The rodeo cow’s owner says he has spent “hours, days probably” searching for the cow. Anchorage police, animal control authorities and the Bureau of Land Management have relayed information about the cow’s whereabouts, but Betsy continues to elude him.
The Alaska Legislature’s human resources manager says the current speaker, Democrat Bryce Edgmon, temporarily approved staff using interim funding that extends through Tuesday, when the new session begins. But if the House does not organize, session staff would not be considered authorized starting Wednesday, and having them work could raise liability issues.
The plaintiffs maintain a person identified only as “Jessie Doe” showed up inebriated after hours in January 2018 and was not turned away because of gender. The lawsuit says that constitutional principles of freedom of religion are at stake.
State fisheries officials have closed commercial and sport fishing for chinook salmon in northern Cook Inlet for 2019. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game on Monday also announced restrictions for subsistence fishing of chinooks, also known as king salmon.