News & Alerts

  • August 10, 2017 • PRESS RELEASE
    Attorney General Appoints New Kodiak DA
    The Department of Law announced the appointment of Gustaf Olson as the new Kodiak District Attorney starting September 1, 2017. Mr. Olson replaces Steve Wallace who became the Bethel District Attorney earlier this summer.
  • August 7, 2017 • PRESS RELEASE
    Sex Trafficker Sentenced to Eight Years in Prison
    On August 4, 2017, Anchorage Superior Court Judge Jack Smith sentenced Troy Edward Williams, age 50, to eight years in prison. The sentence follows a February, 2017 trial where a jury convicted Williams of one count of Promoting Prostitution in the second-degree and three counts of Promoting Prostitution in the third-degree.
  • July 31, 2017 • PRESS RELEASE
    Settlement Agreement Recognizes State Ownership of Kotsina River
    The Alaska Department of Law announced today that it has reached agreement with Ahtna, Inc. on the State’s ownership of a critical part of the Kotsina River riverbed.
  • 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.