Police and fire dispatches for July 26, 2015

...CCFR responded to 15 EMS calls around town and another call in which the patient refused medical services beyond basic first aid. CCFR responded to a false fire alarm and an authorized burn on Third Street that was producing too much smoke and making neighbors...
Runners find 26-plus miles of fun

...injuries. I hadn't planned on it. I probably wouldn't have been able to do it without the incredible support of all the aid stations and spectators. From the director to the volunteers, this is one of the best marathons."That sentiment was echoed...
Doctors say teen's HIV in check for 12 years without drugs

...18-year-old French teen born with the AIDS virus has had her infection under control...was described Monday at an International AIDS Society conference in Vancouver, British...HIV-infected moms in the U.S. get AIDS medicines during pregnancy, which greatly...
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Around Town for Friday, July 24

...Peratrovich Hall, Edward K. Thomas Building. Donations for food accepted, suggested value is $10 for beef or $15 for halibut, to aid Bob who has been diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer that has spread. Delivery available. Details: 463-7166 or 463-7142...
Medicaid figures up, stir worry about budgets

...costs will strain their budgets when federal aid is scaled back starting in two years.Some...the state loses $1.9 billion in federal aid that has propped up the Medicaid program...the Medicaid expansion, the lost federal aid and normal growth, Oregon's Medicaid...
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Alaskan AIDS Assistance Association observes HIV testing week

...will be observed from Sunday through Saturday. Free, confidential, rapid testing is available at the offices of the Alaskan AIDS Assistance Association, the group stated in an email.The group's Juneau office is located at 174 S. Franklin Street downtown...
Tagaban shows 'Sexual Sovereignty' in Anchorage

...Condoms were also cut and layered as fish scales.He used an estimated 200 condoms for the whole show, donated by the Alaskan AIDS Assistance Association.Another non-traditional material he worked with was vacuum sealed bags."That's how my family...
3 Spanish reporters missing in war-torn Aleppo in Syria began killing foreign journalists and aid workers it holds, starting with American journalist...American-Israeli journalist Steven Sotloff, British aid workers David Haines and Alan Henning, American aid worker Peter Kassig, as well as Japanese nationals...
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Barefoot benefit: Pastor goes shoeless

...and indoors becomes much more obvious."Mystery liquids" are unsettling, he said, as was the time someone else's Band-Aid stuck to his foot.On the plus side, the wood on Ketchikan's docks "feels like velvet," he said.Ketchikan began a stretch...
Photos: Teens On The Run

...The fifth annual Lynn Canal Running Camp, a holistic running camp for teenagers, includes adventure runs, workshops in first aid, yoga, zumba, sport psychology, nutrition and anatomy, nightly Olympics and bonding activities. Over 40 youths from around...


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