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Alaska scores well on long-term care report card

Alaska scores well on long-term care report cardAlaska ranked 5th in the nation in a recent state scorecard on long-term services for older adults, the disabled, and family caregivers.

Hospital employee survey shows room for improvement

Hospital employee survey shows room for improvementThe question on atmosphere of trust in the organization scored the lowest

CBJ looking for volunteers for boards and commissions

CBJ looking for volunteers for boards and commissionsWednesday is the deadline to apply for a seat on several city and borough enterprise boards

Medicare will penalize Alaska hospitals for patient safety

Medicare will penalize Alaska hospitals for patient safetyThe four largest hospitals in Alaska are facing Medicare payment penalties for the quality of their care.

Native voting rights case kicks off

A federal trial is underway to determine whether the State of Alaska does enough to serve voters who speak Native languages.

City officials prepare for possible jökulhlaup

City officials prepare for possible jökulhlaupJuneau officials met Monday to plan their response to a possible glacial outburst flood in the area around Mendenhall Lake this summer

Should e-cigarette vapors be treated like tobacco smoke?

Should e-cigarette vapors be treated like tobacco smoke?The Juneau Assembly is considering a ban on e-cigarette vapors in nearly all indoor public spaces.

Two days left to enter Juneau’s Fourth of July parade

Two days left to enter Juneau’s Fourth of July paradeParade entry forms are due Wednesday.

Fry bread: An Alaska Native treat with a mysterious origin

Fry bread: An Alaska Native treat with a mysterious originFry bread has generations of history in many Alaska Native families, where the untraditional food has become a cultural fixture.

New state law to bring back universal vaccine access

New state law to bring back universal vaccine accessUniversal access to vaccines may be back, with a law that uses the state as a broker between insurance providers and pharmaceutical companies to get a bulk discount.