A specialist with the Alaska Network on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault shares some ways to recognize and address domestic violence.
State public safety officials say they hope to find ways to prevent people from being killed or seriously injured by their partner or others with whom they live.
The second in a five-part series called “Seeking Protection, Wanting Justice” that explores the community dynamics around sexual assault in Nome — and efforts by law enforcement to heal long-standing mistrust within the Alaska Native community.
Alaska Bar Association President Darrel Gardner was in Ketchikan this week to meet with local bar members. He and ABA Pro Bono Director Krista Scully came by KRBD Monday to talk about some of the association’s outreach programs, meant to help low-income Alaskans facing legal matters.
While rafting in Unalaska, mentors with Compass guided a group of young men on the water — and on redefining masculinity and exploring healthier, nonviolent models of manhood.
Advocates for sexual assault and domestic violence programs say the prevention programs were working in Alaska, but state lawmakers slashed funding.
A bill likely be back in next year’s legislative session aims to give pets special considerations in the law when it comes to divorce, protective orders and animal seizures.
When Congress first wrote the bill 20 years ago, it required a check up every few years. But the Congress that just wound down failed to agree on another round of the legislation.
Both Senators Murkowski and Mark Begich voted for VAWA – as it’s known in D.C. And Congressman Don Young voted for the House version, too.