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8 apply for coming vacancy on Alaska Supreme Court

JUNEAU, Alaska - Eight attorneys have applied for the upcoming vacancy on the Alaska Supreme Court.Justice Dana Fabe has announced plans to retire June 1. Fabe was the first woman appointed to serve on the court.The Alaska...
State Supreme Court hears setnet ban arguments

...In a matter of months, the Alaska Supreme Court will decide if Alaskans can...allocation?On Wednesday, the Alaska Supreme Court presided over an unusually...In Pullen v. Ulmer, the Alaska Supreme Court ruled in 1996 that salmon are...
Voices of Alaska: Motive behind set net ban is reallocation

This is about the anti-set net ballot initiative that is before the Alaska Supreme Court and the devastating effect it will have on commercial fishing and other resource extraction industries throughout Alaska if it...
Alaska appeals abortion funding decision

...August. The state filed a notice of appeal with the Alaska Supreme Court on Friday.Senior Assistant Attorney General Stuart...situations where state laws are challenged.The Alaska Supreme Court has previously held that the state must pay for...
Alaska Supreme Court to decide CINGSA versus Kenai case

The Alaska Supreme Court will decide whether Kenai should be compensated for gas stored...which she said the statute codifies. In a previous case, the Alaska Supreme Court interpreted the Land Act's purpose to be "provid(ing) for...
Voices of the Peninsula: Vote Yes on Proposition 1 for seasonal grocery tax relief

...years for this election because the Borough Clerk refused to certify our original referendum application. The Alaska Supreme Court forced the Borough to accept our referendum application after years of litigation in the state court system...
Grocery tax exemption heads to polls

...borough clerk denied to file a citizens' referendum to repeal the 2008 ordinance, Price took the case to the Alaska Supreme Court. The court ruled in their favor, determining the citizens had the right to repeal the ordinance.Kenai Peninsula...
Voices of the Peninsula: Hard to argue against instream flow reservations

...miss-represents the inherent nature of water rights which are, at their core, a public resource. In fact, the Alaska Supreme Court has concluded that, while the State owns and manages water, it cannot impair the public interest by managing...
Fairbanks officials content to sit on windfall

...companies over the taxation values of the trans-Alaska pipeline, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.The Alaska Supreme Court last month affirmed the value of the pipeline for tax years 2007 through 2009.Fairbanks North Star Borough officials...
Still searching for health care solutions

...Council to block Gov. Bill Walker's expansion of Medicaid. With the ruling and absent the intervention of the Alaska Supreme Court, expansion of Medicaid could move forward in the coming week. Proponents of Medicaid expansion have said it will...


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