Alaska Editorial: Supreme Court decision expands tribal jurisdiction

...and frequently contested - legal issue in all communities, Native and non-Native alike. According to the state Attorney General's office, their interpretation of the decision is that state courts may yet have authority to intervene in child...
Today in history

...100th Tour de France.Today's Birthdays: Singer Kay Starr is 92. Movie director Norman Jewison is 88. Former Attorney General Janet Reno is 76. Actress Patricia Elliott is 72. Actor David Downing is 71. Actor Edward Herrmann is 71. Actor...
Convicted murderer gets 40 years

...of five years in prison for Perry's death, and a maximum of 99 years.On Friday, the prosecutor, Assistant Attorney General James Fayette of the state's Office of Special Prosecutions and Appeals, requested 50 years, while the defense...
The story behind Juneau's 'iron' throne

...all this pressure on us each year to come up with a better design."In years past, Guaneli, a retired assistant attorney general for the state of Alaska, and Voelkers, an architect, have built the Roman Pantheon, Eiffel Tower and the Empire...
State wants mediation over Medicaid billing

...letter from the state Department of Law, the two sides did not reach resolution during a May meeting.Assistant Attorney General Rachel Witty, in the letter requesting mediation, said a proposed corrective action plan submitted by Xerox on...
Native Corp. board member takes issue with Sullivan endorsement

...board chairman Crawford Patkotak and corporation president and CEO Rex Rock Sr. touting Sullivan, a former state attorney general and Natural Resources commissioner, as the best pick.Hardt said it was rare for the corporation to get involved...
E-cig users face new but familiar rule

...taking public comment on the issue, however.Barr pointed out that in October of last year, 41 of 50 states' attorneys general - including Alaska's - signed a letter to the FDA entreating it to begin regulating e-cigarettes."They're...
Dan Sullivan still leads primary pack

Internal polling commissioned by U.S. Senate hopeful Dan Sullivan's campaign show the former Alaska Attorney General is holding a nine-point lead over Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell in the race for the Republican nomination. Joe Miller...
Trial opens in Native language voting lawsuit English proficiency.In a reply, the Alaska attorney general's office said federal attorneys misunderstood its...the voting rights law.Also this month, U.S. Attorney General Eric holder announced his office will consult with...
Killer's bargain angers mother of victim

...that, it's ... it's not right either."Messages left by The Associated Press on Tuesday with the Alaska attorney general's office and the U.S. attorney's office in Anchorage seeking comment weren't immediately returned.Wade...


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