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Murkowski announces cabinet appointments

...Department of Law for a number of reasons," Murkowski said in a prepared statement. "First, he has been a trusted legal advisor to me for many years. He is also prepared and committed to protect the sovereign interests of Alaska." Jim Clark...
Empire editorial: Attorney general should be elected was just enough time for Ross to shoot himself in the foot, and to kill any chance of becoming Alaska's top legal advisor. Ross's interpretation of state law validating Gov. Sarah Palin's three nominations to Juneau's vacant Senate...
New head prosecutor appointed for state

...Guaneli has been in the department since 1976, handling cases throughout the legal system. He's currently chief legal advisor for public safety and corrections. He will continue to be based in Juneau. In Anchorage, John Novak will be acting...
Ballot Measure 2 a sinking ship

...Juneau attorney, is listed in the state voter pamphlet as co-sponsor with Cohen of Ballot Measure 2. He also is the legal advisor for Sitkans for a Clear Vote, attempting to block a cruise ship dock. Currently, ships anchor out and lighter passengers...
Palin picks fellow Mat-Su resident as top attorney

...service experience outside the Mat-Su Assembly, but Palin said he would "bring a fresh perspective on all issues as a legal advisor to the governor and other state officers." She said Colberg has an understanding of the state's history and would...
Attorney General's role as appointee questioned general an elected position. Berkowitz said making it an elected position would make it more partisan. He said he would support statutory changes to separate the positions of attorney general and the governor's legal advisor.


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