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Bethel moves forward with investigator

BETHEL- The Bethel City Council has approved spending $40,000 to hire a private investigator to look at both how city contracts are awarded and into personnel matters.The council late Tuesday evening approved the investigation...
Five good (Alaskan) reads

...the Rain" by John StraleyMany people know Straley for his mystery novels set in Southeast Alaska and featuring private investigator Cecil Younger, but not as many people know Straley the poet. "The Rising in the Rain" (2008) uses...
Alaska author wants to build writers' retreat

...the author of 29 novels, including her best-known works, the Kate Shugak mystery series featuring an Aleut private investigator.Stabenow, 61, has started a fundraising campaign to build a main house and six cabins for the Storyknife Writers...
BRH's work environment under investigation

...hostile work environment at Bartlett.Deborah Schorr of Schorr Advocacy & Investigative Services in Juneau is the private investigator hired by the city to investigate "potential personnel matters," according to City Attorney Amy Mead. Schorr...
Combating Terrorism: British foil terror plot to kill thousands

...terms of scale, it was probably designed to be ... a new Sept. 11," said Jean-Charles Brisard, a French private investigator who works with lawyers of many Sept. 11 victims. "It involved the same tools, the same transportation tools...
Weekend Best Bets

...successful writer with 17 novels and a regular column in Alaska Magazine to her credit. She's brought to life Aleut private investigator Kate Shugak, who has sleuthed her way through 11 novels. Three of her novels have featured another Alaska character...
In the stacks: Large Print fiction titles

...of revenge. "Ten Little New Yorkers," by Kinky Friedman. In this, his last adventure, Kinky Friedman the private investigator is depressed and considering suicide after the loss of his cat. Convincing him that he needs to have a vacation...
In The Stacks: Urban mysteries, period dramas abound at library

...and that her common sense and prowess with a short sword keeps her out of trouble. So she sets herself up as a private investigator. But one of her first cases turns out to be nearly fatal. If you'd like to place a hold on any of these titles...
Alaska Digest

...representing defendants charged with sexual assault in two other Juneau cases. Gardner wrote that he has retained a private investigator to assist with Starr's defense. Based on preliminary work, he wrote, "considerable additional investigation...
In the stacks: New fiction on the shelves at the library

...barred from the profession afterwards. He works at burying his war crimes and carries on with his life, becoming a private investigator and doing well, until one day a trap he springs during the course of an investigation leads to murder. Abruptly...


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