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Bear cub settling in at new Sitka home

...arrived at the Fortress of the Bear on Oct. 25. She was captured two weeks ago in Seward, where staff at the Spring Creek Correctional Center found her in the space used for smoking breaks - hence her name, which Kinnear says she'll be keeping...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-11-04/bear-cub-settling-new-sitka-home
State
Inmates moved after nightlong disturbance

...disturbance that ended about 8 a.m. Tuesday when the inmates were moved to a different segregation unit at Spring Creek Correctional Center in Seward, according to corrections officials. Damage was limited to individual cells.The inmates remained...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-08-07/inmates-moved-after-nightlong-disturban
State
Inmate injured in attack at Seward jail

ANCHORAGE - A prisoner attacked at the Spring Creek Correctional Center in Seward is in critical condition at an Anchorage hospital.The Anchorage Daily News reports 48-year-old Forrest Ahvakana...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-11/inmate-injured-attack-seward-jail
State
Convicted murderer seeks relief through DNA testing

...and he was sentenced to serve 99 years in prison in 1984. Lambert is currently serving his sentence at Spring Creek Correctional Center in Seward.Pate wants two DNA samples tested: Item Q33, a blood stain taken from James Benolken's shirt...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-01-11/convicted-murderer-seeks-relief-through
Local
FYI

...payment of a $75 surcharge; and placed him on probation for one year. Kenneth Cupps, 32, a resident of Spring Creek Correctional Center, was found guilty of granting of probation/revoke or modify stemming from an offense of June 28. Sivertsen...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072701/Loc_FYI.shtml
Local
Trooper who shot man had history of conflicts

...passport. Osborn, a former wrestler from Seward, started in law enforcement as a corrections officer at the Spring Creek Correctional Center, home to Alaska's most dangerous felons. In March 2001, he joined the troopers. He is among a large...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021803/sta_trooper.shtml
News
Alaska troopers mishandled prison death probe

ANCHORAGE - Alaska state troopers say they mishandled the investigation of a 2008 beating death at the Spring Creek Correctional Center. "We are trying to find out why we dropped the ball on it," Col. Audie Holloway told The Anchorage Daily...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051910/sta_641309333.shtml
News
Palin names Schmidt as succession choice

...went to high school together in Wasilla. Schmidt was hired in the prison system in 1988 as an officer at Spring Creek Correctional Center. Immediately before he was named commissioner, he was superintendent of the Point MacKenzie Correctional...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030209/reg_400188796.shtml
Alaska looks for deal in prisoner contract

...prisoner. Travel and medical expenses make the real price higher, he said. Costs at the maximum-security Spring Creek Correctional Center in Seward are about $140 per day, per prisoner, Schmitz said. A new contract will end in 2012 when Alaska...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/050509/sta_436594493.shtml
Anchorage price tag: $16 million

...isolated by slides. One trooper gave away a personal cache of firewood. Knowles also thanked guards at Spring Creek Correctional Center in Seward who worked extra days when other workers couldn't get to the prison.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021600/Loc_av.html
Local

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