Alaska is different, moose hunter tells US high court

Legal experts say the Surpreme Court may choose to side with Alaska and place new limits on federal land managementWhen John Sturgeon’s hovercraft broke down as he drove it in a remote river in Alaska in 2007, he had no idea his ordeal would end up in the US Supreme Court. While Sturgeon was trying to fix his hovercraft on a shoal in the Nation River, he was approached by uniformed federal agents. Sturgeon, whose hovercraft was duly registered, was stunned.

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