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...12-step fellowship for family and friends of drug addicts who believe their lives have been affected by someone else's drug addiction.SkagwayWEDNESDAYAlcoholics Anonymous meal and meeting, noon, Catholic Parish Hall. Use back entrance.THURSDAYAlcoholics...
Tribes tread carefully into pot discussions

...while a tribal lawmaker quickly declared his opposition."Criminal activity is just going to go up more, and drug addiction is going to go up more, and everyone is going to be affected," said Edmund Yazzie, head of the Navajo Nation Council's...
Program offers inmates skills for outside success

...afternoon ended with journal readings from Martha Amore's writing workshop participants, who shared short essays about drug addiction, losing custody of children and shuffling in and out of jail."Here stands a beautiful and strong rose that grew...
Fugitive found sleeping at Juneau airport

...SanRoman's son, age 9 at the time, deserved a better mother than SanRoman, a single mom who had struggled with drug addiction," the newspaper reported.In Juneau, once police realized there was an extraditable no-bail warrant out for Pass...
My Turn: In hard times, nobody can go it alone can be beaten with friends that are intentionally kind, if you let them in. In Alaska, where alcoholism and drug addiction rates are high, the importance of friendship and being part of a caring community cannot be underestimated.My life...
Pure Sole: Running is hard

...about the world.Since that time, I have been a participant in running. The reasons have been many: narcissism, drug addiction, failed relationships, death, depression, training, sight seeing, etc. Running became a healer, a guru, a...
The struggle to find jobs after jail

...but it wasn't long ago he was the one behind bars.A self-described pill-taker, Mundy said he struggled with drug addiction and landed up in Lemon Creek for 80 days on a drug-related offense. Upon his release, he said he felt alienated...
Hospital employees accuse supervisor of assault

...and John Heritscko worked for Rainforest Recovery Center, a BRH facility that helps people with substance abuse and drug addiction. They filed a police report against their supervisor, Charles Mike Huelsman, prompting a police investigation...
Oxy ring leaders sentenced in federal court

...the five years the conspiracy was active. Given Juneau's small population, it ravaged the community by fueling drug addiction, prosecutors and DEA agents said."This multi-million dollar enterprise submerged Juneau in a sea of addiction...
Front Street Clinic's future in question

...respiratory diseases, seizures and traumatic brain injuries. Another important role of the clinic is treating drug addictions, she said. In the past fiscal year, the clinic had more than 2,300 patient visits.Brewster said she won't be...


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