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The List Everyone Is Talking About Crimes of SB 91
From Legislative Affairs Agency legal team, here is the list of Class C felonies that has Alaskans alarmed about leniency for certain crimes under SB 91. SB 54 reimposes harsher penalties for some of these crimes, and is being debated today on the House floor in legislative Special Session. The Senate passed SB 54 in April, but House Democrats have sought to preserve SB 91 and did not allow even a hearing on SB 54 during regular session.

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Alaska News November 06, 2017

By Cameron Mackintosh: Avalanche season underway, a warning for those headed into the backcountry
Even though snow totals are mostly low even in the backcountry, avalanches are still possible. In fact, several minor avalanches have been reported in Hatcher Pass and the Chugach Mountains in recent weeks. Currently, avalanche danger for the Hatcher Pass area is considered “considerable” at elevations above 2,500 feet.
 
 
 
 
By Sean Maguire: State lawmakers threatened with physical harm on social media
JUNEAU (KTUU) – The Speaker of the House, Rep. Bryce Edgmon (D – Dillingham) announced that lawmakers were threatened with physical harm by a person on social media. The threat was based on the position taken by a majority of legislators to a proposed amendment to SB-54.
 
 
 
 
By Victoria Taylor: Slick road conditions plague Anchorage drivers Sunday
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) Anchorage Police said as of midnight Sunday morning, 68 crashes had been reported, 11 of those resulted in injuries and 30 vehicles were reported in distress.
 
 
 
 
By Victoria Taylor: Bake sale raises $1,800 for victims of Polaris Bar and Hotel fire
 
 
 
 
By Patrick Moussignac: Inside the gates: Honoring our veterans
 
 
 
 
By Liz Raines: Ballot initiative aims to relocate Alaska Legislature

Alaska News November 05, 2017

By Sean Maguire: Amendment to undo majority of SB-91 fails in a vote on the House floor
 
 
 
 
By Cameron Mackintosh and Phil Walczak: Third annual Anchorage Veterans Parade honors those who served
 
 
 
 
By Kalinda Kindle: 24-hour gaming event raises money for Children’s Miracle Network
 
 
 
 
By Associated Press: Subsistence hunters in the Southeast may no longer be required to mark traps
 
 
 
 
By Victoria Taylor: Christmas Towne Bazaar benefits artists and students
 
 
 
 
By Cameron Mackintosh: Public asked to help update 20 year transportation plan for Anchorage
The next two workshop sessions are scheduled for Monday and Tuesday.

Click HERE to visit MTP’s website, where you can learn more about the plan and provide feedback.
 
 
 
 

By Chris Klint: State looking into customers’ tires trapped at Johnson’s Tire Service
Franklin urges people whose tires are trapped in the Tire Hotel to visit the Consumer Protection Unit’s website and fill out a formal complaint.
 
 
 
 
Alaska village leaders consider joining, forming borough
Information from: Fairbanks (Alaska) Daily News-Miner, http://www.newsminer.com

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