16, Dec 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
15, Dec 2014 - Appeals court again rejects Alaska on same-sex marriage ban; governor-elect considering defense
ANCHORAGE — The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has rejected Alaska's request that an 11-judge panel review a decision overturning the state's ban on same-sex marriage.
15, Dec 2014 - Alaska News Nightly: November 21, 2014
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15, Dec 2014 - Ninth Circuit Court deals another blow to Alaska's defense in gay marriage lawsuit
ANCHORAGE — The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has rejected the Alaska Department of Law’s request that an 11-judge panel review the state’s ban on same-sex marriage.
15, Dec 2014 - Ex-Washington legislator shot and killed in Barrow, Alaska
Former Washington State Rep. Brian Sullivan was shot and killed Monday night in the Alaskan Arctic village of Barrow, where Sullivan was an assistant district attorney and had lived since 2012. The death is considered a homicide and a suspect, Ronald Fischer, 47, is in custody, Alaska Dispatch News reported on Tuesday. Fischer had a previous Barrow court conviction for multiple assaults. He has ...
15, Dec 2014 - Nenana trial with possible simulcast set for Tanana trooper killing case
FAIRBANKS — Superior Court Judge Paul Lyle set a April 13, 2015, trial date Tuesday for the Tanana man accused of slaying two Alaska State Troopers last spring in Tanana.
15, Dec 2014 - 9th Circuit Court denies Alaska attempt to reinstate gay marriage ban
ANCHORAGE — An appeal by state attorneys seeking to reinstate Alaska’s ban on same-sex marriage is dead at the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, and unless the state appeals to the U.S. Supreme Court
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 ...