Alaska Moose Hunter Can ‘Rev Up’ His Hovercraft, Court Rules

The outcome in the U.S. Supreme Court was a victory for moose hunter John Sturgeon of Anchorage, who had sued and lost in lower court rulings.

  • Published 26 March 2019

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The National Park Service improperly banned an Alaska moose hunter from using a hovercraft on a river through a national preserve, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday in a unanimous decision. The court limited the National Park Service's authority to enforce laws and regulations on state-owned rivers in Alaska. Justices rejected the agency's argument that the river was "public land" for regulatory authority and that the agency's water rights interest gave… Read at AP News