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Weyhrauch loses appeal

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…

Coast Guard delayed Weyhrauch rescue

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…

Weyhrauch describes ordeal

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.

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