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Emergency halibut bycatch cut sought

...step in the right direction. We kind of went it alone at first and now we have council help."Alverson agrees that the health of small boat halibut fisheries is at stake. Some Bering Sea halibut quota holders in his organization would not be...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-26/emergency-halibut-bycatch-cut-sought
Outdoors
Health center faces staffing challenges

...could accomplish anything. But now the health center is struggling to keep its...practitioner Janna Brewster, has departed. The health center also lacks a dentist and...his home town, Lovishchuk said. The health center, which provides cost-free...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-17/health-center-faces-staffing-challenges
Local
American Indian, Alaska Native organizations back transboundary protections

...Alaska's Congressional delegation and environmental regulators, and holding many meetings sharing their concerns."The health of our rivers and streams is paramount for Alaska Natives and American Indians, especially those who rely on our traditional...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-19/american-indian-alaska-native-organi
Outdoors
Southeast by the (updated) numbers

...Schijvens said.It came as a surprise to Schijvens that the health care industry saw a decline - though small at just 1...industry, a good year for seafood, a turnaround for the health care industry's small decline and a comeback for timber...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-19/southeast-updated-numbers
Local
ConocoPhillips: Oil prices won't impact investments

...year 2016 and '17 after a decline in 2015.A recent large state lease sale on the North Slope is another indicator of the health of the Alaska oil industry and evidence that MAPA is working for Alaska, Moriarty said. AOGA advocated for MAPA before...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-18/conocophillips-oil-prices-wont-impact-i
Local
Juneau to host health insurance enrollment

South East Alaska Regional Health Consortium is hosting two presentations to provide information on how to enroll in the Health Insurance Marketplace. The first presentation will be noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, at the downtown Juneau Public Library...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-11-22/juneau-host-health-insurance-enroll
Neighbors
Medicaid system expansion could be months away

...infrastructure in order to make those things happen," Davidson said. "But we also need to think about investing in the health care of Alaskans as another important infrastructure investment, because we want Alaskans to be as productive as possible...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-15/medicaid-system-expansion-could-be-mont
State
My Turn: Health care math doesn't add up for Alaskans

...to Americans why she had to push the health care reform bill through in such...delayed or changed more than 30 of the health care law's provisions. Earlier...even with these cost increases, the health insurers were still going to lose...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-03/my-turn-health-care-math-doesnt-add-a
Opinion
Keeping your health law plan may mean a premium hike

...analysts said as the government released details Friday.The Health and Human Services department released a massive computer...a month.Part of the reason for such shifts is that the health care law was designed like a voucher system.You get...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-16/keeping-your-health-law-plan-may-mean-p
State
Empire Editorial: When the helpers need help

...struggles borne by SAGA, less-known as the Southeast Alaska Guidance Association, mean we should be concerned about the health of our trails, our riverbanks and our public use cabins. In the last few years, youths organized by SAGA have cleaned...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-16/empire-editorial-when-helpers-need-he
Opinion

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