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2007 Year in Review: Alaska makes national and even global headlines this year

...details about Linehan's lifestyle and accusations about how she manipulated men she met while dancing at the Great Alaskan Bush Co. strip club in Anchorage. San Francisco-based Ninth Circuit Court was busy with Alaska-based resource disputes...
Alaska Digest

...Wednesday presented differing portraits of 35-year-old Mechele Linehan, who was 23 years old and employed at the Great Alaskan Bush Co. in 1996 when fiance Kent Leppink was murdered. Another fiance, John Carlin III, was convicted of killing Leppink...
Authorities charge two in 10-year-old Alaska murder

...investigators to break the cold case, prosecutors said. Hughes was a longtime exotic dancer in New Jersey and at the Great Alaskan Bush Co. in Anchorage. Prosecutors said she met Leppink, a Shelby, Mich., man who came to Alaska to try commercial...
Former stripper convicted of murder in fiance's death

...trial was full of tawdry details about her lifestyle and alleged manipulation of men she met while dancing at the Great Alaskan Bush Co. strip club in Anchorage. Prosecutors had little direct evidence, but attempted to prove that Linehan was in...
Gunman in notorious Alaska murder found dead

...Linehan's trial but were denied. Leppink, a socially awkward man, met Linehan at an Anchorage strip club, the Great Alaskan Bush Co., and fell in love. He gave her money, helped pay for renovations at her Wasilla home, and made her the beneficiary...


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