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State Expert: Peninsula population older than rest of Alaska

...Anchorage compared to the peninsula, in the retirement age group, out-migration is higher for Anchorage than the peninsula."Some of our incoming is Anchorage's outgoing," noted Derotha Ferraro, one of the audience members at the talk.
Arneson defends Spit Run crown: Marriage proposal pleases crowd

...the Land's End finish line. "John's story is the prime example of why the hospital partakes in this event," Derotha Ferraro, director of public relations for South Peninsula Hospital, said. "He has shared his lifelong passion for health...
Most fish?

...fishery. Lower Cook Inlet is consistently a little larger," said Meyer.As far as the sign at the top of Baycrest, Derotha Ferraro, a former chamber executive director, recalled the sign was a product of chamber members in the mid- to late-1980s...
Borough, SPH sign new pact

...cost greater than $100,000. A termination provision was revised to clarify grounds for ending the agreement. Derotha Ferraro, public relations manager for the hospital, said hospital board members agreed the new pact was an improvement over...
Business booming on the peninsula

...facilities (on the peninsula), people are more likely to stay home and do more of their shopping," he said. Derotha Ferraro, director of the Homer Chamber of Commerce, has lived near the end of the highway for five years. "Incredible...
Peninsula's economic future up in air after Sept. 11

...certain Sept. 11 has affected tourism. "There was a pretty significant immediate impact of nine-one-one," said Derotha Ferraro, director of the Homer Chamber of Commerce. "The rest of September really hurt, especially for things like hunting...
Islamic hackers use Homer Web site to promote al-Qaida

...else's site, so that instead of looking at photos of Homer you're looking at al-Qaida propaganda,'' he said. Derotha Ferraro, executive director of the Homer Chamber of Commerce, looked at the site Monday night after hearing about it from...
SPH gets Certificate of Need

...use of that area, the state said. "We are certainly pleased with the outcome, although not surprised," said Derotha Ferraro, director of public relations for the hospital, adding that hospital workers, borough officials and the community...
SPH gets go-ahead to expand

...about that, that folks took enough interest in health care issues that they took the time to vote,? Franz said. Derotha Ferraro, the hospital?s marketing coordinator, kept a close eye on the borough?s Web site, waiting for the results to be posted...
Seasonal flu yet to come: Officials encourage precautions seeing average to below-average numbers of people visiting the emergency room for flu-like symptoms, said Derotha Ferraro, SPH director of public affairs. Visits per week since November have ranged from three to five. "As far as visits...


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