My Turn: Obamacare latest assault on Alaskans

...Obamacare's first year - this year - it increased our premiums by an average of 28 percent. Now they're increasing at an even faster rate.There are several reasons why health care isn't getting any cheaper under Obamacare. First, the law includes many...
Bear bites biologist's leg

...his right ankle.The spray persuaded the bear to leave. Peterson also helped chase it away, Jackson said."It happened so fast, it's hard to explain," Jackson said.The men walked downstream back to their boat and called for an airplane. Jackson...
Sports on TV

...NASCAR, Nationwide Series, practice for Jimmy John's Freaky Fast 300, at Joliet, Ill.9 a.m., FS1 - NASCAR, Sprint Cup...Nationwide Series, final practice for Jimmy John's Freaky Fast 300, at Joliet, Ill.2:30 p.m., ESPN2 - NASCAR, Sprint...
Pure Sole: Yeah! Klas!

...Juneau will do its part.I know I plan to return and attempt to run for a fast time.I haven't told Mr. Laws that. I haven't told him that he will have to run faster this time as well.Hopefully other ultra runners will join us. Juneau has...
Wildlife Spy: A gathering of cranes

...hundreds of cranes and geese erupted into the air. The eagle rocketed through it, in hot pursuit of a Canada goose flying faster than I've ever seen a goose move. They passed behind a clump of trees, and those of us watching held our breath. The goose...
Fall Arts Preview

...30-Nov. 2: "How Things Happen in Threes!"Based on the idea that things in fairy tales always happen in threes, this fast-paced musical comedy brings together seven classic stories and features music, dance, and audience interaction. It will...
Bears' Kelly 'back' in the record book

...really happy," Kelly said. She also holds the girls overall fastest 100-back record of 57.86, which was set earlier in swim as an exhibition team member and, although having a faster time, did not place first in the team results."You don't...
Runner's high (with a little help from friends)

...that community and camaraderie is still key to completing it. Fast friendsGlenn Frick brought a lot of people together in the name...despite the lows.Long-legged Stolpe, 54, wanted to run faster, but the 29-year-old Laws reined him in. Pacing is important...
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Industry could suffer if Big Thorne stalls

...says. These large sales are unsustainable; the end game is fast-paced "liquidation" of the wood and exportation to other...rate," he said. The Big Thorne sale is just too large and too fast; SEACC would prefer sales of "similar volume of timber but...
Look out for lice as school starts

As fast as these tiny insects can spread, word about lice cases doesn't move much slower among Juneau parents. In addition to news...


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