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Teen charged as an adult in Delta Junction fires igniting boxes in the lodge basement, troopers said.Malyk will be represented by a public defender. The public defender's office routinely declines comment on pending cases, and a person who answered the office phone Thursday in the Fairbanks...
Author Straley to visit Juneau this weekend

...personalities of Alaskans."It was sort like of graduate school in Southeast Alaska," he said.His work for the public defender's office, which he began in the mid-1980s, has also been inspirational - though not always in a good way."It's...
Man charged with murder says woman died in fall

...Correctional Center in Bethel with bail set at $500,000. Court records indicate he is being represented by the public defender's office.He is scheduled for a preliminary hearing March 7.
Man charged with stealing truck damages runway

...Daily Mirror reported. He remained jailed Tuesday at the Kodiak Police Department.A message left with the public defender's office seeking comment was not immediately returned.Troopers took a report Saturday morning that a 2009 pickup belonging...
Public defender appointed as Bethel judge

...judge.Peters worked as a Superior Court clerk and deputy magistrate in Palmer before taking a job with the public defender's office in Palmer from 2003 to 2006.He quit to work in civil law in Ireland and returned to Alaska in 2008 to work...
Police say beaten teen left for days

...Michael Liufau, 22, were in custody on another case and were charged last week.All four are represented by the public defender's office. A message left Wednesday seeking comment was not returned.Police found Clinton at the abandoned downtown...
2 tourists try to recover mushing trip losses

...person to watch and you don't know where they've been for 10 hours, you've failed," Surloff said.The public defender's office in Fairbanks said it does not comment on pending cases.
Longtime Public Defender Meachum dies

...Originally from Michigan, Meachum came to Alaska as a second-year law student in 1979 for an internship at the public defender's office in Anchorage.He attended the Northeastern University School of Law in Boston and graduated in 1981. He was...
Robert Francis Meachum

...Northeastern University School of Law in Boston. While a law student, Rob was awarded an internship at the public defender's office in Anchorage. Over the summer, he fell in love with Alaska and Freda Westman. He started working in Juneau...
Public defender appointed to represent Harmon

...matter for Judge Larry Weeks, who is out of town, reset the matter for this afternoon. She also appointed the public defender's office to the case after asking Harmon questions about his financial means. Under oath, Harmon said he had only...


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