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Begich's health insurance idea gets look from federal government

...higher premiums each month but less out of pocket when they need care. As the level of...monthly premiums decrease and out-of-pocket costs go up. If accepted, the "Copper...there are side effects. Out-of-pocket costs would be much higher for consumers...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-15/begichs-health-insurance-idea-gets-look
State
Couple arrested again for sex in public

...were cited for having sex in public. They were arrested for indecent exposure on June 20 for having sex on the steps next to Pocket Park downtown.Several tourists witnessed the earlier act, which took place in broad daylight. Some took pictures with cellphone...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-12/couple-arrested-again-sex-public
Local
Wildlife Spy: A gathering of cranes

...watched a nesting pair of cranes on their property for more than a decade and created a "Sandhill Crane Display Dictionary" pocket guide (available on Amazon). They say the parents teach their colts to dance, strengthening the family bond. The bond is...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-09-12/wildlife-spy-gathering-cranes
Outdoors
On the Trails: Beaked whales

...sometimes octopuses, crustaceans, sea cucumbers, and tunicates.Their short pectoral fins can be folded back into shallow pockets along the side. Very little is known about their reproductive habits. They are reported to be very sensitive to high intensity...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-09-05/trails
Outdoors
BOOK/KOBO

...At least, my Kobo Mini is. It is 4 inches by 5 inches. It could theoretically fit in my pants pocket - if I was male and my pants had real pockets. And every time I turn it on, it smiles at me.Does your Kindle smile at you?And having purchased...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-09-04/bookkobo
Art
It's no longer safe to recline your airplane seat

...a sense of more space. Southwest's seats have thinner seatback magazine pockets, Alaska Airlines shrank the size of tray tables, and United moved the magazine pocket, getting it away from passengers' knees.But passengers aren't just losing...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-02/its-no-longer-safe-recline-your-airplan
State
Suspect who stole $5K gold nugget pays with credit card

...taking the nugget from a display case, trying unsuccessfully to get the clerk's attention, then putting the nugget in his pocket and walking out of the store.JPD and the Crime Line released two screenshots from the footage and asked the public to help...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-25/suspect-who-stole-5k-gold-nugget-pays-c
Local
My Turn: Fall - the season for back-to-school, new beginnings and heathcare opportunities

...Program - or for Marketplace coverage and programs including tax subsidies that help pay your premiums and lower out-of-pocket costs on your Marketplace coverage. Recent statistics show that 88 percent of Alaskans were eligible for tax subsidies, with...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-25/my-turn-fall-season-back-school-new-b
Opinion
Police target man who aimed to shoot high

...prescription-only painkiller used as a muscle relaxant and sedative, about two hours earlier. He also admitted having "coke" in his pocket, the affidavit states. The officer confiscated the bag of drugs and sent it to the state crime lab in Anchorage, which confirmed...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-27/police-target-man-who-aimed-shoot-high
Local
Rainy Day Reads: I bought an ereader

...At least, my Kobo Mini is. It is 4 inches by 5 inches. It could theoretically fit in my pants pocket - if I was male and my pants had real pockets. And every time I turn it on, it smiles at me.Does your Kindle smile at you?And having purchased...

http://juneauempire.com/blog-post/randi-spray/2014-09-04/rainy-day-reads-i-bough

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