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How to avoid a tax penalty when enrolling for health insurance

How to avoid a tax penalty when enrolling for health insurance

“If you don’t have health insurance in 2014, you can face a tax penalty of $95 per individual, and that tax penalty goes up,” says Tyann Boling, Chief Operating Officer for Enroll Alaska.

CNN to spotlight Alaska’s high rape numbers

CNN to spotlight Alaska’s high rape numbers

CNN columnist John Sutter wants to explore the complex factors that contribute to the state’s high rape rate and find out what people are doing to fix it.

What would you do with 9 tons of salmon you can’t sell?

What would you do with 9 tons of salmon you can’t sell?

Nine tons of individually wrapped frozen salmon steaks sit in a container at Juneau’s Alaska Marine Lines.

Governor continues 100-year-old holiday tradition

Governor continues 100-year-old holiday tradition

“It really says that our government, our house, the people’s house is accessible. And it’s our chance to be accessible in a pretty big way and for people to really enjoy the house that belongs to them,” says Governor Sean Parnell.

New reality show filmed in Juneau

New reality show filmed in Juneau

“Right now Alaska is really hot property in terms of the non-fiction television,” David Worrell says. “People are endlessly fascinated about Alaska and Alaskans, and the works we do, the jobs we have.”

Domestic violence prevention comes in many forms

Domestic violence prevention comes in many forms

“Prevention to us is shooting a moose and bringing it home and giving it to the whole community,” says Ishmael Andrew.

UPDATE: Juneau police investigate shooting; kidnapping likely made up

UPDATE: Juneau police investigate shooting; kidnapping likely made up

Juneau police say a possible kidnapping reported early Friday “is most likely a fabrication.” The made up kidnapping is being investigated along with a shooting reported just after midnight.

What leadership looks like

What leadership looks like

“What’s needed with youth leaders is the willingness and the confidence to take the initiative and be the driving force behind a movement,” says Abbey VandenBerg.

Participants voice hopes and realities at domestic violence Prevention Summit

Participants voice hopes and realities at domestic violence Prevention Summit

“There are a lot of people who are working to try to stop this domestic violence and sexual assault epidemic,” says Greg Marxmiller, who runs Myspace in Dillingham.

Alaska communities join forces to prevent domestic violence and sexual assault

Alaska communities join forces to prevent domestic violence and sexual assault

“It’s an opportunity for communities across the state to talk to each other about what is working and what else they want to do to prevent domestic violence and sexual assault,” says Executive Director Lauree Morton.