Alaska is beating drunk driving

...over decades. That trend is confirmed by other data.The Alaska Highway Safety Office keeps track of fatal car accidents statewide and records if alcohol was involved. In 1994, 47.1 percent of the state's 70 fatal crashes involved a driver with alcohol...
Court: Texas abortion clinics stay open a local hospital.The clinics said enforcing the new regulations would lead to a second major wave of clinic closures statewide since the law was enacted in 2013. Texas had 41 abortion clinics in 2012; 19 remain.The admitting privileges requirement...
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'Mind blowing' flames destroy homes in Washington state

...Sweltering heat above 100 degrees, tinder-dry brush and strong winds helped fuel it.Last month, Inslee declared a statewide drought emergency.State Lands Commissioner Peter Goldmark has banned all outdoor fires on state land protected by the Natural...
A soldier's - and a poet's - wilderness station

...Review, Tidal Echoes, Potomac Review,, Literary Mama, Juneau Poetry Omnibus and the 49 Writers blog.The statewide writing group 49 Writers has also been a boon to her writing life, Jensen said."Writing can be pretty lonely and often...
Southeast writers honored in statewide haiku contest

The Salmon Project recently announced the winners of its annual Salmon Haiku Contest, a statewide competition that encourages participants to express their enthusiasm for and understanding of salmon habitat in Alaska. Three...
Alaska violence prevention coordinator recognized with national award

...leaders in Alaska. Rausch coordinates statewide violence prevention programming including...also participated in the evaluation of a statewide violence prevention education program...Alaska. Rausch helped build Alaska's statewide capacity for violence prevention through...
Across state, early salmon catches underweight

...particularly in the areas adjacent to the Gulf of Alaska. Workers statewide from offices of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, or...Sands said he'd been hearing about the small sockeye sizes statewide, but did not have enough information to make the call about...
Lewis Law Firm comes to Juneau

...manager for the Alaska Public Employees Association, which joined with the American Federation of Teachers in 1990. It is a statewide union representing state supervisors, education support staff, faculty and trades staff at the University of Alaska, local...
Confederate heritage group loses its Southern influence

...endorsed the current design in 2001. Gov. Phil Bryant has not declared his intentions yet, but the entire legislature and all statewide officers will be pushed to take their stands.The Sons don't plan to surrender.In South Carolina, where the group helped...
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Alaska teen brings home national poetry prize

...ADN Creative Writing Competition with a short story about her mother's hometown, "That Mountain Village." Winning the statewide contest gave her the confidence to sign up for the Poetry Out Loud competition sponsored by the National Endowment for the...


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