Matt Miller, KTOO - Juneau
There hasn’t been a jury trial in Alaska in 3 months. How has COVID-19 changed the state’s justice system?
There have been no jury trials in state courts for three months, and they won’t resume until at least September.
Anyone entering a federal courthouse in Alaska must wear a mask or face covering or they will not be allowed inside.
Most non-emergency proceedings were first suspended in late March. Now they will be canceled at least until September.
Jury trials in Anchorage, Palmer and Kenai next week have been suspended to slow the spread of coronavirus, the Alaska Court System said Friday.
The Alaska Supreme Court on Thursday heard a case that labor unions say could affect the retirement plans of thousands of former state employees.
A Utah man arrested for the death of his wife on a Southeast Alaska cruise ship could spend the rest of his life in federal prison.
Looking at each snow layer tells a story about the winter.
In many Alaska coastal communities, ferry service is more than just a transportation link. It can also be a form of survival.
A soon-to-be-published research paper will show how climate change is responsible for the glacier’s recent about-face into retreat. But scientists, Juneau-area hunters and residents have seen it coming for decades.
During an exercise in Juneau, members of the Washington National Guard provided expertise on rescuing victims from buildings collapsed by an earthquake, avalanche or mudslide.
The commanding officer of the Coast Guard’s Alaska district says it may take until summer’s end to catch up on some of the work delayed by the partial federal government shutdown.
Judge Daniel Schally was recently appointed to handle an increasing caseload at the Juneau Superior Court.
Anchorage resident Katie Van claimed that she was charged sales taxes on LuLaRoe clothing purchases even though Anchorage and Alaska do not collect such taxes.
Anchorage resident Katie Van says she was charged undue sales taxes on clothing she bought from outside of Alaska. But LuLaRoe says they fixed their sales tax automation software and already made refunds.
U.S. Courts say they have enough money to continue operating until Jan. 31. But after that, court employees and federal public defenders will be working without pay.
Sea surface temperatures in the Gulf of Alaska are averaging four degrees Fahrenheit warmer than normal. That isn’t as hot or doesn’t extend quite as deep as the original Blob. At least not yet.
What happened on Vanderbilt Reef in October 1918? And why was the sinking of the S.S. Princess Sophia quickly forgotten in Alaska and Canada? Listen now
An unidentified 69-year-old male passenger of Westerdam disappeared July 13 while the vessel was in Glacier Bay. Listen now
The family of Tony Rosales wept in the front row of the gallery after the jury found Mark DeSimone guilty of first-degree murder. Listen now