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Regular mail becomes less so in village

...because she couldn't afford to lift heavy boxes. He said his daughter had been asking for backup help.A Postal Service worker from the western Alaska village of Teller just arrived Wednesday and will stay through the end of next week to help...
Courts Roundup: heroin, hydrocodone, food stamp fraud

...the fact that her husband was working and earning an income. A case worker with the Department of Health and Social Services worker noticed the discrepancies during a routine paperwork check. ? Contact reporter Emily Russo Miller at emily.miller...
'Deadliest Catch' fishery gears up for late start

...We're going stir-crazy because we want to fish."With the end of the shutdown, the National Marine Fisheries Service workers returned to work Thursday.The goal is to get the necessary permits issued by the end of the week, said Julie Speegle...
Merger refreshes Juneau's housing problem

...people like the homeless, the elderly, people with physical and/or mental disabilities, minimum wage earners and service workers to buy or rent homes.Removing people from transitional, temporary and emergency housing and helping them get into...
Sign up for Pioneers' Home

...Alzheimer's Disease. The nurses, aides, administrators, therapists, housekeepers, even the maintenance and food service workers interrupt their regular duties to listen to the residents. It is truly impressive how loving and dedicated the staff...
Alaska Air chief upbeat about airline's future

...Contract baggage handlers who replaced unionized ramp service workers are doing a better job after their employer, Menzies...more than 3,000 clerical, office and passenger-service workers. Earlier this year, Alaska ordered a fleet-wide...
Officials want to halt handouts to beggars

ANCHORAGE - The mayor, businesspeople and social service workers in Anchorage are asking people to stop giving money to street beggars and instead give to agencies that assist needy people. Mayor...
Where a logging ban and local hopes collide

...said Metlakatla Mayor Sol Atkinson. "Our council had to scramble to make sure everybody had food. The social-service workers were checking on the kids. Next year, we fear it is going to be worse." Ketchikan's political and business leaders...
State gets dismal review of child protection service

...less than mothers. A handful of parents and their advocates attended the morning briefing along with judges, social service workers and attorneys. The review found that parents need a bigger voice in their cases and more help with their children...
AWARE shelter celebrates 25 years

...the victim wants it reported. An exception is made for child abuse, because of a state law that requires social service workers to report it. The question of whether to leave an abusive relationship is left to the victim. "Domestic violence...


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