Ida Ann Barnack

...years, Ida's volunteer activities began in earnest as she worked steadily in the community to improve the lives of our most vulnerable families. Ida had a deep commitment to serving the poor and those who needed the most help. She volunteered at the St...
Park halts cable project

...first stage of a backdoor connection between Alaska and the Yukon.That Canadian territory is currently served by a single, vulnerable cable stretching south along the Alaska Highway, and outages are not uncommon. Southeast Alaska is connected to the Outside...
From Australia to Zambia, slowing China economy causes pain

...euro currency, Australia's economy kept growing through the recession years of 2008 and 2009.But Australia was uniquely vulnerable to China's slowdown and its move away from heavy investment. Australia produces a third of the world's iron ore, and...
Nation and World
Falling in between the cracks

...exists a subgroup of people classified as vulnerable. Their greatest vulnerability - a premature...time spent living on the streets for vulnerable individuals is more than nine years...only one facility in the works for the vulnerable (homeless population)."The project...
'Compassionate' volunteers needed for homeless survey

...them conduct a survey of Juneau's vulnerable homeless population.Travis Keller...list. Let's figure out who the most vulnerable folks are in our community,'" Keller...Juneau, 8 to 10 percent were deemed "vulnerable" (or high likelihood of premature...
Anchorage teen among poets honored by first lady class of National Student Poets for their bravery to be vulnerable and sharing their deepest thoughts.The first lady the Blue Room."It takes a level of bravery to be that vulnerable, to stand up in this room- this historic place with these...
Parnell's bill would protect vulnerable Alaskans

...Sean Parnell has proposed legislation aimed at protecting vulnerable Alaskans - including the elderly and those with protect those that he considers among the state's most vulnerable residents. Hearings have begun on his proposal that, among...
Regional News
My Turn: Will you help us look out for our vulnerable neighbors?

...Winter will be here soon. The season can be hard on adults who are vulnerable for some reason ? such as a disability, health condition, or old age. More than 5,600 vulnerable Alaskan adults were at risk for abuse or were victims of self-neglect...
My Turn: Taking a stand for a balanced government

...including substance abuse treatment, to vulnerable Alaskans.We believe his action is...Medicaid today covers Alaska's most vulnerable: families, pregnant mothers, disabled...current system in order to protect the vulnerable Alaskans Medicaid currently serves...
Glory Hole releases information from recent survey of the homeless

...likely to die on the street;? Vulnerable individuals were homeless for an average...reported having been to jail with vulnerable individuals having been jailed significantly more than their non-vulnerable counterparts.Efforts continue...


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