My Turn: Medicaid expansion is the right choice

...Accepting Medicaid expansion will provide treatment to people who are ill and can't afford treatment, and bring us over $130 million per year in federal funds to Alaska that will ripple through our economy. Turning away the 4,000 new Alaska jobs that...
Today in sports history for Friday, Feb. 20

...Julio Cesar Chavez records a fifth-round TKO over Greg Haugen in a WBC super lightweight title bout before a record crowd of 130,000 at Mexico City's Aztec Stadium.1994 - After 17 years and 279 races, Sterling Marlin wins his first race, the Daytona...
Today In Sports History for Wednesday, Feb.11

...biggest upsets in boxing history.1990 - Michael Jordan and Charles Barkley score 17 points each to help the East beat the West 130-113 in the 40th NBA All-Star game. Magic Johnson, the game's high-scorer with 22 points, is voted MVP.1992 - Anfissa...
Seafood processor sells stake to StarKist

...Silver Bay has arrived."Riggs said that since starting the fishermen-owned processor eight years ago, it has purchased 130 million pounds of salmon, KCAW reported.The sale to Dongwon leaves Silver Bay with capital for expansion and access to the...
Rugged 1,000-mile Yukon Quest starts

...minus-40-degree temperatures near the Yukon River to watch an international field of 26 mushers begin the race.Moore, of Two Rivers, is seeking his third consecutive victory.More than $130,000 will be distributed among the top 15 finishers.
Today In Sports History for Wednesday, Jan. 21

...losing team to win the NBA All-Star MVP award, scoring 28 points and grabbing 26 rebounds, even though the East beats the West 130-118.1969 - Roy Campanella and Stan Musial are elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame.1979 - Terry Bradshaw throws four touchdown...
Taku Lanes sees Just For Fun on top

...A bowler with a 200 average would receive 30 pins "handicap" each game, while a bowler with a 100 average would receive 130. If both bowlers bowled their average, they would have matching 230 total scores. Sharon Meier's season-high 189 game...
My Turn: Time to empower and employ the next generation of Alaska fishermen

...from 1990 to 2013. Juneau is also home to more than 70 young fishermen, which appears promising until you compare it to the 130 living there in 1990. Bethel has also seen a more than 60 percent decline (from 116 to 45). Even Anchorage, our largest 'fishing...
Eaglecrest remains optimistic

...without staff... you can't expect people to wait around, unpaid." Eaglecrest has a staff of seven year round, but up to 130, including ski instructors with limited hours, in the winter.They won't be refunding any season passes. "We do not offer...
Local running club celebrates Empire Cup winners

...Joann Rieselbach 87 and Susie Norvell 73.? Ages 55-59 Male - Keith Levy 40 points. ? Ages 55-59 Female - Karen Maher 130 points and Pauline Strong 30.? Ages 60 Plus Male - Jeff Gnass 159 points, John Kern 82 and Reed Stoops 74.? Ages 60 Plus...


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