"I am in the process of reviewing the case now, which I hope to complete next week. I expect that more information will be forthcoming after a review is complete," District Attorney Joe Dallaire said in an email to the Daily News-Miner sent Friday afternoon.

In looking closer into the state's most central revenue source, Alaska North Slope oil prices averaged $69.46 per barrel during fiscal 2019 and are projected to drop over the next two fiscal years, sinking to a projected $63.54 per barrel for fiscal 2020 and $59 per barrel for fiscal 2021.

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After my column about Ouija boards, a curious reader asked me to elaborate on the name’s origin. Smithsonianmag.com wrote, “Contrary to popular belief, ‘Ouija’ is not a combination of the French for ‘yes,’ oui, and the German ja … It was Bond’s (an investor’s) sister-in-law, Helen Peters (wh… Read more