15, Apr 2014 - Juneau, AK Lawyer: Troopers destroyed evidence in cold case
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A defense attorney for a man charged in the 1996 shooting death of his girlfriend has told jurors that Alaska State Troopers destroyed evidence in the case.
15, Apr 2014 - Juneau, AK State, feds to weigh options in Exxon Valdez case
JUNEAU, Alaska—The state and federal governments have told a federal judge they are reviewing information from studies on the lingering effects of the Exxon Valdez oil spill and will be deciding how to proceed in a continuing legal case.
15, Apr 2014 - Juneau, AK Alaska News Nightly: April 9, 2014
Troopers Name Two Pilots Killed In Crash Near Bethel; Murkowski Signs Onto ‘Regulatory Fairness Act’; Legislature Suspends Anchorage’s Tennis Court Grant; UAF Med Students Inject Wrong Substance; Statewide Smoking Ban Gains Traction In Senate; Howard Weaver Speaks On Anchorage Daily News Sale; Where No Shop Class Has Gone Before Download Audio
15, Apr 2014 - Juneau, AK House committee moves PTSD sentencing bill
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - The House Special Committee on Military and Veterans' Affairs moved a bill Thursday allowing judges to consider post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injuries as a mitigating factor during sentencings of combat veterans. House Bill 313, sponsored by Rep. Les Gara, D-Anchorage, would allow ...
15, Apr 2014 - Juneau, AK Alaska News Nightly: April 14, 2014
Inmate Found Dead At Eagle River Women's Jail; Legislature Passes Bill Limiting Medicaid Payments For Abortion; House Passes Minimum Wage Bill, As Initiative Sponsors Cry Foul; NTSB Advances Investigation Into Fatal Training Flight Crash; John Luther Adams Wins Pulitzer For ‘Become Ocean’; How Many People Have Signed Up Insurance Under Obamacare?; Museum Experts Sift Through The Arctic’s Largest ...
13, Apr 2014 - Empire Editorial: AG should answer to voters, not governor
Editor's note: The Juneau Empire's Editorial Board was divided on the issue of whether Alaska should elect its attorney general. As a result, the merits of both arguments are addressed individually.
13, Apr 2014 - Juneau, AK Prosecutors Urge Jury to Convict Kowalski of Murder
An Alaska prosecutor urged jurors to disregard Robert Kowalski's account of the death of his girlfriend and convict him of murder in the 18-year-old case. Following final arguments, a Juneau jury began deliberations in the trial of Kowalski, 53, who fired a shotgun that killed Sandra Perry at around 3 a.m. on July 21, 1996, in Room 10 of Yakutat's Glacier Bear Lodge, the Juneau Empire reported.
13, Apr 2014 - Juneau, AK Cold-case trial in death of SeaTac woman begins in Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A cold case murder trial has started in Juneau involving the shooting of a SeaTac woman by her boyfriend at Yakutat’s Glacier Bear Lodge in 1996.
13, Apr 2014 - Juneau, AK Kowalski Trial in Alaska Cold Case Starts in Juneau
JUNEAU, Alaska — A cold case murder trial has started in Juneau involving the shooting of a Washington State woman by her boyfriend at Yakutat's Glacier Bear Lodge in 1996. The Juneau Empire reports the case involving the shooting death of Sandra Perry by Robert Kowalski was re-opened in 2009 after Kowalski was convicted of homicide for killing a different girlfriend in Montana in 2008.
05, Apr 2014 - Appeals court sides with Alaska on roadless rule
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - A divided federal appeals court panel on Wednesday sided with the state of Alaska in reversing a decision that reinstated prohibitions on road-building and the harvesting of timber in the nation's largest national forest. A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of ...
03, Apr 2014 - Petersburg Pilot -
JUNEAU (AP) — A divided federal appeals court panel has sided with the state of Alaska in reversing a decision that reinstated the roadless rule in the Tongass National Forest.
01, Apr 2014 - Photographer Court Leve captures massive flock of seagulls in Alaska
Court Leve, of California, snapped the aerial shots from a helicopter on his journey from Juneau to Cordova in Alaska.