No family turned away

More than twice the average number of families will receive aid from St. Vincent de Paul this year following an outpouring of donations from the community.St. Vincent's "Adopt-A-Family...
My Turn: Forested communities must be made whole

...harvests back to levels proposed in the most recent forest plan could produce up to $28 million, twice what districts received in aid payments this past year. I had hoped that we could find a way to pay for extending the SRS program before the end of the year...
Letter: Gratitude for finding our son

...your son to safety? I guess we will have to simply start by saying "thank you." Thank you to the friends who came to our aid and hiked around Mount Roberts with flashlights during the night when the rain was pouring and the wind was howling. Most of...
Murkowski praises passage of duck stamp bill

...widespread support on both sides of the aisle."The Federal Duck Stamp Act of 2014 updates the fee structure for duck stamps to ensure the legal hunting on public lands and to also aid conservation efforts on lands where game and habitat live.
South Korean vessel heads to Bering Sea where 27 died

...expected and was on pace to arrive on scene Friday, Abel said. The Alex Haley will probably remain on site a few extra days to aid in the transition, he said.Moon said he considered the pending arrival of the Sambong as another beginning in search and rescue...
Workers diverted to help Glory Hole

...First National applaud (Strong's) quick response and value the strengths local experts like North Pacific Erectors bring to aid their neighbors," Fanning said.Lovishchuk has said she "can't emphasize enough how grateful" she is to North Pacific...
Health consortium closes medical training unit

...emergency medical training program.The Daily Sitka Sentinel reported that the closure ends three decades of training in first aid, CPR and emergency medical services.Consortium spokeswoman Stacy Smith says the program had been funded by grants. After...
Haley Ogoy chosen for Congress of Future Medical Leaders

...inspire and motivate the top students throughout the country who are interested in pursuing their dreams in the medical field and aid them in finding a pathway and the resources necessary to reach thier goals. Over the three day Congress, Haley joined students...
Traveling shoeboxes spread the holiday love

...University of Alaska Southeast student, went on a mission trip to Guatamala while she was in high school to build houses and aid medical staff in small villages. She was surprised by how much the experience affected her and she grew a heart for the mission...
Verizon's HopeLine helps Alaska DV victims

Along with another option for cellular service, Verizon Wireless has brought its commitment to aid victims of domestic violence to Alaska. Aiding Women in Abuse and Rape Emergencies announced it was awarded a $3,000 grant...


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