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Judge hears arguments over ANWR exploration

...state's effort to explore the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge for oil and gas played out in U.S. District Court Judge Sharon Gleason's courtroom in Anchorage Jan. 20.The issue before Gleason is whether the U.S. Department...
State | AK legislature
Two accused of supplying drugs to Ketchikan

...California on Dec. 22, 2014.Adams has since been released on bail and is scheduled to be arraigned today in U.S. District Court in Juneau. Court records did not indicate when Singson, who is still being held in custody, would be arraigned...
State to suspend same-sex marriage appeal

...four cases - from Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee - before deciding how to proceed on its own appeal of U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Burgess' October decision that Alaska's 1998 ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional. The Supreme...
Empire Editorial: No gray area for child predators

...physically harmed the children, so the case isn't that bad. That's what Petersen's public defender wrote to U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Burgess when asking for leniency. "He has never harmed a child; never touched a child; never...
Legislators file first round of bills

...also sponsoring a resolution that would amend the state Constitution to allow gay marriage. In October 2014, U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Burgess overturned a 1998 Alaska constitutional amendment defining marriage as between one man and...
Local | AK legislature
Ex-Petersburg school employee sentenced for child porn

...has been sentenced to 12 years in federal prison for possessing, receiving and distributing child pornography.U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Burgess imposed the sentence for 46-year-old Tye Leif Petersen on Wednesday in Juneau federal...
No jail time big let-down for union reps

...worries me that the future deterrent is not there."Hansen was one of two union officials who appeared before U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Burgess during Smith's sentencing hearing to urge the judge to impose a jail sentence. He said...
Man gets 4 years for assaulting Coast Guard officer

...for assaulting a Coast Guard officer who was responding to a disturbance on a private boat in September 2013.U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Burgess imposed the jail time and three years of supervised release for Jon William Munhoven (who...
Haines guide sentenced for guiding violation

...Haines was sentenced Wednesday to four years probation and fined $2,000 for breaking a federal conservation law.U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Burgess also revoked John Katzeek's hunting and guiding privileges during the probationary period...
Rule allows trust status for tribal lands

...Settlement Act and an interpretation that tribes had lost the trust status right under the settlement act.The U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., rejected the state's position that the settlement act mandated different treatment...


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