Alaska Attorney General Craig Richards said Friday that the state was launching a new push to prosecute former Veco chief Bill Allen for sex crimes. But a hurdle remains in the form of the U.S. Department of Justice, which would have to sign off for Richards’ office to prosecute Allen under an updated 1910 federal sex trafficking law called the Mann Act.
The East High Thunderbirds take on the Lathrop Malamutes in the Dimond Lady Lynx Shootout, at Dimond High in south Anchorage on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2106. The four-day tournament features high school basketball team from through out the state.
The Ultimate Frisbee Friends, a Ski for Women team known for their elaborate, colorful costumes, gathered to patch up and organize some of the outfits they’ve worn over the last decade. For this year’s race, the group plans a retrospective collection.
A lawsuit by the Republican-led Alaska Legislature to halt Gov. Bill Walker’s Medicaid expansion inched forward Thursday morning, Feb. 4, 2016, as both sides made their cases in Superior Court, with the judge telling them not to expect a decision until the end of March.