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Foster mother enters no-contest plea in fatal beating of child June 1998. It was his 11th foster home. He had been removed from his parents' care when the state Division of Family and Youth Services found he was at risk there because of incidents related to alcohol and domestic violence. The two surviving...
Youth home in Nome closed while state investigates staff misconduct

...closed a Nome youth home until they complete an investigation into reports of staff misconduct. The state Division of Family and Youth Services closed the Nome Receiving Home Friday based on reports of problems from within the home, according to...
Agencies organize to fight sexual assault of minors

For 1,874 Alaska children in 1999, the problem was something far more serious than tummy aches, fevers or colds, according to the Division of Family and Youth Services.
Nome youth home director ousted

...that a staffer had cursed at him, Niclas said. The probation officer reported the incident to the state Division of Family and Youth Services. The state stopped referring clients to the home Dec. 28 out of concern that staff behavior at the facility...
Boyfriend admits to abuse of baby that died

...that the baby had bacterial meningitis, and they found multiple broken bones. On April 18, the Alaska Division of Family and Youth Services was alerted of suspected abuse. The agency contacted Ketchikan police the next day. In an interview Friday...
Mother charged with helping stepfather rape girl, 12

...Parker, a detective in the APD's Crimes Against Children unit, and an investigator with the state Division of Family and Youth Services met the girl at her school. The child said she had been beaten by her parents, Parker wrote in an affidavit...
Bill to extend immunity to legislative staff passes committee

...staff member was subpoenaed to testify in a child custody case after she assisted a constituent before the Division of Family and Youth Services. Legislators and staff are allowed access to some confidential files before state agencies, including...
Hal Smalley, Democrat

Even though he has been a public servant for 13 years, Democratic Rep. Hal Smalley is ready and willing to serve at least two more years.


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