State will appeal school funding decision

The state of Alaska will appeal a landmark Alaska Superior Court decision that threw out a state law requiring municipalities to contribute a minimum amount annually to schools.In November...
Hot rod driver gets 3 months for injuring passenger

...Mendenhall Valley was sentenced Wednesday to three months in prison for seriously injuring his passenger in the crash.Juneau Superior Court Judge Louis Menendez called Silver Maake's driving "reckless and dangerous" and said he and the passenger - Maake's...
Gun shop owner accused of hiding evidence

...Court of Alaska, and Plaintiffs were misled by Defendant."Choate and Coxe's attorney, Anthony Sholty, met in Juneau Superior Court before Judge Philip Pallenberg on Monday afternoon to discuss the pending motion and other issues with the case. Sholty...
UCIDA pres.: Maw doesn't oppose state-managed fisheries

...what the lawsuits are about," Martin said of Johnstone's characterization of the UCIDA lawsuit. Johnstone is a retired Superior Court judge.Martin said UCIDA wants to see Cook Inlet salmon populations rebound and believes reinstating Magnuson-Stevens...
Man charged with child sex abuse

...separate case. Assistant Public Defender Tim Ayer entered not guilty pleas on Scaggs' behalf and requested a jury trial.Juneau Superior Court Judge Louis Menendez scheduled Scaggs to stand trial in April and set his bail at $50,000. If Scaggs is released...
Man indicted for dealing heroin in Juneau

...prior felony convictions related to drug charges, as well as several probation violations involving the use of heroin.Juneau Superior Court Judge Philip Pallenberg issued a $20,000 bench warrant for Parr's arrest after the indictment was handed up. He...
Alaska Science Forum: The demise of Scotch Cap lighthouse

...Dewey Dykstra, Leonard Pickering and Paul Ness is nearing 70 years old and is spotty. Enduring online is a memo to his superiors written by Coast Guard electrician Hoban Sanford, who was stationed on Unimak to maintain a radio direction-finding system...
Former soldier says he reported allegations

...federal Department of Defense issued a report detailing allegations of sexual assault, abuse of power and cover-ups.But his superiors failed to act on his concerns, Lt. Col. Kenneth Blaylock told KTUU. So in 2010, Blaylock summarized and submitted them...
Walker names investigator

Former Juneau Superior Court judge Patricia Collins has been hired by the Alaska degree from Gonzaga University in 1982 and was appointed to the superior court in 1999 by Gov. Tony Knowles. She retired in 2011. She will...
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Walker names National Guard investigator

Former Juneau Superior Court judge Patricia Collins has been hired by the Alaska Department of Law to conduct an investigation into the allegations of...


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