In this newscast:
- A federal court upheld the “roadless rule” limiting construction and logging on national forestland,
- Gov. Walker gave more reasons why he opposes the latest ACA replacement bill,
- Layoffs at Alaska’s largest daily newspaper following its sale to a new owner,
- Haines High School students got a delicious surprise during Spirit Week.
- Pro-road advocates were elated when the governor declined to veto $21 million added by the Legislature. But Gov. Walker said he's still convinced the Juneau Access Project design is flawed.
- Superior Court Judge Philip Pallenberg sentenced Christopher Strawn on Wednesday morning to 88 years for murder and two years for assault.
- In March, someone stole a 10,000-year-old mammoth tusk from the Center. Bureau of Land Management, which owns the Center, announced Tuesday that it’s offering a $500 reward to anyone with information leading to the recovery of the missing 100-pound tusk.
- The separation of families detained at the southern border is dividing Republicans as they try to keep the scenes of despair from becoming a GOP public relations disaster. Alaska’s two senators have staked out distant positions, at least for the short term.