Trial Held for Man Accused of Inciting a Showdown on the Yukon

Dan Bross, KUAC – Fairbanks

A trial was held this week in Federal Court in Fairbanks for a Central man accused of inciting a showdown with National Park Service rangers on the Yukon River. Jim Wilde only faces misdemeanor charges stemming from the incident last fall, but his case is a flash point in a tug of war over jurisdiction of navigable waters in Alaska.

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