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Care givers: Rules faulty

Southeast Alaska agencies caring for the disabled and elderly in their homes said Tuesday that proposed measures to prevent fraud also make it difficult to provide adequate care.
Digital democracy and partisan parochialism

Alaska, of course, is known for its spectacular scenery and wildlife. It's also making a name for itself as a leader in "electronic government," announced Lt. Gov. Fran Ulmer in a visit to Kenai last week. That may surprise those who think of the "Last Frontier" as a place where old ways prevail and "new" ways are at least a decade behind the times.
A political history lesson

...your sins spotlighted, amplified and rerun again and again, it's hard not to cringe. ? Rodriguez is executive director of the Center for Social Cohesion at Arizona State University and a columnist for the Los Angeles Times.
Opinion | Sarah Palin
Time is running out on Internet companies on online tracking issue

The following editorial first appeared in the San Jose Mercury News: Privacy groups and some members of Congress are up in arms, and rightfully so, over a new study revealing that many online advertising companies continue to follow people's Web activity, even after users believe they have opted out of tracking. Consumers have legitimate worries about the information that's being collected and used online. It's time for the Internet industry to come to a collective agreement about the privacy protections it will guarantee.
Zero-sum games in an interconnected world

...each other. And, on balance, that's a humanizing and elevating development." Right. ? Rodriguez is executive director of the Center for Social Cohesion at Arizona State University and a columnist for the Los Angeles Times.
Republican lawmakers target Endangered Species Act

WASHINGTON - The gray wolf hit a major milestone on Dec. 21, when the Obama administration said the wolf's population in the Great Lakes region had grown to the point where the animals no longer required federal protection.
Solar water heating in place at Denali Education Center reduce cost, but it's also opening doors for education opportunities," said Jodi Rodwell, interim executive director of the center. Denali Education Center is partnering with Solar Energy International and offering a training workshop...
Alaska Digest

SEACC offers expert to assist with mine plan, Fort Wainwright soldier found dead in barracks, Murder trial ofex-stripper in jeopardy, Body found in heating duct inside school
Juneau Empire Online Archive Local News: State and Local Briefs 1/28/98

A new state law requires school districts to seek public input before negotiating teacher contracts. There will be an opportunity for such input at the next board meeting, which is at 7 p.m. Tuesday, said Ardy Smith, the school district's personnel director.


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