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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.

Alaska’s health insurers call marketplace enrollment figures disappointing

In Alaska, the final numbers aren’t in yet. The two insurers on the state’s federally run marketplace are reporting they had 7,500 enrollees by mid March.

Bartlett Regional Hospital board to begin CEO deliberations

Bartlett Regional Hospital board to begin CEO deliberationsFive candidates interviewed last week for the position of Bartlett Regional Hospital CEO.

Alaska legislature forwards Erin’s Law

Alaska legislature forwards Erin’s LawHouse Bill 233, requiring school districts to implement sexual abuse education, gets bipartisan support.