Last year, 18 inmates died in Alaska, the most in at least a decade.
Most ballots went uncounted because of problems with information on the envelope, incorrect identifiers or a lack of a witness signature.
The FAA fielded 5,981 reports of unruly passengers last year, 4,290 of which were related to masking.
It’s not the first time PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center has been scrutinized by federal labor officials for allegedly retaliating against its workforce. The hospital was accused of violating federal labor laws on retaliation four times in 2015.
The state of Alaska has been ordered to pay nearly $87,000 in attorneys fees to the American Civil Liberties Union after losing a lawsuit over the governor’s vetoes of court funding in 2019 and 2020.
ACLU senior counsel Susan Orlansky says the justices’ decision outlines how the state’s regulations potentially fall afoul of the U.S. Constitution on free speech and due process grounds.
By failing to collect those DNA samples, law enforcement has left Alaska’s DNA database with crucial gaps, allowing at least one serial rapist to go undetected.
For the next several months, there will be far fewer vaccine doses available than people who want to receive them. Which raises the difficult question of who should get it first.
The requirement for a witness signature led to the rejection of 456 ballots in last month’s primary election.
The ACLU lawsuit alleges violations of state and federal civil rights protections stemming from mishandled police investigations of sexual assaults of Alaska Native women.