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Fears, hopes loom as wages set to jump

...can benefit a lot of people. "I think it's a good thing. It will help people support their families, so they can buy food," he said. Many people believe that the wage increase will help average citizens, and others also trust that it will...
More than 100 stranded at Kenai Airport after United Airlines flight diversion

...Anderson said. Through out the night Anderson and her co-workers made trips in their own vehicles to Walmart to buy food, water, pillows and blankets. Several passengers who were critical of how United Airlines handled the situation spoke...
Brown Bears hoping to end slump

...least 250 items of food, but Beauparlant has told his team to shoot for 400. Fans can bring food items to the game, or buy food items at the game, to get tickets that will be used to raffle off prizes....Saturday, the Marines will be doing...
Less money for food

...those in need to increase with SNAP reductions, he is prepared to increase the per individual help if necessary. "We buy food on a regular basis," Fanning said. "If we need to buy more food we will."To try and combat bad nutrition resulting...

...end of the Great Depression of the 1930s. The government subsidized the cost of blue stamps that poor people used to buy food from farm surpluses.The idea was revived in the 1960s and expanded under Johnson into a permanent program that sold...
Perils of Polly: Purmamarca surprise for Polly

...the road. She was quite shocked and quickly began talking on the phone to other people. Then we headed to the store to buy food and water. We imagined that people from Chile would begin pouring into the tiny village and fill it up, unable to go...
Chuitna could be boon for borough: Coal mine developers still have environmental challenges to address

...significant amount for the borough, but low enough to facilitate PacRim's ability to hire long-term employees and buy food and other supplies from the Kenai area. For now, these theoretical booms to the local economy remain figments of the...
Thanking Scouts who helped the hungry

...pound or item. In 2010, Alaska ranked 29th of the 50 states regarding food hardship, defined as the lack of money to buy food that families need. The City of Anchorage ranked 26th of 100 large metropolitan statistical areas regarding food hardship...
"Whole Food for the Whole Community" ...Farmers Fresh Market at Food Bank

...and give one to the Food Bank or we have a cash donation can where they can like leave a tip for the Food Bank and we buy food for distribution with their cash contributions," she explained. Bonnie says more and more people are coming and they...
Youngest students share wisdom, too

...their parents.""Go to college so you can learn a lot and you can be responsible. Get a good job and raise money to buy food for the rest of your family."- Brooklynn Reed, 6, Mr. Matthew Epplin's class"Do a good job in school. Be nice...


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