Around town for Monday, April 27

...5750 Glacier Hwy, Suite D-13. With Tom Wekenman, PhD. Free and open to all.Book signing: "This is How It Really Sounds" with author Stuart Cohen, 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, April 28, Hearthside Books at the Nugget Mall. Hearthside Books on Front...
Gov cites public confusion in not signing school bond bill

...retroactivity provision in the bill contributed to his decision not to sign the bill. He said that while the bill is legally sound and he supports efforts to reduce the state's budget, he would have preferred that this was done in a way more understandable...
FASD strategies: A needs and strength-based Focus

...developmental and learning delays; sensitivity to sound, light, texture and over-stimulation...visual imagery, they would throw the scary sound, or negativity, away.While Lexi is...have helped him with his sensitivity to sound. The daily evaluation using smiley and...
Guest Editorial: Going 'smoke free' at UAS will take more than a few campus signs

...staff are no longer allowed to smoke on campus, immediate tobacco alternatives should be offered. Despite how simple it might sound, implementing a tobacco-free campus is complicated and requires the consideration of smokers' and nonsmokers' rights...
Off the Beaten Path: The mysteries of Yakobi Island, part I

...series. At the southwest edge of Cross Sound lies Yakobi Island, a stormy rainforest...island. We were motoring across Cross Sound, toward Elfin Cove after a morning pulling...tapestry of the wilderness.Back near Cross Sound, the long-lining for halibut ended and...
My Turn: The brokenness of Alaska's legislative priorities

...when the majority of a lawmakers' trusted associates reinforce their political convictions. That influence can block out the sound of all opposition and the inner ringing of their conscience. This isn't a matter of breaking the law like Menendez is accused...
Opinion | AK legislature
Investigators: Suspect tampered with slain troopers' guns

FAIRBANKS - Sound recorders worn by two slain Alaska State Troopers recorded evidence that...the investigators in the case, testified. The recorders picked up the sound of Johnson's handgun being cocked, he said."I heard the slide of...
Kids, parents and teachers stage Capitol sit-in to protest education cuts

...swung open and spectators and lawmakers filled the second floor hallway of the Alaska State Capitol, there was an unexpected sound - the shout of a five-year-old.On Saturday, with a day to go before the scheduled end of the first session of the 29th...
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Urgent need for a sustainable budget

...sustainable budgets. For example, on his campaign website Gov. Bill Walker said: "I will make the hard choices necessary for a sounder fiscal future, including putting in place a sustainable budget."When asked during the campaign what they meant by sustainable...
Search begins for pilot in trouble over Prince William Sound

ANCHORAGE - The Coast Guard is searching for the pilot of a small airplane who reported engine trouble over Prince William Sound.Anchorage television station KTUU reported the pilot of a Cessna 180 reported he was near Perry Island. Coast Guard Petty...


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