Alaska Editorial: Fairbanks youth homeless shelter provides vital service for wayward teens

...Fairbanks, though exact figures are hard to pin down. When FYA was drawing up plans for The Door, a Street Outreach and Advocacy Programs official estimated that about 800 youths in the area have no permanent residence.Without basic needs like food and...
FCC rule change reveals political ad sales

...programs that specifically attract the demographics they are trying to reach.American Crossroads - a privately funded political advocacy organization hoping to unseat Democratic Sen. Mark Begich - announced $5.5 million in ad buys starting in September for...
Herring search spans millennia

...a true equilibrium out there in the natural world."Sitka Tribe of AlaskaThe Sitka Tribe of Alaska has been vocal in its advocacy of more conservative management of the commercial fishery. Many Native people say they remember when herring were much, much...
My Turn: Candidates should pledge to be truthful, civil

...until the controversial 2010 Citizens United ruling that allows unlimited campaign spending by corporations, unions and public advocacy groups, but the problem really began almost half a century earlier with another Supreme Court decision that married money...
Jacqueline Dailey Elected President of RurAL CAP

...1965, RurAL CAP is a private, statewide, nonprofit organization with a mission to empower low-income Alaskans through advocacy, education, affordable housing and direct services that respect our unique values and cultures. As one of the largest and...
Letter: Changes coming to state-run Alaska Psychiatric Institute

...quarterly board meeting. The Advisory Board is made up of individuals from the community, some of them representing patient advocacy organizations. Non-voting Board members are made up of hospital staff, representatives from the Alaska Department of Health...
AWARE Advocacy Training

AWARE's Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Advocacy Training will being April 24. The 30-hour training is designed to empower community members to understand issues of domestic...
Man forcibly removed from legal office

...causing a disturbance.An employee of the Office of Public Advocacy, located inside the Thomas B. Stewart Legislative Office...of Alaska Department of Administration's Office of Public Advocacy provides legal services to indigent Alaskans and handles criminal...
Senators propose 12-cent gas tax increase

...indicated they would be open to other suggestions for offsets.The plan was immediately embraced by industry and transportation advocacy groups seeking a long-term means to keep the federal Highway Trust Fund solvent. However, it would require a lot of heavy...
Filling in the (coverage) gaps

...than 200 Alaska communities. Gaps exist, but they are more limited than what has been reported in the media or by political advocacy groups.For this analysis, the population in the coverage gap is those individuals between the ages of 18?64 with no...


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