United States Supreme Court Justices may not be as biased and partisan as some people believe. An objective mathematical analysis performed outside the legal field found that the court handed down decisions on a split 5-4 vote on only 9.6% of the cases since August 1994. In fact, most of the decisions issued by the Supreme Court featured unanimous votes by justices.
- Alaska Native people gather before Alaska Day in Sitka to share knowledge and to heal.
- When you toss a candy wrapper in the trash in five Southeast Alaska communities, you’re sending it on a thousand-mile journey to a Lower 48 landfill.
- The Canadian DJ collective is playing Centennial Hall with Woosh.ji.een Dance Group. They combine traditional Pow Wow songs with elements of hip-hop to promote inclusivity and representation of First Nations peoples.
- It’s not clear whether independent Gov. Bill Walker will run in the primary. A campaign spokesperson said Walker could not comment because it is a pending legal matter to which the state is a party.