A report commissioned by the Diocese of Juneau found “credible evidence” that seven people who served the Catholic Church in Southeast Alaska since 1951 engaged in sexual misconduct involving minors or vulnerable adults.
A decree from Juneau Bishop Andrew Bellisario calls for an independent commission to review all claims of sexual misconduct dating back to the diocese’s founding.
A new inquiry into the Alaska National Guard reaches many of the same conclusions as last year’s federal investigation into the force.
Alaska Public Media and the Alaska Dispatch News sued the state for the documents last October after the Parnell administration took four months to deny public record requests.
Gov. Bill Walker has named a retired judge as his special investigator into the Alaska National Guard.