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Students take over city business for a day

...for Kenai Youth Court. Ginny Espenshade, Executive Director of Kenai Youth Court, gave a brief explanation of the judicial system. Prior to the field trip, Harper's class discussed the book, "Bully" by Patricia Polacco. Espenshade then...
Answer to crime in Nikiski isn't one people want to talk about

...reassurance to the group, sans any really meaty answers to the problems. They are working, but they also face our judicial system that is bent on penalizing the victim rather than the criminal. Certainly, the good people of this rural hamlet...
Thank you for voting - now, keep up the good work

...court records, which would have adversely affected the ability of Alaskans to protect themselves and to hold their judicial system accountable."Instead, the governor made reasonable changes to Alaska Court rules to better protect the privacy...
What others say: Conversation about alcohol abuse, DUI issues overdue

...that it's a good deal more surprising to see one that doesn't than ones that do. Law enforcement officers, the judicial system, and the Legislature have taken measures that have helped reduce drunken driving. Stiffer penalties, ignition interlock...
What others say: The killing of Alaska State Troopers in Tanana wounds us all

...weeks ahead.A stream of anger may cascade onto the accused men. It is to be expected. But we must rely on our judicial system to satisfy it, if ever it can be satisfied once the facts are known.Today, let us think of Sgt. Johnson and Trooper...
Around the District

...trial case in class. They are participating as attorneys, witnesses, judges and juries as they explore the American judicial system. Her senior Government students recently participated in a polycom conference with Justin Carr's class at KCHS, and 8...
Stay safe out there - and online, too

...more secretive sites where activity can be hidden. And all of this happens in a world where the legislative and judicial systems have been slow to keep up with changes in the nature of invasion of privacy.With all that risk, it begs the question...

...and employing 100,000 staff, although some estimates range higher.The party report also promised to improve the judicial system and help farmers become city residents. It also elaborated on the party's previous announcement that it would set...
What others say: Need for change to Judicial Council hasn't been demonstrated

...judicial intemperance, and the other ills that have been produced by selection systems not based on merit."The judicial system, whether in Alaska, another state, or at the federal level, is one of those places where partisan politics are...
Justice system falling short

What has happened to justice? Our judicial system is constantly turning criminal loose without any repercussions...many lives. Our community should be appalled by our judicial system for allowing this kind of injustice to continue...


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