News & Alerts

  • October 20, 2016 • PRESS RELEASE
    Alaska Attorney General Joins the Court System and the Kenaitze Tribe in Establishing State-Tribal Wellness Court
    October 20, 2016 (Fairbanks, AK) – Attorney General Jahna Lindemuth today signed an agreement with the Alaska Court System and the Kenaitze Tribe to support establishing the Henu’ Community Wellness Court. The court will provide a joint state-tribal therapeutic pre-trial diversion program that both tribal and non-tribal members can participate in to address non-violent substance abuse issues that lead to criminal charges.
  • October 12, 2016 • PRESS RELEASE
    Dillingham Man Convicted of Felony Vehicle Theft
    On October 11, 2016, a Dillingham jury found 23 year old Ronald Johansen guilty for stealing a pickup truck in Dillingham in October 2015. Assistant District Attorney Pamela Dale called 13 witnesses over three days of trial.
  • October 11, 2016 • PRESS RELEASE
    Noorvik Man Sentenced on Sexual Offense Cases
    (ANCHORAGE, Alaska) – On Monday October 10, 2016, Superior Court Judge Michael Corey sentenced 29 year old Noorvik resident Alex Troy Coffin to spend more than four years in prison for offenses committed in Kotzebue and in Anchorage.
  • October 10, 2016 • PRESS RELEASE
    State Receives Notification of First Lands Into Trust Application
    The State of Alaska received its first notice from the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) of an application to take certain tribal lands into trust in Alaska. The State has 30 days to comment on the application.
  • October 7, 2016 • PRESS RELEASE
    Anchorage Man Pleads Guilty for 2013 Shooting Death
    Seventy-six year old Johnnie Jones pled guilty today to manslaughter for causing the death of 36 year old Sean Mulgrew in October 2013.