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Air chief says Fairbanks progresses on cleaner air

...reduction in particulate pollution by next year.High levels of particulate are linked to respiratory problems and heart attacks. Wood stove emissions cause most of the pollution.Edwards said cleaner-burning wood stoves, expanded bus routes...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-28/air-chief-says-fairbanks-progresses-cle
State
TV show to profile late Alaska serial killer, Isreal Keyes

...media so his daughter wouldn't be able to find any information up on the Internet or his mother wouldn't have a heart attack reading what he did.The FBI has publicly released a timeline of travels and crimes by Keyes, hoping to shed light...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-21/tv-show-profile-late-alaska-serial-kill
State
Valdez man dies of heart attack while skiing

ANCHORAGE - Alaska State Troopers say a 49-year-old Valdez man has died after suffering a heart attack while skiing at Alyeska Ski Resort.Troopers say they were notified shortly after 4 p.m. Wednesday that medics were performing...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-14/valdez-man-dies-heart-attack-while-skii
State
Students push for Fairbanks clean air rules

...micrometers or less is a health threat to the young, the elderly and the weakened. Fine particulate has been linked to heart attacks, decreased lung function and premature death in people with heart or lung disease.The federal Environmental Protection...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-23/students-push-fairbanks-clean-air-rules
State
EPA tightens requirements for new wood stoves

...is a threat to the young, the elderly and the weakened. Fine particulate absorbed by breathing has been linked to heart attacks, decreased lung function and premature death in people with heart or lung disease.The EPA has threatened sanctions...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-07/epa-tightens-requirements-new-wood-stov
State
Dying sex offender's family pleads for mercy

...taken its toll, the family said. They said he suffered head trauma when he was young, and that he had a crippling heart attack about six years ago.Mentally, he has serious issues, the prosecutors said, noting that Strickling used to sleep...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-11-13/dying-sex-offenders-family-pleads-mercy
Local
Alaska Federation of Natives elects younger leadership

...absent from Saturday's election. Former Sen. Albert Kookesh served as a co-chair for 14 years. Kookesh said a heart attack earlier this year forced him to reconsider his obligations."I want to live to be well into my 80s and 90s and if I...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-10-28/alaska-federation-natives-elects-younge
State
Kookesh, others to challenge overfishing charges

...served as a state representative from 1997 until 2005, and then as a state senator until 2013. Kookesh suffered a heart attack in March of last year and he says as a result he's been taking on fewer commitments.Kookesh said there were no plans...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-09/kookesh-others-challenge-overfishing-ch
State
Kookesh to step down as Sealaska board chair

...website on Tuesday. Kookesh has served as the board chair for 14 years.In a letter to shareholders, Kookesh said a heart attack in March has required him to cut back on work commitments. He writes that he's made a full recovery and is in good...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-02/kookesh-stepping-down-sealaska-board-ch
State | Local
The right place, the right time

...The police officer was right. An older man, who had just run a 5K earlier that morning back in 2011, had a massive heart attack and went into cardiac arrest on the sidewalk. Mahoney happened to be nearby on Ninth Street, was one of the first...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-12-26/right-place-right-time
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