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Jordan Creek not so weak?

...important salmon and trout habitat in Juneau, the Juneau Watershed Partnership remains "cautiously optimistic" about the health of the stream, organization board member Amy Sumner said.The creek, in the Mendenhall Valley, has been on the Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-18/jordan-creek-not-so-weak
Local
Senate passes new approach to pension obligation

...teachers' system has been in the danger zone in terms of the health of retirement systems, Teal has said. With the infusion...Senate Finance Committee's approach was to improve the health of the pension systems while also lowering payment costs...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-20/senate-passes-new-approach-pension-obli
State | AK legislature
'Jackson's Law' clears house

...who died in December 2012 as a result of a failure in the health care system, the Goodwins said."The only thing that separated him from breathing was the health care that was provided that day that was a mistake...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-18/jacksons-law-clears-house
State | AK legislature
USDA files complaint against UAF over musk oxen deaths

...preceding the complaint, the USDA said research staff members were told not to contact the attending veterinarian about the health problems for fear of reprisal from the university's Office of Research Integrity, with which the veterinarian was...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-17/usda-files-complaint-against-uaf-over-m
State
House panel moves Gov.'s pension plan

...is in worse shape, Teal said, with a funding ratio that he told Senate Finance is in the "danger zone" in terms of the health of retirement systems. That funding ratio is about 52 percent, according to the state departments of Administration...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-16/house-panel-moves-govs-pension-plan
State | AK legislature
Edelman Scholarship now accepting applications

...awarded to Southeast Alaskan students who intend to pursue a degree in the Health Science fields at an accredited college. The application deadline...provide financial assistance to students who are seeking a degree in the Health Sciences field.

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-04-13/edelman-scholarship-now-accepting-a
Neighbors
Alaska ad proudly ties Begich to 'Obamacare'

...unapologetically associate a Democrat with the health care law in a tightly contested Senate...ads criticizing Begich for backing the health care law.Democratic strategists...groups to decide whether embracing the health law is popular in Alaska. "Good...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-14/alaska-ad-proudly-ties-begich-obamacare
State
Letter: Want pool to stay open? Tell it to City Hall

...character and quality of residential living in this part of Juneau. Protect this valuable long-term investment in the health and well being of Juneau. Let's keep the Augustus Brown pool open.If you are one of those people who have directly...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-04-11/letter-want-pool-stay-open-tell-it-ci
Letters
Letter: Affordable Care Act unfair to small businesses

...businesses to be forced to shoulder yet another tax burden. The health insurance tax provision within the Affordable Care Act...Premium Protection Act. If enacted, this bill will repeal the health insurance tax, and hopefully it will save small businesses...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-03-28/letter-affordable-care-act-unfair-sma
Letters
Juneau Community Foundation seaks sponsors

...funding support from April 1 to June 1. The foundation offers financial grants to organizations that benefit and enhance the health, education and welfare of individuals in Southeast Alaska. Applications will be evaluated based on the quality of the...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-04-06/juneau-community-foundation-seaks-s
Neighbors

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