Equal Protection and Due Process of Law was guaranteed to all citizens under the U.S. Constitution when the 14th Amendment was ratified on this date in 1868. Gavin and Wyatt “weigh in” by supporting the amendment and “on balance” agree with the rights of people and their dogs. We hope you can join our “due process” on the air with “equal protection” of music on Crosscurrents, 7/28 at 8 a.m.
- A state commission approved to petitions for Dillingham and Manokotak to annex land in the Nushagak commercial fishing district against their staff's recommendations. The annexations will allow the two city's to tax salmon harvested in the district.
- The Kodiak Island Borough agreed to hold conserve land that multiple Kodiak residents testified they wanted to protect.
- A man who was shot by a Juneau police officer was medevaced to Seattle and is expected to live. The police, the Department of Law and the Alaska Bureau of Investigation are trying to determine why lethal force was used.
- Sitka fishermen volunteer to audit how much fuel they're using in hopes of cutting expenses and boosting profits.