907 Updates February 18, 2018

By Liz Raines: House Judiciary chair defends new pretrial tool
It’s been nearly a month since Gov. Bill Walker introduced a measure to revamp the state’s new pretrial risk assessment tool, but the bill has yet to get a hearing.

Walker’s House Bill 295 aims to address some problematic aspects of the new system. One of the biggest ones is that it doesn’t take into account any prior criminal history a suspect has from out of state.
By Sean Maguire: Hook the moose killed in a car crash
Congratulations Ashley Perry!
By Victoria Taylor: New program encourages young readers to connect with shelter animals
Congratulations Ruthy Hebard!
By Beth Bragg: Alaska’s hot-shooting Ruthy Hebard makes mark on NCAA record book