Anchorage husband, wife plead guilty to sex trafficking

...She was found guilty in 2009 of stabbing a man in the neck with a broken beer bottle.She is due to be sentenced on July 24.Judge Philip Volland sentenced Quinn Batts to five years of probation and suspended a two-year sentence.Alaska State Troopers...
Conservation groups take Big Thorne fight to higher court

...according to the USFS, and Alaska U.S. District Court Judge Ralph Beistline ruled in his 25-page decision soon after that...Island," the emailed statement read.Beistline is the same judge who ruled in 2011 that oil company BP was not negligent in its...
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Today In Sports History for Thursday, March 26 30 days in a halfway house for bringing guns into the Washington Wizards locker room. District of Columbia Superior Court Judge Robert E. Morin also adds a litany of conditions associated with the sentence - two years of probation, a $5,000 fine and...
Big Thorne timber suit chopped down

...National Forest timber sale was dismissed Friday by an Anchorage judge.Last year, a coalition of groups sued to stop the U.S...failing to consider the habitats.Alaska U.S. District Court Judge Ralph Beistline ruled in his 25-page decision that the USFS...
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22nd Annual Southeast Alaska Regional Science Fair

...advance to the Alaska Stockholm Junior Water Prize Competition in April.More than 100 scientists and area specialists acted as judges for the fair, as well as 30 students and 25 adults who helped with logistics and hospitality. The fair was supported by several...
Former fish board nominee charged with wildlife violations in Montana

...has been charged with seven counts related to purchasing resident sporting licenses, authorities said.Candy Hoerning, a judge in Beaverhead County, Montana, said the Department of Fish, Wildlife & Parks filed the counts on March 12 alleging Maw purchased...
3 things to watch in the Legislature

...teeth.Robert Doehl, deputy commissioner of the state Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, said Forrest Dunbar, a judge advocate general officer, is working with legislators on efforts to update the code. The bill scheduled for a hearing Thursday...
Artists Selected for Chilkoot Trail Artist Residency

...screening internationally. Michelle is currently starring in the television series "Blackstone," and appears as an industry judge on CBC's, "Short Film Face Off." To learn more about her, see her website at Heather...
Alaska Open Meetings Act has long history

...Davies said.McKay, who has been taking open records and open meetings cases in Alaska for decades, said it's hard to judge how well open meetings laws are working because he doesn't hear anything about them when they work well. He believes there...
Pimp of prostitute killed by Marine pleads guilty

...Meezilini," admitted to U.S. District Judge Robert E. Jones in Portland that he transported...Wednesday beyond answering questions from the judge in a clear voice.Harris' parents were...recommend three years in federal prison. The judge is not bound by the recommendation but...


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