Margaret Germain

...them to Douglas. Over the years, they had eight more children. When the children were older, Maggie first worked in the office at Gastineau School, then went to work for the State of Alaska. After her retirement from the State, she worked for...
No new charges against couple who caged granddaughter

...1,000 bail each and were released from the Ketchikan Correctional Center in the days following their arraignment. The Office of Children's Services responded and took custody of the children, according to police.Assistant District Attorney...
Budget closeouts among things to watch in Legislature

...special assistant to Walker, advising him on Arctic issues.The law calls for a new governor to appoint a successor to the office of lieutenant governor should that office become vacant.
State | AK legislature
Reading Foreign: Portugal/Pessoa

...quantities. It's so personal and intimate it's almost frightening. There are passages like this: "My days at the office, where I always do the very same dull and useless work, are punctuated by visions of me escaping, by dreamed remnants...
My Turn: A fix in search of a law the nominating process for vacancies on the Alaska Supreme Court ignores a responsibility that has been vested with the office since statehood, and which has served our state well. When a vacancy exists on our highest court, it is more imperative...
Empire Editorial: The bully in the north

...hard to ignore. We're being told an electronic filing system for financial disclosures streamlined efficiency, so the office must be located where lobbyists can have face-to-face interaction and become less efficient. We're sure Gov...
Finding the good with FASD

...diagnosed - Juneau has a community-based FASD diagnosis team - she sought any and all resources, working with REACH, the Office of Children's Services and his pediatrician, and programs like WIC.Katasse relies heavily on other family members...
Erin's Law: 'Stalking the Bogeyman'

...Bogeyman."Nationwide statistics show Alaska dominates the country in the rate of sexual abuse cases affecting children. The Office of Children's Services said 1,817 victims reported 2,296 allegations of sexual abuse in 2013. Alaska Native children...
Public defender offices will remain intact

...Tuesday that the governor's budget staff incorrectly included that information in the document. The plan to phase out the offices would only have been proposed if the department had suffered a greater cut than it did, he said.All state departments...
State | Local | AK legislature
Admitted pedophile tries to withdraw guilty plea

...Natasha Norris. "You said you couldn't get 15?""Right," said Norris, an Anchorage-based attorney with the Office of Public Advocacy.The 50-year-old defendant, who pleaded guilty to abusing two young girls soon after he was...


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