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Officer credited for saving life of airport traveler

Officer credited for saving life of airport travelerA police officer was able to resuscitate a collapsed, 81-year-old man at the Juneau International Airport on Monday. A traveling companion indicated the man had heart surgery recently.

Alaska VA listening session in Juneau tonight

Alaska VA listening session in Juneau tonight"We do bring other people here to actually sit there and work out individual veteran’s concerns and resolve any challenges that they might have," Susan Yeager said.

Employee complaints, tests flag air quality in state-leased office building

Employee complaints, tests flag air quality in state-leased office buildingUp to 160 employees work in the Bill Ray Center, where air quality tests show higher than normal levels of carbon dioxide associated with “headaches, sleepiness and stagnant, stale, stuffy air.”

Enroll Alaska to suspend enrollments until Healthcare.gov glitch is fixed

Enroll Alaska to suspend enrollments until Healthcare.gov glitch is fixedThe federal website is calculating subsidies incorrectly for Alaskans on the eve of open enrollment.

Mendenhall Valley air emergency, wood burning ban in effect

Mendenhall Valley air emergency, wood burning ban in effectThe state’s threshold for unsafe air begins at 35 micrograms of fine particulate matter per cubic meter. Tuesday night, it peaked near 80 micrograms.

New Bartlett Regional Hospital CFO starts next week

New Bartlett Regional Hospital CFO starts next weekAlan Ulrich comes to Juneau from Guam where he was CFO for Guam Memorial Hospital Authority.

Flu season is here, enterovirus may follow

Flu season is here, enterovirus may followFlu season is here, but flu shots won’t protect you against Enterovirus D68, which is spreading across the country. The virus causes flu-like symptoms.

Ebola risk low in Alaska, plan in place to stop spread

Ebola risk low in Alaska, plan in place to stop spreadState epidemiology chief Joe McLaughlin says few people are entering the state who have been in the West African nations where the outbreak is occurring, which reduces the risk.

New report quantifies demand for assisted living in Juneau

New report quantifies demand for assisted living in JuneauAn aging population means demand is increasing for assisted living in Juneau

Should management of Juneau swimming pools change hands?

Should management of Juneau swimming pools change hands?Juneau voters next week will voice their opinions on whether an empowered board should run city swimming pools.