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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...
Gov. signs school construction funding bill

...funding formula for school construction.The signing of SB 62 allows five rural schools to take advantage of a 2011 Alaska Superior Court decision that ensures equitable funding of school construction in rural towns and villages.The case Willie and...
AG approves Northland buyout with conditions

...called a consent decree, must remain open for public comment until Sept. 27. Comments will be forwarded to the Alaska Superior Court for a final ruling on the sale. The decree, as well as directions on how to submit comments, can be found at...
House OKs workers' comp revamp

...appeals committee that would be stacked with the governor's appointees. The panel would hear cases that now go to Alaska Superior Court. The legislators' rationale has been to provide consistency with the setting of legal precedent and speeding...
Conservationists challenge Haines jet boats in court

...issues at Earthjustice, a nonprofit law office in Juneau, filed a three-party lawsuit against the state in Alaska Superior Court on Monday. It challenges Alaska Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Michael Menge's May 18 decision...
Elections office says Sen. Ward lives in Nikiski

...Johnson had only a brief reaction. "It looks like we spent an awful lot of money and energy just to say no," he said. "Other than that, I have no comment." Johnson has until Aug. 2 to appeal the decision in Alaska Superior Court.


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