News & Alerts

  • July 21, 2017 • PRESS RELEASE
    State Joins ASRC and Others Seeking Supreme Court Review of Bearded Seal ESA Listing
    The State of Alaska today joined a petition for writ of certiorari seeking U.S. Supreme Court review of a Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals order concerning the listing of bearded seals under the Endangered Species Act.
  • July 20, 2017 • PRESS RELEASE
    Dillingham Man Sentenced to Five Years in Prison for Third Felony DUI
    July 20, 2017 Today, 44 year old Basil Backford of Dillingham was sentenced to spend the next five years in prison for a 2015 DUI. In March 2017, a Dillingham jury found Backford guilty of felony DUI, a class C felony. Backford faced a sentence of up to five years in prison for his conviction.
  • July 20, 2017 • PRESS RELEASE
    Anchorage Taxi Driver Sentenced to 25 Years for 2014 Sexual Assault
    July 20, 2017 Today, 31 year old Asad Nur of Anchorage was sentenced to spend the next twenty-five years in prison for a sexual assault he committed in 2014. In February 2017, an Anchorage jury found Nur guilty of sexual assault in the first degree, an unclassified felony offense and assault in the second degree, a class B felony offense.
  • July 18, 2017 • PRESS RELEASE
    Attorney General Appoints New Bethel DA
    The Department of Law announced the appointment of Steve Wallace as the new Bethel District Attorney. Mr. Wallace took over this position on July 10, 2017 after the retirement of Mike Gray.