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Review calls for changes in Alaska Department of Corrections

JUNEAU - A review of the Alaska Department of Corrections ordered by Gov. Bill Walker after several inmate deaths found outdated policies, cases of lax or informal consequences for apparent...
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Local true to life crime author holds book signing at Walgreens grand opening

...thought we were the oldest hippies on the highway," he said. For twenty years, Walden worked with the Alaska Department of Corrections. "That gave me the opportunity to associate with a lot of criminals in my life, which are the experiences...
What others say: To fight rising prison costs, Alaska must reform

...prison system and who inhabits it.Next fiscal year, the state of Alaska will spend $326 million on the Alaska Department of Corrections. According to figures from the department, there were 5,267 Alaskans in prison on July 1, 2014, the...
Many make KCHS Job Shadow Day a success

...Peninsula Clarion, Peninsula Memorial Chapel, State of Alaska District Attorney's Office, State of Alaska Department of Correction's Kenai Probation Office, Soldotna Chiropractic & Therapeutic Massage, Soldotna High School, Soldotna...
Participants make job fair a success

...Alaska Job Corp, Adult Learning Programs/MASST, Alaska Crane Consultants, Alaska State Troopers, Alaska Department of Corrections, Alaska Division of Forestry, Alyeska Pipeline, ASRC Energy, AVTEC, Beacon OHSS, Central Peninsula...
Many contribute to Job Shadow Day success

...Learning Center, Chez Moi Boutique, City of Kenai Parks and Recreation, Computer Renaissance Soldotna, Alaska Department of Corrections, Doyle's Fuel and Weaver Brothers, Inc., Dr. Mathew M Cannava, MD, Encore Dance Academy, Gentle...
Family seeks answers in Alaska inmate's death

...16 on a fugitive warrant from California.Alaska Department of Corrections spokeswoman Kaci Schroeder declined to comment...likely a few weeks from completion, so the Alaska Department of Corrections cannot comment on the cause of death. According...
What others say: Initiative 2 needs a new design

...plants to be grown in the privacy of homes. According to the Alaska Association of Chiefs of Police and the Alaska Department of Corrections, there are currently no inmates incarcerated solely due to simple marijuana possession. Proponents claim...
Debate over Prop. 2 enters final days and transportation of marijuana is illegal, said Bill Parker, a former deputy commissioner of the Alaska Department of Corrections. A voter initiative in 1998 legalized medical marijuana in Alaska. Two previous ballot measures to legalize...
Juneau transitional housing for women opens in mid-March

...Coalition, the Alaska Native Brotherhood and Sisterhood, Juneau Coalition on Housing and Homelessness and the Alaska Department of Corrections, among others, Nelson said. The organization is applying for many grants, Degnan said."There's a...


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