Alaska Department of Corrections

Alaska prison sued for ‘starvation’ of Muslim inmates

Alaska prison sued for ‘starvation’ of Muslim inmates

Update: This article has been updated to include comment from the Council on American-Islamic Relations Legal Defense Fund (CAIR). The Alaska Department of Corrections was… Continue reading


James Brooks | Juneau Empire From left to right, Rep. Lance Pruitt, R-Anchorage; Rep. Paul Seaton, R-Homer; and Rep. Neal Foster, D-Nome; discuss budget matters in a conference committee meeting Thursday morning, June 8, 2017 in the Alaska State Capitol.

Lawmakers compromise on budgets for corrections, law

Anchorage will get two new state prosecutors, but Bethel is out of luck under a compromise budget for the Alaska Department of Law drafted Thursday.… Continue reading