Are you getting older? Of course you are! But we mean, really older. Be sure to tune in to KTOO this coming Monday night at 7 pm to hear Dr. Elaine Schroeder and her guests discuss the psychological and emotional aspects of aging. Even if you’re not feeling old, maybe your parents are in their later years, so tune in to Mind Over Matter this Monday at 7 to explore aging from both perspectives: the older person and the family that supports them.
- “Scrap it,” said Matanuska-Susitna Borough Assemblyman Steve Colligan. “We would be better off spending $500,000 to send it to the scrapyard.”
- Some 34,000 Alaskans are eligible for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits but don't apply. That's $65 million from the federal government that's not getting into local economies.
- Nick Pletnikoff, who has autism, was pepper-sprayed outside his home by Kodiak police in September. He was never charged with a crime. The family is suing for more than $100,000 plus punitive damages.
- Scalia was perhaps the leading voice of uncompromising conservatism on the Supreme Court. In his 29 years on the court, he achieved almost a cult following for dissents.