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A recap of Monday’s marijuana legalization hearing

A recap of Monday’s marijuana legalization hearing

Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell held a public hearing Monday in the Capitol on the marijuana legalization initiative.
Alaska Natives wait… and wait, for healthcare law exemption

Alaska Natives wait… and wait, for healthcare law exemption

Alaska Natives and American Indians have to apply for a lifetime exemption from the healthcare law and the federal government is mishandling many of those…

Celebrating recovery from drug and alcohol addiction

Celebrating recovery from drug and alcohol addiction

Advocates for alcohol and drug treatment held Juneau Recovery Fest last Saturday…

Alaska student journeys home by foot and kayak

Alaska student journeys home by foot and kayak

If you’re boating between Ketchikan and Gustavus in the next few weeks, keep an eye out for Zachary Brown. …

Why don’t hibernating bears get osteoporosis?

Why don’t hibernating bears get osteoporosis?

Bears have the right idea. Don’t fight the cold; just shut ‘er down for six months and emerge when it’s warmer. Why didn’t we think…

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The Ice Bucket Challenge splashes into Petersburg

The Ice Bucket Challenge splashes into Petersburg

Everyone from Justin Bieber to Alaska Governor Sean Parnell has been doused with water. …

Federal requirements burden small medical practices in Alaska

Federal requirements burden small medical practices in Alaska

In Alaska, where small medical practices are the norm, the new electronic records requirements can be a heavy…

Subsistence hunters helping test food security in western Alaska

Subsistence hunters helping test food security in western Alaska

The Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium is distributing the paper to subsistence hunters to collect blood specimens from…

Farming in Southeast Alaska presents unique challenges

Farming in Southeast Alaska presents unique challenges

Southeast Alaska is seeing a rising demand for fresh, locally produced food.…

SEARHC to receive $53 million settlement from federal goverment

SEARHC to receive $53 million settlement from federal goverment

CEO Charles Clement says the settlement puts an end to any contentious issues between SEARHC and IHS…

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