Greg Salard, a 54-year-old former Wrangell doctor, was sentenced Tuesday to 20 years in federal prison, plus a $25,000 fine, for receiving and distributing child pornography, the U.S. Attorney’s Office announced.
Anchorage attorney Tim Cook has sued Safeway over two turkeys purchased around Thanksgiving that he says were underweight. The suit isn't about money, he said, but rather upholding consumer protection laws.Jerzy Shedlock
Violence Against Women Act training is underway in Bethel for the first time since Alaska's attorney general issued an opinion that state officials must uphold tribal protection orders.Associated Press
A federal lawsuit says a teacher in a Southwestern Alaska village became a target of hostility and harassment that escalated into men regularly banging on her door asking for sex. Eventually, the suit says, she was sexually assaulted.Lisa Demer
A federal trial is beginning this week in Anchorage over fraud and money laundering charges against Mark Avery, a key figure in a decade-old case involving a jet-aircraft aviation business, rocket launchers, big money and shadowy intelligence figures.Lisa Demer