking at whether the state could save money by creating a new health care authority.
- It was two hours of incredible runs, incredible heartbreaks, and one avalanche.