For Kobe, it is open season

...startling chill.One moment he rages with competitiveness. The next moment, his throat is thick with humility.He winces in pain. He reflects with wisdom. He jokes about his shortcomings. He fights against frailty.It's taken 19 years, but it feels...
Bustin' Out the new bras

...size, handed to her off the shelves of generic brand-name lingerie stores. She suffered the consequences: back pain, chest pain and frustration."When I was in high school and following the sizing charts from the Victoria Secret website - or...
My Turn: Suicide - an uncomfortable subject

...suicide didn't seek help because of the stigma associated with mental illness. Compounding the problem, relatives took great pains to avoid discussion and disclosure of suicides within their families.This is changing largely due to the efforts of organizations...
Alaska Editorial: A dwindling appetite for megaprojects with the rest of the state road system still would be unfeasible. The Knik Arm bridge would ease Anchorage's growing pains, but is a shorter commute to the Matanuska-Susitna Valley a more pressing need than, say, doing something about high energy...
Entertainment value in most bowl games is questionable and overpriced

...The way it stands now, right after the bowl game, they can start counting the days till spring practice. The aches and pains will barely heal.Then there is the biggest issue of all. The bowl system itself.There are 39 of them, and 36 are merely...
Fairbanks public school district settles sexual-assault lawsuit Fowlkes.Michael Kramer represented the family is the civil lawsuit."While this financial settlement cannot undue the pain endured by this young man, it can provide them some small comfort and long-term security during their difficult recovery...
Learning to ask 'the' suicide question

...professionals in the area.)Most people don't want to die, Gallanos reminded the group. They're just in such severe emotional pain that they're looking for a way out. At least try to get a commitment from them that they will get help when you're trying...
Penn's top picks news story, I'm always sort of on high alert, because of the potential to be offensive to somebody or to cause more pain - you're usually going to something where people have experience some trauma, and a news photographer is the last thing they...
Mental health center opens in Fairbanks

...facilities and a social gathering place.Northern Hope board of directors chairman Greg Young said the clubhouse experienced growing pains and has undergone a complete reorganization, which led to the new center."We came of age, not chronologically, but we...
Thanksgiving was fire and (mostly) crime free

...medical calls on Thursday. One was for a report of chest pain, two for difficulty breathing, one for a transport...responded to three medical calls for a report of knee pain, back pain and a fire alarm. The fire alarm was a false alarm...


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