Some Alaskans could lose health care coverage

...or enrollment specialist. Alaskans seeking assistance can also reach out to Thomas directly, by contacting her at (907) 966-8883. ? Contact reporter Melissa Griffiths at 523-2272 or at
Arts calendar

...Franklin Street. Details: 463-6236.Common Kings Concert, 8 p.m., Suite 907. Tickets available at Suite 907. Details: Melissa, 321-3094. Live music: Chrome Forest, 10 p.m., McGiveny's Sports Bar and Grill. Live music: DNR-A,10 p...
Case closed on dog shooting death

Police have concluded their investigation of the shooting death of an allegedly aggressive 6-year-old mixed-breed dog on North Douglas.
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.
Tlingit, Haida sign agreement with state

With a pair of signatures and a handshake between Central Council Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska President Richard Peterson and Gov. Sean Parnell on Monday, the state of Alaska has committed to developing a closer working relationship with the central council.
Message in a bottle

...cycle," Sparks said. "Fifty years the bottle's been out there somewhere."? Contact reporter Melissa Griffiths at 523-2272 or Editor's note: A message was received correcting the title of...
Recovery: A lesson in purpose

...them many difficulties and obstacles to overcome, Love maintains that, in recovery, it has left her a better person than it found her.? Contact reporter Melissa Griffiths at 523-2272 or
Rotary club to host mass ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

...and water, but participants will have to bring buckets and their philanthropic spirit. ? Contact reporter Melissa Griffiths at or at 523-2272.
Celebrating success over addiction

In a lot of recovery programs, there's a focus on anonymity, but on Saturday, people in recovery are coming out in broad daylight to celebrate their successes and to reconnect.
Recovery: A lesson in perseverance

Addiction doesn't discriminate and it doesn't let go - ask Kara Nelson. She came from a good, supportive family, she said, and she tried many times to prevail over her disease.


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