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Proposed state marijuana initiative finds support in Kenai Peninsula

Soldotna trial lawyer Eric Derleth has been writing articles in favor of marijuana legalization since he was 16.
Group behind setnet ban initiative files appeal

...6 that the proposed ban on setnetting did not meet legal standards to appear on a ballot. Treadwell used an Alaska Department of Law opinion, that the initiative was a prohibited appropriation of state assets, in striking it down. AFCA announced...
Legislature hears from ADFG on CIFF/UCIDA lawsuit

...R-Wasilla, and Rep. Bill Stoltz, R-Mat Su-Chugiak and others from the subcommittee, heard from the Alaska Department of Law and representatives from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game on state intervention in the lawsuit; though...
State says proposed setnet initiative won't be on ballot

An initiative proposing a ban on setnets in certain parts of the state was rejected Monday as a "prohibited appropriation" under the advice of Alaska's Department of Law. Lt. Gov.
Soldotna man sentenced in domestic violence case

A man originally charged with multiple counts of assault and kidnapping was sentenced on Thursday following his guilty plea to a deal in July.
Lt. Gov rejects setnet ban petition

Citing a 1996 Alaska Supreme Court decision Lieutenant Governor Mead Treadwell today rejected an initiative seeking to ban setnetting in certain areas of the state. Treadwell decided on a course of action upon the advice of the State's Department of Law, which suggested that salmon are legal assets of the state that cannot be appropriated by initiative, according to a media release from the state. The newly formed Alaska Fisheries Conservation Alliance, which submitted the proposed initiative, called the decision "puzzling" in a media release.
Man gets 5 years for sexual abuse of a minor

...counts were reduced to one count of third-degree sexual abuse of a minor. The agreement was reached before the Alaska Department of Law ended plea bargaining for lesser sentences for serious feloniesDistrict Attorney Scot Leaders recommended the...
Plea entered in sexual assault case

A man charged with raping a girl multiple times per week for four years pleaded guilty in Superior Court at Kenai Courthouse on Wednesday. Clarence D.
Nikiski monofill permit issuance imminent

...has forwarded the permit to the its legal department for a final review. The permit was sent to the State of Alaska Department of Law last week as required before the state will issue the go ahead to AIMM Technologies, which hopes to build and...
Hilcorp says it can fill Southcentral gas needs through 2017

...had done on producing properties acquired in January from Marathon Oil Co. A consent decree negotiated by the Alaska Department of Law involving Hilcorp's acquisition of Marathon's assets was approved by a state court in January and the company...


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