26, Feb 2015 - Alaska News Nightly: February 6, 2015
Health Department Says Medicaid Expansion Can Save State Money; Report: Mat-Su Behavioral Health Services Inadequate; Supreme Court Denies Rachelle Waterman Appeal; State Seeks Delay In Indian Country Expansion; Kuskokwim Fishermen Set Sights on Co-Management; Cook Inlet LNG Will Require Lead Time; High Winds, Low Temperatures Cut Through Southeast Alaska; AK: Climate Change and the Quest; 300 ...
23, Feb 2015 - Judge Hears Arguments On Stay In Education Lawsuit
Ketchikan Superior Court Judge William Carey heard arguments Friday over whether he should approve a stay of his January decision that the State of Alaska’s requirement that local communities provide a specific amount for public education violates the Alaska Constitution. Download Audio
23, Feb 2015 - Alaska becomes nation's 3rd state to legalize pot
JUNEAU, Alaska -- Smoking, growing and possessing marijuana becomes legal in America's wildest state Tuesday, thanks to a voter initiative aimed at clearing away 40 years of conflicting laws and court rulings.
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 ...