Alberta Means

...Alberta Thane ""Buddy"" Means, 78, a resident of the Hillsboro community, died Friday morning, May 8, 2015 at Empres Healthcare in Hillsboro, Oregon.ALBERTA was born July 22, 1936 (her dad's 50th birthday!) in Juneau, Alaska, the daughter...
'Ugly' potential fallout from Supreme Court health care case

...intense partisanship over "Obamacare" and in some cases because of technical problems. Instead, they rely on the federal website.If the court invalidates the subsidies in those states, an estimated 8 million people could lose coverage...
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Slack Tide: Mother's Day: It's more than Capri pants and guilt

...And of course, there's Canadian Mother's Day, which is just like American Mother's Day except with free public healthcare.As an alternative to the holiday's bald-faced capitalism, the Soviet Union and its satellites celebrated the more socialist-friendly...
Sealaska rebounds from huge loss, but its operations remain in the red bonuses were paid to management, for example.Board costs were reduced through holding fewer meetings, removal of the healthcare benefit and narrowing the pay differential between the chair and other board members.Sealaska's No. 5 goal is streamlining...
My Turn: The mousetrap

...recipients of it - from pushing themselves to find better jobs or build businesses that would allow them a higher level of healthcare. Actually, it's not just philosophical, based on last year's election results. In 2014, Alaskans voted to not just...
Patients' medical records under threat

...hackers posing as doctors, hospitals or health insurance companies, said Lisa Gallagher, a cybersecurity expert at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society.Those messages require clicking on a link to get information, and patients should...
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Assembly approves 'hybrid' pool board protect the environment, respond to emergencies of all natures, explore outer space, educate our children, provide healthcare, and a multitude of other vital services."? JDHS Honorary Mayors Sophia Kaelke and Martina Worden joined the Assembly...
My Turn: Can we afford another healthcare debacle?

...prison population gets better access to healthcare than our seniors.One of the main arguments...if our focus remains primarily on healthcare access instead of cost control and proper...plunging headlong into an expensive healthcare experiment with little chance of success...
My Turn: Reasons matter, labels don't

...publicly in our Legislature when discussing healthcare. In Alaska, two programs come to mind...Alaska has suffered a shortage of healthcare providers for years, especially in...kind of meaningful conversation about healthcare. Most of us believe government has...
Northrim: Oil tax credits will pay off

...mine," he said. Jobs lost to capital creep are likely not reversible, and though there is growth in retail, tourism, healthcare and other industries, plus hopes of a renewed timber industry in about 10 years, it would take something bigger to make...


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