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Fishermen's Memorial loses to Panamax docks

...another legal issue.Ultimately, the case made it up to the Alaska Supreme Court, which on Friday confirmed the Alaska Superior Court's decision to dismiss the board's complaint and confirmed the conveyance of tidelands was a legal transfer...
Medicaid expansion sees small increase

...joint body of the Alaska Legislature - launched a lawsuit to stop the state from beginning expanded coverage.An Alaska Superior Court judge declined the council's request for an injunction, as did the Alaska Supreme Court, allowing the state...
Judge rejects call to block Walker from expanding Medicaid

...Friday rejected a request by state lawmakers to temporarily block Gov. Bill Walker from expanding Medicaid in Alaska.Superior Court Judge Frank Pfiffner denied the request by the Alaska Legislative Council to bar Walker from implementing Medicaid...
BOF head Johnstone resigns

...for months and no longer owns a commercial drift fishing permit in the Upper Cook Inlet.Johnstone, a retired Alaska Superior Court Judge, has been on the Board of Fisheries since 2008 when he was nominated by then-Gov. Sarah Palin.He wrote...
State will appeal school funding decision

The state of Alaska will appeal a landmark Alaska Superior Court decision that threw out a state law requiring municipalities to contribute a minimum amount annually to schools.In November...
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State to appeal setnet initiative ruling

...Cori Mills wrote in an Aug. 5 email that the state will appeal the decision."The State plans on appealing the Alaska superior court's decision in the set-net ban initiative case (Alaska Fisheries Conservation Alliance v. State) once the...
Judge requires CIFF to reimburse state for lawsuit costs part of the state's cost for the lawsuit regarding management of the Cook Inlet salmon fisheries in 2013.Alaska Superior Court Judge Andrew Guidi issued an order asking Cook Inlet Fisherman's Fund to pay the state Department of Law $12...
Samson brings on former Northland employees

...Marine Services before Lynden Transport bought it out earlier this year. That transaction was approved by the Alaska Superior Court in late September under the condition that smaller company Samson be brought in to more Southeast communities to...
Samson to begin Juneau service next month

...Samson currently employs about 40 to 70 people, he said.The company is expanding in the wake of Sept. 29 Alaska Superior Court approval of the Lynden-Northland buyout, which was investigated by the Attorney General's office because of...
State news in brief

...reservation applications from a group seeking to protect fish from development of a coal mine in south-central Alaska.Superior Court Judge Mark Rindner found the Department of Natural Resources "unreasonably withheld" agency action on applications...


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