Lyons: Cortez fish-tossing case a whopper of a tale

Yates, herald-tribuneThere are “Gilligan’s Island” plots less far-fetched than the twists and turns it took to navigate a local commercial fishing boat skipper’s case to the U.S. Supreme Court. Judging by their questions, some of the high court’s justices think it fishy that federal prosecutors went after a fishing boat Captain John Yates of Cortez as if he had been hijacking ships like a Somali pirate. Read the rest here 08:37