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Alaska student journeys home by foot and kayak

Alaska student journeys home by foot and kayakIf 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 of that?

The Ice Bucket Challenge splashes into Petersburg

The Ice Bucket Challenge splashes into PetersburgEveryone 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 AlaskaIn Alaska, where small medical practices are the norm, the new electronic records requirements can be a heavy burden.

Subsistence hunters helping test food security in western Alaska

Subsistence hunters helping test food security in western AlaskaThe Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium is distributing the paper to subsistence hunters to collect blood specimens from subsistence mammals.

Farming in Southeast Alaska presents unique challenges

Farming in Southeast Alaska presents unique challengesSoutheast 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 govermentCEO Charles Clement says the settlement puts an end to any contentious issues between SEARHC and IHS

Workshop tonight on senior housing in Juneau

Workshop tonight on senior housing in JuneauAn effort to bring an assisted living facility to the capital city is part of the workshop

Why does Southeast Alaska have a daycare ‘crisis’?

Why does Southeast Alaska have a daycare ‘crisis’?Mention daycare to pretty much any parent in Southeast Alaska, and you’ll get an earful. It’s never been easy to find daycare in the region, but just recently, it’s gotten much worse.

Why Juneau should be next for Housing First

Why Juneau should be next for Housing FirstAnchorage and Fairbanks have Housing First facilities. Why doesn't Juneau?