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Borough needs attitude adjustment

...over a decade. The first initiative we worked on together was the 2001 initiative that, thankfully, stopped the private prison in its tracks. Since then he has co-sponsored at least seven more that I can think on which I've helped collect...
Borough Assembly

...effort made by the prior administration to build a private prison within the borough, I was the lone vote against the...brought forward the initial resolution to place the private prison issue on the ballot. My stand was ultimately validated...
Letters to the Editor

...humbled in the least by the outcome of our vote on the private prison? I want it to be known that Mr. Navarre and other...a citizens group called Peninsula Citizens Against Private Prisons, and those citizens who signed this petition, there...
Sturman is an agent for change

...cosponsored the initiative that forced the Borough to bring the issue of their proposed Borough-funded construction of a private prison to the voters. His sponsorship helped insure that local citizens had the opportunity to stop that terrible project...
Ninilchik man found dead in Colorado prison

...30 a.m. An autopsy was done, and a determination of cause of death is awaiting toxicology reports. Hudson is a private prison run by GEO Group of Boca Raton, Fla., a company that purchased Cornell Companies. The Alaska Department of Corrections...
Letters to the Editor

Private prison best hope for new economic development in area The shoe has dropped. The oil companies will not build a gas pipeline to tidewater...
Two Alaskans charged with escape acquitted

ANCHORAGE (AP) -- Two Alaskans charged with escaping from a private prison in Arizona have been acquitted by an Arizona jury. They are among roughly 850 Alaskans housed at the Central Arizona Detention...
Borough assembly chooses Brown's replacement

...000-bed medium-security private prison project. Describing himself feasibility study for the private prison project currently being explored...operation of the state's first private prison. Borough Finance Director Jeff...
Letters to the Editor

...against Republican Mike Chenault. No Democratic Party candidate is running in the race. James had success against the private prison issue and deserves a chance to go to Juneau. Regarding the new Sterling Highway project in Cooper Landing: I support...
Prison, Peace Corps bills among the dead at session's end

JUNEAU (AP) -- A private prison won't be going up in Whittier, and Peace Corps volunteers...that should not become law,'' Grussendorf said. The Whittier private prison bill was one of the two measures favored by Anchorage oil field...


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