One of the great debates — or should we say vigorous discussions — shaping up for 2016 is that of health care on the local, state and national level. On one point most of us agree: Something’s got to be done. Escalating costs are not sustainable. On the best way to solve the myriad of problems...Thu, 12/10/2015 - 8:43am
Gov. Bill Walker on Friday encouraged two diverse Homer audiences not to overreact or panic as the state makes some changes and figures its way out of a budget deficit of about $3.5 billion. Contrary to “Alaska being on the rocks,” as one BBC reporter said during a recent interview, Walker said,...Wed, 10/14/2015 - 2:13pm
Eat your veggies. Aim for a rainbow of colors every day. Chew your food. Try 20 times per bite. But skip the milk, cheese and meat. And while you’re at it, take it easy on the salt, sugar and oil. That’s just a sample of the advice Phil Eherenman gives students in his seven-week Food for Life co...Wed, 10/29/2014 - 3:58pm
With the first session of the 28th Alaska State Legislature set to adjourn April 14 and with Juneau having celebrated the 100th birthday of the Alaska legislature last month, former state Sen. Vic Fischer has a wish: “I would love to see the kind of bipartisanship that we had during my service in ...Wed, 04/10/2013 - 3:11pm
Vic Fischer had me at hello. From the moment he stepped to the microphone at a classroom on the Kachemak Bay Campus, the 88-year-old Alaska icon awed his audience with unscripted stories of a life that took him from his boyhood in Nazi Germany and Stalinist Russia to a seat at the table in Fairbanks...Mon, 03/04/2013 - 2:21pm
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