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My Turn: Obamacare latest assault on Alaskans

Over the weekend Alaskans learned that the Affordable Care Act is seriously misnamed. The state's Division of Insurance announced...on Jan. 1, 2015. This is exactly what the Affordable Care Act - Obamacare - was supposed to prevent. The law's authors and...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-16/my-turn-obamacare-latest-assault-alas
Opinion
My Turn: Is the Postal Service really losing money?

...look like they were adding to the deficit. Most in Congress agree that the pre-funding should be dropped but are afraid to act for fear of being accused of raising the deficit. So, the solution seems to be that the Postal Service defaults on these payments...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-16/my-turn-postal-service-really-losing-
Opinion
Begich's health insurance idea gets look from federal government

...insurance option under the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare. "While competition...Copper Plan" in the Expanded Consumer Choice Act. In a letter to HHS, he asked the department...does not comply with the Affordable Care Act after the start of 2015. R-Sen. Lisa...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-15/begichs-health-insurance-idea-gets-look
State
My Turn: Who are Begich and Sullivan fighting for?

...against the extension of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act; by supporting oil development in ANWR; and by fighting expanded...Its subsidiaries have been penalized by the EPA for Clean Water Act violations. RMP itself paid $450 million to settle a lawsuit...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-14/my-turn-who-are-begich-and-sullivan-f
Opinion
Suspicious tree fires puzzle Forest Service

...officers at Juneau Ranger District on Back Loop Road.In the meantime, he said he hopes someone can catch the suspect in the act.He said, "If somebody would see that, as heavy used as the recreation area is, somebody may actually come across somebody...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-14/suspicious-tree-fires-puzzle-forest-ser
Local
Official: Moda won't extend some Alaska policies

...year that about 5,360 of its individual members in Alaska had plans that did not meet the requirements of the Affordable Care Act. Some of those individuals may have opted for a new policy if they qualified for a federal subsidy to help pay the cost, Coon...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-14/official-moda-wont-extend-some-alaska-p
State
Alaska teacher accused of child abuse in Missouri

...Missouri, which is about an hour north of Kansas City. According to the probable-cause statement, the abuse included sex acts and alcohol.Miller denied the allegations."I didn't do what I've been charged with," he told KNOM. "I don't know...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-12/alaska-teacher-accused-child-abuse-miss
State
Alaska teacher accused of child abuse in Missouri

...Missouri, which is about an hour north of Kansas City. According to the probable-cause statement, the abuse included sex acts and alcohol.Miller denied the allegations."I didn't do what I've been charged with," he told KNOM. "I don't know...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-11/alaska-teacher-accused-child-abuse-miss
State
Alaska Science Forum: Maverick red aspens in a world of gold

...creating pigments other than energy-gathering green? Nobody seems to have answered that, but scientists have speculated that red acts as a sunscreen to keep played-out leaves from getting overexcited by photons. Another idea is that color might also either...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-09-12/alaska-science-forum-maverick-red-as
Outdoors
Couple arrested again for sex in public

...Pocket Park downtown.Several tourists witnessed the earlier act, which took place in broad daylight. Some took pictures with...Capital City Weekly reporter Mary Catherine Martin referenced the act and noted the photograph was shared copiously on social media...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-12/couple-arrested-again-sex-public
Local

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