ALICE training reaches Soldotna students

...has always been told to hide and wait."I think it's better that they're letting us leave the room and get out and get safe and actually fight back if we have to," he said.Gibbs got the chance to test the theory when he volunteered, along with...
FASD: Talk about it or 'pay for it' 180 children suspected of having FASD are reported to the Alaska Birth Defects Registry each year.? There is no known safe amount of alcohol to consume during pregnancy.? Women should stop drinking prior to trying to conceive - alcohol can cause...
Around town for Monday, Jan. 26

...fifth floor conference room, Room 541. Public invited. A safe, fun environment to learn public speaking skills. Details...personal boundaries, naming and expressing feelings, keeping it safe at home, chemical use and abuse, self-esteem, families and...
Around town for Tuesday, Jan. 27

...796-8975.Taku Toastmasters, noon-1 p.m., Federal Building, fifth floor conference room, Room 541. Public invited. A safe, fun environment to learn public speaking skills. Details: Velja, 321-4988.Contract bridge, 1-4 p.m., Juneau Senior...
In Walker's budget proposal, Corrections and Health take biggest hits

...Corrections, public safety, law, the court and public defender systems must work together to reduce costs and keep Alaskans safe ? and avoid the need to build another prison. ... I also want services privatized to maximize local, nonprofit and tribal...
State | AK legislature
Walker administration won't revisit SB21

...sure that they will go down," he said. "What makes economists nervous is price stability. At this point, I think it's safe to say we're in a low price period. Chances are with the supply and demand, that would suggest that you will have some price...
State | AK legislature
Empire Editorial: Obama 'declares war' on Alaska

...responsibly, with a minimum of damage to the environment. Contrast the gruesome environmental damage in Nigeria with the clean and safe operations of the North Slope. They are not flawless, but they remain the best in the world.Perhaps it is for the best that...
Run softly but carry a big hiking stick

...water ... preferably not as an ingredient in beer. Yes, there are lots of streams and waterfalls, but unless you know it is safe from little bug-a-boos, it is better to have a vest or bottle full of something you filled. Hydration is key.Make sure...
Eyak's sinking leaves Port Alexander isolated

Four people and a dog are safe today after being plucked from their sinking boat 16 miles south of Sitka.The loss of the fishing tender Eyak is more than a...
Heavy rain puts boats at risk

...Harbors Department recommends boat owners check their vessels' mooring lines, bilges, pumps and tarps. Boat owners are encouraged to ensure vessels are in safe working condition. Questions can be directed to CBJ Docks & Harbors at 586-5255.


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