In an effort to bring casino-style gambling to the outskirts of Alaska’s largest city, the Native Village of Eklutna is suing the Department of the Interior, and the state of Alaska can’t decide whether or not to intervene in a case with implications far beyond games of chance.
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(Alaska) -- In an effort to bring casino-style gambling to the outskirts of Alaska’s largest city, the Native Village of Eklutna is suing the Department of the Interior...
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(Alaska) -- Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska remains mum over the purpose of an intensive land clearing operation on Douglas Island. It...
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(Alaska) -- When the sun strides past Gravina Island, the Veterans of Foreign Wars transforms its second floor hall into a community staple that has entertained...
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