Alaska's high health care costs drive patients out of state

...began researching the costs of lap band bariatric surgery, a procedure that causes weight loss by restricting the amount of food a person's stomach can hold.Her insurance didn't cover the procedure, so she was looking to finance the surgery on her...
Police & Fire for Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015

...Capital City Fire/Rescue responded to eight EMS calls, a transport call and a fire alarm on Willoughby Avenue sounded by burnt food.? On Sunday, CCFR responded to 10 EMS calls, including a 4:50 a.m. call for a single vehicle accident on Glacier Highway...
UAS yields key data for fishing industry

...essential to fish habitats, and the structure and functioning of marine food webs. Information from NOAA's research is provided to the North Pacific...eagles and sea lions - coming through because we have this massive food source here."
When refugees arrive in US, here's what they can expect

...immediately eligible for a work permit. Social services, including job placement programs, are available to refugees for up to five years.___OTHER ASSISTANCE:Low-income refugees may also be eligible for food-assistance programs.
Nation and World
Coffee with Ethel: An Alaska Native leader looks back

...They were taken away from their homes at ages 5, 6, 7, up to teenagers and put in a strange environment and eating strange food. I was just loved working with them."Lund was accepted to a physical therapy school at the University of Wisconsin in Madison...
My Turn: Keep Alaskan food pesticide free

...oysters are all high quality foods sold worldwide. Produced in near shore waters, these foods face a new risk: the State...want to have to wonder if this food is going to make my family and...Let's keep Alaskans and our food pesticide free.? Cindy Wyatt...
E. coli in Northwest marks Chipotle's 3rd outbreak this year

...Chipotle is related to a fresh food product such as lettuce or other...of cross-contamination of food because the cases are connected...Customers tend to return to eating foods that caused illnesses as, said Darren Seifer, a food analyst at market research firm...
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Photos: Get real

Putting food on the... lunch table?: Thunder Mountain High School senior Sara Wood is trying to figure out if she can afford groceries...
McDonald's fries return to Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela - Fast food lovers in shortage-plagued Venezuela are enjoying greasy French fries at McDonald's franchises once again after the side dish...
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Book review: Ernestine Hayes' 'Blonde Indian

...Raven now is born."Descriptions of food gathering and preparation are repeated...emphasizing the contrast between Native foods and a growing dependence on store-bought...poignant and complex, "I miss the food of my childhood. I can neither gather...


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