'Our parks are different:' Sturgeon hails Supreme Court ruling

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The hovercraft that launched a landmark lawsuit is sitting in John Sturgeon's South Anchorage driveway, out of use for many years.

It's the same hovercraft, Sturgeon said, he was using on a moose hunting trip in the Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve in 2007. That's when two National Park Service rangers pulled up and showed him a rule book with a passage that surprised him.

"And there's one sentence that says, 'Hovercraft not allowed in parks and preserves', one sentence," he recalled. "I had no idea I was violating the law. I would never have dreamed that, but that's what they said."

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