Trials currently in progress will still proceed, as will those scheduled in other parts of the state.
A federal judge has ruled in favor of green groups challenging the largest Tongass timber sale in decades.
Skagway Mayor Monica Carlson and her mother Cora Louise Adams were in a crosswalk on Pennsylvania Avenue when the driver made an illegal left turn, according to court documents.
At least four female employees have filed civil rights complaints against the top executive at the Denali Commission, according to an Anchorage lawyer.
A letter sent to the Juneau Police Department Friday from the Alaska Department of Law states that Officer James Esbenshade was “legally justified in his use of deadly force in order to defend himself from the threat of serious physical injury.”
Jennifer Fletcher, a state legislative librarian from Juneau, argued that the surgeries she wanted to get would have been covered if she weren’t transgender — and that’s discrimination based on her sex.
If convicted, Jayson Knox faces 10-years to life in prison.
Residents of the Northwest Arctic village of Noorvik, where there is no village public safety officer, say their town is feeling increasingly unsafe.
“To our memory, this is the largest seizure of firearms we’ve made in a federal operation here in Alaska,” says U.S. Attorney Bryan Schroder.
Alaska Resource Education, which promotes the oil and gas, mining and forestry industries in Alaska’s schools, is suing former Executive Director Michelle Brunner, alleging she embezzled at least $187,000.