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State: About 285 same-sex couples wed in past year

...including Hamby and Shelden, had been married outside the state. The fifth couple was unmarried at the time.U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Burgess, in striking down the ban, said refusing the rights and responsibilities afforded by legal marriage...
Ketchikan residents sentenced for trafficking narcotics

...trafficking methamphetamine and heroin into Alaska's first city, according to federal prosecutors.U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Burgess sentenced Robert Duane Moriarty, 36, to five years in prison, and Sara Skan, 35, to 18 months...
Trial begins for father of teen who fatally shot classmates

...he illegally owned nine guns. Fryberg doesn't face any charges related to the school shooting.After U.S. District Court Judge James Robart and lawyers on both sides questioned about two dozen jurors individually, almost half were sent home...
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Judge tosses suit in refuge-road dispute

...refusal to allow for a road through a wildlife refuge to ease medical evacuations.In a written order, U.S. District Court Judge H. Russel Holland said there was no violation of a federal environmental law.Congress, in 2009, passed legislation...
A lack of (land) trust

...Native tribes to put land into trust, as Lower 48 tribes may do.That belief was erased in 2013 when a U.S. District Court judge found the "Alaska exemption" void. The Interior Department crafted rules to allow tribes to put land into trust...
One of two Costco burglars sentenced Costco was sentenced Monday to serve four years and two months in prison for a federal drug crime.U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Burgess imposed Stanley Van D. Stauffer's sentence for drug conspiracy during a hearing in Juneau federal...

...copies of emails and other documents since mid-2013 and in one case, back to 2010. In both cases, U.S. district court judges have pressed the State Department to produce records on a firm schedule.But Leopold's lawyers have raised concerns...
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Petersburg bomber gets probation, fine alone in the shop after he moved out of his home.Weaver wrote a statement and read it aloud to U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Burgess on Monday."I'm really sorry for what I did," he said, adding he feels ashamed but is thankful...
State, King Cove, others appeal decision in road case

...comply with a federal environmental law as part of the determination on whether to carry out the exchange.U.S. District Court Judge H. Russel Holland found no violation of the environmental law and said the 2009 legislation didn't include a...
Wrangell father, son plead guilty to fishing violation had already been reached and signed.Charles Jeffrey Petticrew Sr. sat in his wheelchair before U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Burgess on Monday and pleaded guilty as charged to one felony count of conspiracy to falsify federal Individual...


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