Kenai Mayor Pat Porter said it best: "In a perfect world down the line, I definitely would hope that we don't have to do this anymore.
We were lucky, my sister and I. As kids we were inseparable and had that built-in buddy system not all kids have. Still, we had some close calls. Our parents were more reactive than proactive.
The New England Patriots and Seat-tle Seahawks kick off in Super Bowl XLIX this afternoon in the culmination of the NFL season.
As 2014 drew to a close, we reflected back on a year in which the limelight of professional sports shifted, at least briefly, from shining on game-day heroics by incredible athletes to putting a spotlight on two terrible acts of domestic violence and child abuse. The glaring media focus on these acts has already dimmed and predictably returned back to the stadium, but it served the purpose of shining a light, for all of America, on the chronic and intertwined problems of domestic violence and child abuse.
While domestic violence is not a traditional value within Alaska tribal groups and organizations, its presence is a reality. Alaskan Native women and Indigenous women across the U.S. are at a much greater risk of abuse than the general population.
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HAS BEEN IN THE national headlines this week as NFL star Ray Rice was cut by the Baltimore Ravens and suspended from the league indefinitely.
JUNEAU - House Speaker Mike Chenault on Monday said he plans to propose allowing out-of-state residents to serve on the board of directors of a corporation that could play a key role in a major liquefied natural gas project in Alaska.
A former Petersburg School District employee was recently sentenced to 12 years in federal prison after authorities discovered he possessed 2,000 images and 39 videos depicting child pornography.
When you get ready to make a significant decision in life, whether it is buying a car or home, choosing a career, or having to work through a legal matter, you want the best on your side.
Women fleeing domestic abuse may be forced to leave behind loved ones, such as the family pet. The escapee will find the animal was killed overnight- almost without exception.
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