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State workers, departments honored

...Facilities) ? Customer Service Excellence Award: Marja Hallsten (Law) ? Customer Service Excellence Team Award: Office of Children's Services Family Services-Kenai (Health and Social Services) ? Exceptional Performance Award: William...
State | Local
Budget still in limbo after full day of debate

...None were successful and failed along caucus lines.The amendments asked for add-backs to public education, the Office of Children's Services, the University of Alaska system and the Alaska Marine Highway System, among other things.They also...
State | AK legislature
Juneau rep pulls vote on minority amendment

...Rep. Les Gara, D-Anchorage, would have added 23 caseworkers to the Department of Health and Social Services' Office of Children's Services to monitor foster children placed in Alaska homes. Gara said he sponsored the amendment because of...
State | Local | AK legislature
My Turn: An overdue ounce of prevention

...serves as the honorary chair of the Alaska Children's Trust. She is a mother, grandmother, attorney and a former Office of Children's Services caseworker. She spent many years as a youth leader and Sunday school teacher.
Teacher accused of sexual abuse of student

...77 miles southeast of the Yup'ik Eskimo community of about 365 people.Alaska State Troopers said the Bethel Office of Children's Services reported April 21 that a teenage resident of the village was being sexually abused or had been sexually...
Police & Fire for Sunday, May 10, 2015 a report of a child-custody incident in the 2900 block of Riverside Drive. The case will be forwarded to the Office of Children's Services.Conditions violation? At 9:19 a.m. Friday, police investigated a report that someone had violated...
Police & Fire for Thursday, April 16, 2015

...found at a check point in a passenger's baggage at the airport.Child abuse? At 2:10 p.m. Tuesday, the Office of Children's Services made a confidential report of child abuse to JPD. Domestic. Alcohol was involved. Investigation continues...
Chenault: Erin's Law won't pass this session

...have been a total of 1,592 child sexual abuse allegations since the start of the school year, according to the Office of Children's Services."Alaskans want Erin's Law and they want it now," Tarr said in the release. "I've received...
State | AK legislature
Thanks for making Adoption Day a success

The Juneau Office of Children's Services would like to thank several community integral part of making Adoption Day a success. The Juneau Office of Children's Services would like to congratulate everyone who finalized...
Empire Editorial: An ounce of prevention

...from Barrow to Ketchikan that it can't be ignored. Few things are as deplorable as preying on child victims.The Office of Children's Services reported 2,296 allegations of child sexual abuse directed at 1,118 victims in 2013. Forty percent...


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