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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.

Final vote on abortion bill delayed after divisive amendment process

Final vote on abortion bill delayed after divisive amendment processThe Alaska State House opened debate on a bill putting limits on state Medicaid payments for abortions on Thursday, only to shelve it and delay a final vote to Sunday.

The last run: Remembering Bob Janes & Ron Dippold

The last run: Remembering Bob Janes & Ron DippoldOn April 13, Eaglecrest Ski Patrol and other skiers will take a memorial run for longtime ski patrol members Bob Janes and Ron Dippold, who have died.

Pro-lifers oppose Planned Parenthood in Sitka’s middle school

Pro-lifers oppose Planned Parenthood in Sitka’s middle schoolA pro-life group remains concerned over Planned Parenthood’s involvement in health instruction at Blatchley Middle School last fall, even though the curriculum is no longer being taught.

Feds Ask King Cove to Weigh In on Road Alternatives

Feds Ask King Cove to Weigh In on Road AlternativesInterior Secretary Sally Jewell has asked officials from King Cove for an alternative to the road.