Supreme Court Tosses Ruling that Barred Hovercraft in Alaska Preserve

Ak Dispatch– The U.S. Supreme Court rejected a lower court ruling Tuesday that barred an Alaska moose hunter from running his hovercraft in a national preserve, but stopped short of handing him and the state the victory they sought, leaving questions unresolved about federal authority in Alaska’s national parks, preserves and other “national interest” lands.

“We’ve won a big battle,” said the moose hunter, John Sturgeon. “The war is not over.”

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