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Youth home in Nome closed while state investigates staff misconduct

...Tanoury, division director. No juveniles at the home have been hurt or sexually assaulted, officials at the home and with DFYS emphasized. Tanoury said the problems were administrative but declined to be more specific. On Wednesday, state officials...
Nome youth home director ousted

...the facility could jeopardize teens, said Theresa Tanoury, DFYS director. The home provides safe haven for youths in troubled...working out the problems.'' State officials originally said DFYS temporarily shut down the facility a week ago. On Thursday...
Agencies organize to fight sexual assault of minors

...and provide support and follow-up to the child and the family. "We are generally the first contact," said Bill Galik, DFYS intake supervisor. "In all cases, we coordinate with the appropriate law enforcement agency." Law enforcement agencies provide...

...Marie Hamilton Cutter Alex Haley heads home to Kodiak North Slope workers killed on the job Tribes file lawsuit against DFYS Goldstream Valley home destroyed by fire Alaska Power & Telephone files for bankruptcy Beaver colony in Dredge Lakes...
State child protection advocates say more resources needed

...the reports of harm are substantiated. DFYS has reduced the backlog of children who...continue taking children temporarily. DFYS Director Theresa Tanoury said caseloads...load to be?'' Dyson asked. He said DFYS cannot refuse to take into custody any...
Hal Smalley, Democrat making government more accessible to the people. "I have responded to several hundred individual concerns, be it about DFYS (Division of Family and Youth Services), DEC (Department of Environmental Conservation) or permanent fund dividend checks...

...Kenai Peninsula roads patched; permanent fixes ahead One dead in Fairbanks fire State launches nationwide hunt for new DFYS director Investigators probe fatal fire near Fairbanks Photos show warming of North Slope Gold Rush Days cookhouse destroyed...

...River flooding breaks Anchorage man dies in motorcyle accident Coast Guard search for man who fell overboard Audit says DFYS wastes thousands in travel costs Three teenagers critically injured in Juneau crash Anchorage police launch search for... bill State lifts Ketchikan's special education sanctions Rep. Young among conferees on energy bill Report finds DFYS falls short of federal standards Bering sea crab quotas sparks controversy Mat-Su borough school system gets interim...

...crash Kenai murder trial moved to Anchorage Bird hunter injured in weekend shooting accident Panel recommends changes at DFYS Proposed ANWR compromise includes wilderness designation BP comes up with gas line tax alternative Rural construction...


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