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Child-labor law

...dangerous, such as operating heavy equipment or using sharp tools, are prohibited. Children under 14 may work only as newspaper carriers, entertainers, baby sitters, and other odd jobs in private homes. The restrictions loosen as they grow up...
AK newspaper carrier finds dead man on driveway

ANCHORAGE - Anchorage police say a newspaper carrier stumbled upon a 63-year-old man who died on his driveway early morning Friday. KTUU News reports that police think John Larsen...
Regional News
Wrap-around philosophy supports seniors with older adults during the course of their everyday work activities. They may include neighbors, mail and newspaper carriers, heating company staff, police department personnel, bank tellers, apartment managers and telephone company...
86-year-old pedestrian fatally injured

...wasn't injured, was taken to the hospital for evaluation and released, said a hospital spokeswoman. Dedrick was a newspaper carrier at the Empire for 17 years, said supervisor Ernie Williams. "He was one of the very first original carriers...
Finding hidden elders in need of help

...then make just one phone call to connect them with services. Gatekeepers may be bank tellers, postal workers, newspaper carriers, police officers, fire fighters, pharmacists, customer representatives, property managers - anyone who comes...
Inside Out

...better saw. In the third attempt in late July, they cut the chain, but were scared away by an imposing figure a newspaper carrier. The most recent try connected their truck to the cash machine with a tow strap and chain. It didn't work either...
Editor's corner

...inaccessible walkways. Our goal is to deliver newspapers in a timely manner, but also to make it safe for the newspaper carriers. The recent snow pileups, especially in back-road areas where plowing is not often on the same schedule as our...
City searches for revenue among tax exemptions

...staff to draft ordinances to remove sales tax exemptions from casual and isolated sales, such as garage sales; newspaper carriers who collect at time of delivery; transportation of students to and from school; school-sanctioned group activities...
Alaska editorial: Self-defense law does not mean fire at will

...or give anyone license to kill whenever they feel offended or threatened. The recent case of a man shooting at a newspaper carrier he suspected of being a burglar is a textbook example of irresponsibility that could have been fatal. Stupidity...
Gatekeepers can provide safety for elderly

...their work day. A postal carrier notices mail accumulating in the mailbox of an elderly man who lives alone. The newspaper carrier notices newspapers piling up at an elder's home and when he knocks at the door, no one answers. The bank teller...


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