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Chenault plans to propose AGDC amendment

JUNEAU - House Speaker Mike Chenault on Monday said he plans to propose allowing out-of-state residents to serve on the board of directors of a corporation that could play a key role in a major liquefied natural gas project in Alaska.
Voices of the Peninsula: Alaskans deserve the best when taking on the best

When you get ready to make a significant decision in life, whether it is buying a car or home, choosing a career, or having to work through a legal matter, you want the best on your side.
Rising from nothing

Valerie was able to pack two suitcases before leaving St. Michael, but 38 years worth of her belongings remain there, including irreplaceable items like her children's handprints from when they were young.
Night exams remain on delay

It's likely to be several months before overnight sexual assault exams return to Central Peninsula Hospital, but it doesn't mean that late night emergencies will go without care.
October proclaimed Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Mayors of the cities of Kenai and Soldotna last week presented executive director of The LeeShore Center Cheri Smith with official proclamations making October Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
Domestic violence numbers an eye opener

If you're a woman living on the Kenai Peninsula, you have a more than 50 percent chance of being a victim of domestic or sexual violence in your lifetime.
Trial for Tyonek domestic violence case begins

A Kenai Superior Court Jury heard testimony from three of the state's witnesses in a domestic violence case, including the alleged victim, on Tuesday. Virgil McCord, Jr.
Bullying back in the spotlight

The furor coming out of the Miami Dolphins locker room has brought the topics of bullying and workplace harassment into the national conversation, but the sad truth of the matter is that this is hardly an isolated incident.
Study shows high number of Kenai Peninsula women victimized

More than half of women living on the Kenai Peninsula have experienced partner or sexual violence in their lifetime, according to a new study.
'Home again'

Green plastic Army men line Maria Work's new apartment window to keep safe the hope she almost lost. Hope that dimmed when her marriage fell apart. Hope she almost lost after being drugged and raped, twice.


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