26, Nov 2014 - Alaska Gov.-elect Walker names 4 to positions
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Alaska's incoming attorney general vows his first order of business will be reviewing both the status of the lawsuit that overturned the state's ban on same-sex marriage and a National Guard scandal that rocked the previous administration. Gov.-elect Bill Walker on Tuesday announced four ...
26, Nov 2014 - Ketchikan Assembly Responds to Education Lawsuit Ruling
A Superior Court Judge has ruled in favor of the Ketchikan Gateway Borough in its lawsuit against the State of Alaska over the state’s education funding mandate. The Borough Assembly talked about Friday’s ruling during Monday night’s regular meeting, and Borough Manager Dan Bockhorst calls it a “big win” for Ketchikan. Download Audio
24, Nov 2014 - Alaska Public Media, Alaska Dispatch News Take State To Court Over National Guard Documents
Alaska Public Media and Alaska Dispatch News are taking the State to court because the state government has failed to provide documents regarding the National Guard Scandal. Download Audio
24, Nov 2014 - Gay marriage: Alaska, Arizona couples win fight
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Gay couples won the right to wed in Alaska and Arizona on Friday, after separate court decisions ended bans in those states.
24, Nov 2014 - Juneau, AK Alaska News Nightly: October 29, 2014
Alaska Public Media, Alaska Dispatch News Take State To Court Over National Guard Documents; Medicaid Reform Group Hears Passionate Testimony On Proposed Cuts; DOJ May Intervene In Alaska Supreme Court Case; GOP’s U.S. Senate , House Hopefuls Try To Tie Democratic Foes To Obama, Reid et al.; Wrangell Doctor Pleads Not Guilty To Child Porn Charges; Property Crime Victims Often Given The Back Seat ...
22, Nov 2014 - Juneau, AK Alaska News Nightly: November 10, 2014
Division of Elections To Start Counting Absentee, Questioned Ballots Tomorrow; Lawsuit Claims Chukchi Rules Fail to Protect Walrus; Appeals Court Revives Alaska Suit On Roadless Rule; 7 Escape Kenai Juvenile Detention Facility, 5 Apprehended Over Weekend; Some Communities Investigating Local Option To Ban Marijuana; Team Documents Elders’ Memories of Colder Winters; Settlement Signed In Sitka ...
22, Nov 2014 - Incorporation set for court; Holmen votes to annex town
The town of Onalaska has filed its second petition for incorporation as a village for the same reason as the first time: to stem loss of land through annexation to Holmen and the city of Onalaska.
22, Nov 2014 - Juneau, AK Alaska News Nightly: October 30, 2014
Judge Rules State Must Comply With National Guard Records Request; Organizations Making Final Push To Encourage Alaska Native Voters; YKHC Moves Into New Prematernal Home; Timeline Begins To Emerge From National Guard Documents; Refuge Proposes Shooting Caribou that Swim Off Adak; Report: Second-Growth Logging Can Start Now; Download Audio
22, Nov 2014 - Juneau, AK Children in the Crosshairs: Alaska Native Grandmother Fights ICWA Ruling
Elise wanted her granddaughter, but after nearly six years in court fighting to assert her rights under federal law, ti...
22, Nov 2014 - Federal appeals judges revive lawsuit by state of Alaska challenging national roadless rule
A federal appeals court has revived a lawsuit by the state of Alaska challenging the national roadless rule, which prohibits road construction and timber harvesting on millions of acres of forest lands, including vast swaths of national forest in Alaska.
11, Oct 2014 - Is Georgia the next Senate curveball?
Plus: courts deal big blows to voter suppression, worrying signs for Dems in Alaska, and the Massachusetts guv race
10, Oct 2014 - Alaskan gay marriage ban to be debated in federal court
By Steve Quinn JUNEAU Alaska (Reuters) - A federal judge will hear oral arguments in a lawsuit challenging Alaska's 16-year-old constitutional ban on gay marriage on Friday, following a week of court rulings backing same-sex unions in seven other states. The hearing comes days after the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals legalized the unions in Nevada and Idaho, and the U.S. Supreme Court upheld ...
09, Oct 2014 - Ninth Circuit Upholds U.S. Authority Over Alaskan River
The National Park Service acted within its statutory authority when it banned hovercraft from the Nation River in Alaska, the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled yesterday.
02, Apr 2014 - Both sides vow to keep fighting in Katie John subsistence case
FAIRBANKS – One day after the United States Supreme Court declined the state of Alaska’s appeal in the most recent iteration of the Katie John cases, the fight about subsistence hunting rights and the
07, Dec 2011 - Hearing to begin over fatal Coast Guard crash - Longview Daily News
He will make eventual recommendations to the Coast Guard's commanding officer in Alaska, Rear Admiral Thomas Ostebo, for the next course of action. Possibilities include dismissal of the charges, administrative action or court martial. Leone faces a ...