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What others say: Supreme Court decision expands tribal jurisdiction

...and frequently contested - legal issue in all communities, Native and non-Native alike. According to the state Attorney General's office, their interpretation of the decision is that state courts may yet have authority to intervene in child...
Valdez spill lawsuit archiving project under scrutiny

JUNEAU - A project to archive records related to the Exxon Valdez oil spill is continuing after the state sought to address concerns raised by a federal judge. U.S. District Judge H.
ADF&G staff concerned by organism found on jack-up rig in K-Bay

Although the Kang Sheng Kou heavy-lift vessel brought the Endeavour-Spirit of Independence jack-up rig to Cook Inlet waters from Singapore, the Endeavour rig might have carried its own unique cargo. Alaska Department of Fish and Game officials confirmed Wednesday they have been communicating with the rig's owner, Buccaneer Energy, about what organisms might have still been attached to the rig when it was brought north - specifically if those organisms might be invasive to Kachemak Bay where the rig has been receiving upgrades and work since Aug. 24.
RCA OKs Enstar contract

The Regulatory Commission of Alaska has approved a contract for Enstar Natural Gas Co. to purchase new natural gas from the small North Fork field east of Anchor Point on the Kenai Peninsula.
Small market, high costs blamed for keeping Alaska gasoline prices up

ANCHORAGE (AP) -- Alaska's gasoline prices are not dropping at an equal pace with falling crude prices.
Brown steps down

A bass player with the Brandywine Singers folk group in the early 1960s, Harold Brown tired of performing on the road all the time and one day, while making a record in New York City, he announced to his fellow musicians that he planned to go to law school.
Wildfire settlement reached

The state Attorney General's office reached an out-of-court settlement Wednesday in the Caribou Hills wildfire incident that blackened more than 55,000 acres...


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