Juneau attorney and former legislator Bruce Weyhrauch is rescued on an island after boating accident, a long swim in Auke Bay and a night in the woods.
Bruce Weyhrauch (Why-Rock) says his jaw and teeth hurt from chattering so much. The 54-year-old Juneau attorney and former legislator is recovering at home from hypothermia, a bump on his head, and mosquito bites after a boating accident Sunday that could have claimed his life. He says the float coat he was wearing saved him.
Former state Representative Bruce Weyhrauch lost a decision in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals today (Wednesday, 11/26/08). The Juneau Republican had been accused of soliciting a job from VECO in exchange for following the oil services company’s lead on legislative action on an oil industry tax. He had originally been scheduled to go to…
Last week’s search for Bruce Weyhrauch had a happy ending when a rescue dog found the former state representative on Coghlan Island in Auke Bay. But friends and family have questioned why the Coast Guard took so long to bring in the state troopers and dog teams to search for Weyhrauch on land, as well…
A review of the opinion issued by the U.S. Supreme Court Thursday on honest services fraud, the charge being leveled against former Juneau Representative Bruce Weyhrauch, former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling, and media mogul Conrad Black.
“We contest everything that’s in that probable cause finding, other than the fact that Bruce was a legislator,” said Weyhrauch attorney Doug Pope.
A former Juneau lawmaker didn’t pay $18,000 in fines for probable ethics violations. And the committee that sought the fines is OK with that.
It’s the latest attempt by the nonprofit Alaska Commercial Fishermen’s Memorial in Juneau to alter or block the $54 million project.
Members of the Coast Guard and SEADOGS rescue team attend to former legislator Bruce Weyhrauch on the beach of Coghlan Island on Monday morning. Weyhrauch went missing Sunday afternoon after falling overboard from his boat in Auke Bay. Photo courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter Mustang. The latest local, state, and regional news is compiled from…
Update on the First Session of the Twenty-fourth LegislatureRep. Bruce Weyhrauch, R – Juneau (Dist. 4)