In 2018, Jonathan McGraw Jr. and two others were charged with illegally fishing in a scientific preserve near Whale Pass.
Cook Inlet Tribal Council says its insurer has acted in bad faith assessing earthquake damage and paying money for repairs.
This summer, former KDLG reporter Sage Smiley was staying with the station’s community advisory board chairperson and her husband. In July, Smiley found a camera in the room she was staying in.
The company Colaska Inc. sued the Alaska Department of Labor in July over the law. Colaska’s lawyer says the state would pay Colaska interest and other costs related to past citations against the company.
While an appeals court had upheld the law, the Supreme Court vacated that ruling. The justices told the appeals judges to reconsider the case.
The new filings appear to contradict a press release from Alaska Attorney General Kevin Clarkson’s office Friday that said there is no one else “similarly situated” to the plaintiff.
Authorities aren’t calling it counterfeit, since the fake Benjamins were likely purchased online as play money.
Lawyers for all three parties now involved in the case say they expect it to eventually end up before the state Supreme Court, due to the lack of legal precedent on recalling governors in Alaska.
The state posted a request for proposals for a law firm that has experience arguing cases in front of the U.S. Supreme Court.
National recall expert Joshua Spivak says the case highlights Alaska’s unusual law.