Newton Lambert is currently serving a 99 year sentence for the April 1982 murder of Anne Benolken in Juneau. But he wants testing of evidence found on James Benolken’s clothing that could provide a clue about another potential suspect.
It’s a messy process, and unusually slow, but President Donald Trump made headway this week in filling his cabinet. Alaska’s U.S. senators have helped him, in different degrees. With a new, colorful president in the White House, each of them has to decide how close to stand to the standard-bearer of their party.
Juneau’s three state legislators spoke at the most recent Native Issues Forum, sponsored by the Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska. A question from an audience member prompted discussion about the transboundary between Alaska and British Columbia.