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Recreational facilities face frugal future

...resurfacer. One notable change is that businesses which sell alcohol may advertise now, as long as selling alcohol is not their primary focus. Anderson has also been working on developing partnerships with different organizations and businesses for skating...
74 ideas, one goal

...assembly members said increased zoning density, re-evaluation of subdivision standards and property tax exemptions were their primary goals for affordable housing. Of the 74 items in the housing matrix, seven are covered by the proposed changes to...
Douglas residents lobby for simple solution at Treadwell

...empowered board?" he asked.While those who testified did not have a solid opinion on creating an empowered board, their primary concern was keeping costs low for children using the rink.Residents were confused about the role of an empowered...
Parnell picks apart issues

...a repeal vote on the general ballot was successful. Short-lived investments?On August 19, when voters submit their primary votes for elected officials they will also be faced with a "yes or no" question that carries substantial economic...
Health care marketplace enrollment opens in November

...deductibles and premiums. To decide which plan to choose, an individual should look at factors like which network their primary physician belongs to - "That was particularly challenging in Juneau," she said. Many Alaskans may qualify for tax...
KSM Pt. 2: A river runs through it, and that's the problem

...Gitanyow have for thousands of years used the Nass River, located in the same watershed as the tailings facility, as their primary source of salmon. The Nass River empties into the ocean just south of Alaska's border.In a report prepared in...
Board picks firm for superintendent search

...AASB is a very busy organization," she said. "I'm sure they'd be able to give us time, but this isn't their primary job, this is one of the things they do."However, she said, "last time we got a good candidate," referring...
Native speakers focus of voting rights trial

...officials testifying in a Native voting rights trial say they work hard to help Native language speakers, and describe their primary tools as bilingual poll and outreach workers who know the people in their villages.Becka Baker, election supervisor...
Coast Guard encourages safety for Alaska boaters during Independence Day celebration

...critical marine infrastructure safe.Emergency communicationsMariners are encouraged to invest in a VHF-FM radio as their primary means of distress calls on the water. Communication via VHF-FM radio is significantly more reliable than that of a...
Alaskans taking risks with sex

...Parenthood offer services on a sliding scale. If people can't pay, they don't have to.She said people can also visit their primary care providers with health concerns, though the young man interviewed said he would choose to go somewhere more anonymous...


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