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My Turn: Medicaid reform is the real red herring

In an opinion piece published in the Alaska Dispatch News last week, Rep. Wes Keller, R-Wasilla, called Medicaid expansion a red herring and concluded "we need to embrace Medicaid...
Anchorage School District says it won't lay off teachers

...can be happy knowing they won't be laid off.The Alaska Dispatch News reported earlier this month the School Board...teachers will be laid off.___Information from: Alaska Dispatch News,
Charges dropped against former Boy Scouts' store manager manager for Alaska's Boy Scouts, who was accused of stealing more than $27,000 from the organization.The Alaska Dispatch News reported a judge dismissed the charges against 46-year-old Michael Saunders earlier this month, because...
Alaska State Troopers investigate 2 fires in Atmautluak

...village of Atmautluak, located west of Bethel.The Alaska Dispatch News reports that after a fire was reported Saturday...minors playing with fire.___Information from: Alaska Dispatch News,
Anchorage police lieutenant files termination lawsuit

...Anchorage Police Department conducted secret investigations and broke policies leading up to Henry's firing, the Alaska Dispatch News reports.The 23-year APD veteran was put on leave and then fired in March.Municipal attorney Dennis Wheeler...
Alaska is first phase of fiber optic project

...linking Europe and Asia through the Arctic Ocean.The Alaska Dispatch News reported lingering sea ice in Canada's Northwest...20 or 30 milliseconds."___Information from: Alaska Dispatch News,
Report: Alaska population down after 26 years of growth

...the first time since 1987-1988. More people left Alaska than arrived during the studied time period as well, the Alaska Dispatch News reported.Data from the state Department of Labor shows Alaska lost 7,488 people from mid-2013 to mid-2014...
Alaska is first phase of Arctic Ocean fiber optic project

...communications by laying a $700 million fiber-optic cable linking Europe and Asia through the Arctic Ocean.The Alaska Dispatch News reported lingering sea ice in Canada's Northwest Passage has caused project delays for cable-laying ships...
Federal judge orders Greenpeace to stay away from drill ships

...offshore Arctic area where Shell plans to drill.The safety-zone injunction is in effect until Oct. 31, reported the Alaska Dispatch News. Shell Offshore Inc. sued on April 7, one day after six Greenpeace protesters boarded the Blue Marlin, a...
$3.8M stolen from Native corp. in cyberattack

...successfully targeted by a cyberattack. Officials said the April 15 attack originated in either Asia or Eastern Europe, the Alaska Dispatch News reported."Please be assured the company is working aggressively to recover funds to the maximum extent possible...


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