Two Alaska communities that sued to stop the state Redistricting Board’s new legislative boundaries from taking effect have backed off most of their legal strategy. Petersburg this week dropped all but one of the claims it made in suing the Alaska Redistricting Board. The city still argues that the proposed House district it would share with Juneau is unconstitutional. Meanwhile, the Fairbanks North Star Borough today (Tuesday) sought to dismiss its entire lawsuit against the plan. Joe Viechnicki reports.
An online controversy spread to the halls of city government in Anchorage on Tuesday, with accusations flying about fake news, liberal media bias and a militant Islamic training camp in Wasilla that does not exist.
Our November 17 recording of Writers’ Showcase has been postponed until December 15 at 7 p.m. Please join us for this free event @360 in the KTOO building. A list of the episode’s writers and actors is coming soon.
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