A federal judge on Wednesday overruled state election officials and said the constitutional right to vote requires Alaska to translate all election materials into Native languages for voters with limited English skills.
Some private lawyers and investigators are attempting to unlock the potential of video in the sentencing phase of criminal cases, supplementing the memorandum and letters of support that are typically used to plead for leniency.
FAIRBANKS — Fairbanks North Star Borough schools Superintendent Pete Lewis has requested arbitration with the district after the school board voted unanimously to terminate his contract for “incompetence” last week.
The removal of nine evergreens from Anchorage Town Square Park early Thursday morning drew sharp rebukes from tree experts and park regulars, but others said the dense trees created a hidden nest of illegal activity and a public safety hazard.
Rob Duke's insight:
We don't know all the facts, but: A little social justice circle mediation would have gone a long way before this project was implemented. The trees may still have been removed, but the public buy-in would have been improved.