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13,000 Alaskans enrolled with Healthcare.gov

About 13,000 Alaskans signed up for health insurance on healthcare.gov during the open enrollment period that closed March 31st.

Report finds weaknesses, solutions in Sitka’s food system

Report finds weaknesses, solutions in Sitka’s food systemA recent report called “The Sitka Community Food Assessment” reveals that our food system is vulnerable — especially to the unpredictable costs of fuel.

City Hall packed by Augustus Brown Swimming Pool supporters last night

City Hall packed by Augustus Brown Swimming Pool supporters last nightThirty people testified on the Augustus Brown pool and a proposal to raise the mill rate

Southcentral Foundation Reaches Historic Settlement With IHS

The Southcentral Foundation announced a settlement with the Indian Health Service over contract payments represent the largest IHS settlement in history.

Bartlett board defends salary for new CEO Chuck Bill

Bartlett board defends salary for new CEO Chuck BillNew Bartlett Regional Hospital CEO Chuck Bill will make $315,000 annually and get two signing bonuses worth a total of $63,000.

Parnell signs medevac membership bill

Parnell signs medevac membership billEmergency medical flight membership programs will once again be legal in Alaska at 12:01 a.m. Thursday

Parnell signs abortion bill

Parnell signs abortion billGov. Sean Parnell has signed a bill that restricts state Medicaid payments for abortions.

Alaska lawmakers vote to allow medevac membership programs

Alaska lawmakers vote to allow medevac membership programsLegislation reinstates such programs as Airlift Northwest's AirCare

New hospital CEO to start in May

New hospital CEO to start in MayCharles “Chuck” Bill has previously held other CEO positions at hospitals in Arizona, California and Colorado.

State House passes bill limiting Medicaid payments for abortion

State House passes bill limiting Medicaid payments for abortionThe Alaska State House narrowly passed a bill that would put limits on state Medicaid payments for abortion.