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...destroyed the Father Duncan Memorial Church in Metlakatla. It was one of the largest churches in Alaska. In 1973, a federal district judge released $130 million, the first cash payment under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, and ordered hearings...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...distributing a book about her father, who was one of the architects of Alaska statehood and an oil millionaire. Federal District Judge Russel Holland issued an order Tuesday continuing the stay that prohibits Strohmeyer from distributing the 3...
Kott cites good works, seeks short sentence "Mr. Kott is not a typical bribe taker," said James Wendt, Kott's attorney, in a court filing urging federal District Judge John Sedwick to go easy on his client. The former Eagle River representative, now a Juneau resident, was convicted...
This Day in History

...1960, a fire destroyed the Lowe Trading Post in Dillingham, with damage estimated at $200,000. In 1973, a federal district judge released $130 million, the first cash payment under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, and ordered hearings...
Weyhrauch trial delayed

...That ruling involved legislative conflict of interest rules and was so important to prosecutors that they asked Federal District Judge John Sedwick to split the trial of the Juneau Republican from that of co-defendant Pete Kott, a former Republican...
Outside editorial: Ruling revives Blackwater shooting case

...some prosecution witnesses. Concluding that much of the potential evidence against the guards was tainted, a federal district judge dismissed the indictments of the defendants in late 2009. In reinstating the prosecution, the U.S. Court...
Anderson records show debt

...minuscule" relevance, which was far outweighed by the danger of creating unfair prejudice and confusion of issues. Federal District Judge John Roberts has yet to rule on the motions. Anderson, 39, is one of four current or former Alaska lawmakers...
Texas town's rental ban to get second hearing

...originally sued the town believe Farmers Branch is encroaching on legal territory reserved for federal authorities.A federal district judge ruled against the city two years ago, and a three-judge panel at the 5th Circuit upheld that ruling in March...
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Miller wins opportunity to block vote certification

...don't do them by hand. "We do all of our recounts by machine," she said. The judge issuing the stay order, Federal District Judge Ralph Beistline, declined Miller's request to change how the state counts votes, saying that was a matter...
Anchorage Sheraton loses case against NLRB benefits. In its petition, Remington Lodging accused the NLRB of unfairly siding with the union. But federal District Judge Tim Burgess signed an order Thursday dismissing Remington's case, saying that he did not have jurisdiction...
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