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Juneau delegation outlines priorities

...budget. A videoconferencing program implemented between Juneau's Lemon Creek Correctional Center and Wasilla's Goose Creek Correctional Center allows families of Juneauites incarcerated in the Wasilla facility to visit their loved ones via the...
Local | AK legislature
Rape conviction tossed over bad jury instructions

...will be remanded to the trial court within 10 days, when a new trial date and bail conditions will be set. He remains in custody.Jackson could not immediately be reached for comment after a phone call to Goose Creek Correctional Facility.
Commentary: 'Yes' is the smart vote on Ballot Measure 2

...can see the effects of legalization from a distance.The problems with this approach can be found in Lemon Creek, Goose Creek, Anvil Mountain, Wildwood and other prisons across Alaska. Though Alaskans are no longer being arrested for marijuana...
Inmate injured in assault at Goose Creek prison

...inmate was hospitalized after he was assaulted at the Goose Creek Correctional Center, the third man attacked by another...attack, which happened after Hernandez had been moved to Goose Creek last month from the Anchorage Correctional Complex...
Senate Bill would reform Alaska's prison system

...budget for Alaska's criminal justice programs increases annually by about 7 percent. A new prison in Wasilla, the Goose Creek Correctional Center, was constructed in 2011 for $250 million. While one of the main goals of SB 64 is to save money...
Crime bill tries to slow Alaska incarceration rate

...are some who have redemptive qualities and there are some who are just bad characters?"Alaska's newest prison, Goose Creek, opened only two years ago with a capacity of 1,472. The facility cost $240 million to build and $50 million annually...
State | AK legislature
Alaska Senate passes sweeping crime bill

...budgeted at $320,000 and be in operation for five years.What lawmakers are looking at is Alaska's newest prison, Goose Creek, opened only two years ago with a capacity of 1,472. The facility cost $240 million to build and $50 million annually...
State | AK legislature
Alaskans deserve better than the not-so golden Goose Creek prison

...Alaska's correctional system. The Goose Creek Correctional Center is somewhere...comparison to current operations. Goose Creek was conceived back in 2004, when...facilities all around Alaska. Goose Creek was supposed to be one of four...
Representative open to privatizing prison

...privatizing a soon-to-be-completed prison. In a statement, Republican Rep. Wes Keller of Wasilla says privatizing the Goose Creek Correctional Center is a more cost-efficient option compared to mothballing the prison before it opens. Keller says...
Regional News
Senators contest session length limits

...carry out their oversight functions. That can include demanding answers about the cost overruns at the Mat-Su's Goose Creek Prison under the Parnell administration's watch, he said. Wagoner said legislative leaders bear partial responsibility...


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