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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...
Judge: Trap-springer liable, but won't pay

...fur-bearing traps after she rescued an ensnared bald eagle, but she won't owe the trapper any money, a Juneau District Court judge ruled Friday.Judge Thomas Nave found that trapper John Forrest failed to prove at trial that hiker Kathleen K...
Judge: Hiker liable for springing traps, but trapper did not prove damages

...she won't owe the trapper any money, a Juneau District Court judge ruled Friday.Judge Thomas Nave found that trapper...she won't owe the trapper any money, a Juneau District Court judge ruled Friday.In a 7-page written ruling, Judge...
Alaska issue gets spot on Supreme Court agenda groups including the Sierra Club, Greenpeace and the Organized Village of Kake.In 2011, an Alaska U.S. District Court judge ruled on the Kake v. USDA lawsuit by agreeing with the challengers. The state of Alaska appealed that decision...
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...
3 plead guilty in murder-for-hire plot

...listened to details of his crimes with his head in his hands."The truth must be told," Suckow told U.S. District Court Judge Salvador Mendoza, moments before he pleaded guilty to performing murder-for-hire in the deaths of Carlile...
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