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Alaska Supreme Court: Prisoner's rights violated

...prisoner is not allowed any recreation except one hour of exercise outside the cell.DeRemer is serving his sentence at Spring Creek Correctional Center in Seward. His estimated release date is 2094, depending on when he is eligible for parole.
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...
Bear cub settling in at new Sitka home

...cub 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...
Convicted murderer seeks relief through DNA testing

...Benolken in 1983, 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...

...ordered 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...
5 killed in crash on Seward Highway

...injured. Wilkinson said the van was taking prisoners from a corrections facility in Palmer north of Anchorage to the Spring Creek Correctional Facility in Seward. It was raining and snowing when the truck, which was headed north, crossed the center...
Alaska Digest

...sample from Mark Nason, 36, who was convicted of a 1999 felony assault and sentenced to prison. In 2002, while at the Spring Creek prison, Nason refused to submit to a cheek swabbing, a procedure to collect tissue samples for a DNA profile. He...
Fly Fishing film fest features Tongass conservation message

...culture of fly fishing. From enormous trout in New Zealand to the "salmon forest" of the Alexander Archipelago, from spring creeks in Montana and to giant sheefish in further north, the variety of films at this event may just have something for...
Trooper who shot man had history of conflicts

...over his 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...
My turn: Film's benefits to Alaska not all on the bottom line

...ultimately led to his arrest. He took a plea deal on 12 of the murders and is currently serving life plus 416 years in the Spring Creek Correctional Facility in Seward.Although Hansen's actions and the circumstances of his victims will be depicted...


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