Valerie was able to pack two suitcases before leaving St. Michael, but 38 years worth of her belongings remain there, including irreplaceable items like her children's handprints from when they were young.
It's likely to be several months before overnight sexual assault exams return to Central Peninsula Hospital, but it doesn't mean that late night emergencies will go without care.
The furor coming out of the Miami Dolphins locker room has brought the topics of bullying and workplace harassment into the national conversation, but the sad truth of the matter is that this is hardly an isolated incident.
Mayors of the cities of Kenai and Soldotna last week presented executive director of The LeeShore Center Cheri Smith with official proclamations making October Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
If you're a woman living on the Kenai Peninsula, you have a more than 50 percent chance of being a victim of domestic or sexual violence in your lifetime.
More than half of women living on the Kenai Peninsula have experienced partner or sexual violence in their lifetime, according to a new study.
In an effort to combat Alaska's high rate of domestic violence, on June 11, Alaska State Governor Sean Parnell signed Senate Bill 22, a bill addressing domestic violence and sex trafficking.
Green plastic Army men line Maria Work's new apartment window to keep safe the hope she almost lost. Hope that dimmed when her marriage fell apart. Hope she almost lost after being drugged and raped, twice.
Tribal-state safety forum planned Scouting information nights set Cheer camp slated College council meeting scheduled Cameras, photo printers sought
For the last 28 years, the Federal Bureau of Investigation has ranked Alaska among the top five states in the United States with the highest numbers of forcible rape, according to the Alaska Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault's 2007 annual report.
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