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Alaska Editorial: The people have a right to know

...public records request in 2008 for emails Gov. Sarah Palin sent relating to the dismissal of Public Safety Commissioner Walt Monegan. Despite significant public outcry, the emails weren't released until nearly three years later in 2011 - and then...
Empire Editorial: AG should answer to voters, not governor

...Sarah Palin used the attorney general's office to stop an investigation into her firing of Public Safety Commissioner Walt Monegan during what is now known as the Troopergate probe. Former AG Talis Colberg advised Palin staff to ignore Legislative...
Anchorage police took 48 minutes to reach Godfrey home

...home of former Public Safety Commissioner Glenn Godfrey the night Godfrey was fatally shot. Anchorage Police Chief Walt Monegan said Thursday the delay was caused by a problem with the department's 911 emergency system. Monegan said the Godfreys...
Anchorage police create vice squad

...The new vice squad will initially have five officers, a sergeant and its own clerk to oversee the city, Police Chief Walt Monegan said. The intent is to eventually double the number of officers working the streets to proactively go after sexual...
State Briefs

...Johnson, 5, were last seen between 6 and 7 p.m. Monday walking along the street near their home. Police Chief Walt Monegan said authorities don't know whether the boys were abducted, are lost in the woods or are with someone they know...
Alaska editorial: Palin's trip to New Stuyahok sent the right message

...rash of alcohol-related deaths there. Her visit, accompanied by her newly appointed Public Safety commissioner, Walt Monegan, was a symbolic gesture, of course. But it was a genuine gesture of concern and respect that could prompt residents...
Troopergate figure to run for governor

...the investigation that looked into former Gov. Sarah Palin's firing of her public safety commissioner. Palin fired Walt Monegan in July 2008. State lawmakers launched a $100,000 investigation to determine if Palin dismissed Monegan because...
My Turn: Della Brown was a victim of racism of coffee and water until federal civil rights charges are levied against Wade or until Anchorage Police Chief Walt Monegan resigns. Brown was one of several Native women murdered in Anchorage in recent months. Countless others have endured...
Gunman injures one at Anchorage flag football game

...Police confirmed the injuries and said Leituala was in serious but guarded condition at a hospital. Police Chief Walt Monegan on Monday said at least three calibers of shell casings were recovered. Police suspect there were multiple shooters...
Palin announces plans to sell state jet

...keeping my promise not to set foot on the jet." Palin said she has directed Department of Public Safety Commissioner Walt Monegan to sell the jet. The new commissioner said the aircraft is not appropriate for his department. "The jet doesn't...


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