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Spike in number of female prisoners

...of woman prisoners by adding beds to the Anchorage Correctional Complex, said DOC spokesperson Sherrie Daigle. At Hiland Mountain Correctional Complex, the state's only facility dedicated to women-only housing, a second unit with 20 beds...
Spike in number of female prisoners at Alaska prisons

...increasing the number of beds for women at Anchorage Correctional Complex and at the state's women-only facility, Hiland Mountain Correctional Complex.Lawmakers recently announced that a nonprofit would help review Alaska's criminal justice...
Anchorage husband, wife plead guilty to sex trafficking

...originally faced eight counts of sex trafficking in the first, second and third degree.Wearing handcuffs and yellow Hiland Mountain Correctional Center jail clothes, Batts wiped tears from her cheeks during a hearing on Friday.Assistant attorney...
Hearing addresses string of Alaska inmate deaths

...jail to improve access to round-the-clock medical care.In April, 24-year-old Amanda Kernak died at the Hiland Mountain Correctional Center, Alaska's only prison for women. Schmidt said Hiland has medical staff on call only 18 hours...
Program offers inmates skills for outside success

EAGLE RIVER - The classroom at Hiland Mountain Correctional Center was serene and airy with silver-soft light filtering across the room. Bright nature murals sprawl across...
Transitional housing for women to open in mid-March's yourself," Nelson said.She was released from Hiland Mountain Correctional Center in Eagle River in 2008 and relocated...Correctional Center, Ketchikan Correctional Center and Hiland Mountain Correctional Center. All women leaving the system are...
Woman charged after flight diverts to Anchorage

...Tuesday with interference of flight crew and members, the Anchorage Daily News reported.She was being held at the Hiland Mountain Correctional Center for women on Tuesday. Her Anchorage-based attorney didn't immediately return a call for comment...
More African immigrants call Alaska their home

...changed.Atu-Tetuh earned her nursing credentials, had two children and now works the night shift as a nurse at Hiland Mountain Correctional Center. She's been home a few times -- a journey of at least $2,000 and many hours.Plantains...
Prison inmates get on track

...Running Free Alaska program at Hiland Mountain Correctional Center can be told...Tisha Negus, 34, has been at Hiland Mountain for four years on drug charges...Peninsula facility before moving to Hiland Mountain late last year."It was...
Alaska inmates find identity in orchestra

...After serving a 14-year sentence for murder, no one would have expected Sarah Jane Coffman to go anywhere near the Hiland Mountain Correctional Center once she was released.But every Saturday she makes the 10-mile drive with a viola in tow for...


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