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Youth home in Nome closed while state investigates staff misconduct

...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 Theresa Tanoury...
Agencies organize to fight sexual assault of minors the Division of Family and Youth Services. These children were victims...include the Division of Family and Youth Services, Alaska State Troopers, Kenai...of the Division of Family and Youth Services is to investigate cases of abuse...
Youth learn traditional fishing methods

...Kenaitze Indian Tribe started a five-day camp this week to teach youth traditional fishing practices. Yaghanen, or Youth Services, Coordinator Michael Bernard taught predominantly Kenaitze youth how to build fish-catching baskets, prepare the...
Boyfriend admits to abuse of baby that died

...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 with...
Foster mother enters no-contest plea in fatal beating of child

...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 children...
Nome youth home director ousted

...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 could...
Mother charged with helping stepfather rape girl, 12

...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 filed...
New OWL technology connects Kenai with other libraries at the Kenai library for two months, employees still are formulating ideas for future use, said Mary White, Youth Services librarian. "We're still working on ironing all the possibilities out," she said. "It's a work in progress...
Warming Words

...their minds. "To some of the higher thought things, we're losing that ability," Mullen said. Mary White, the youth services librarian at Kenai Community Library, offers an option beyond borrowing and purchasing books she reads to various...
Council addresses Wal-Mart wetlands

...meeting. Kenai Police Sgt. Gus Sandahl presented the youth services award to Kelly George, who spent the last five years as a youth services officer. "(It's) one of the most demanding jobs...


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