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Public speaks on marijuana cultivation ordinance

...industry fueled by greed and doesn't care about the danger to our children and problems with families created by drug addiction," Innes said. "You're our elected officials. We expect you to protect us the citizens from elements at the...
Prison program offers inmates skills for outside success

...afternoon ended with journal readings from Martha Amore's writing workshop participants, who shared short essays about drug addiction, losing custody of children and shuffling in and out of jail."Here stands a beautiful and strong rose that grew...
Life experience would make for a better juror family dynamic. I am not afraid to share that there was a dark side in my family. There has been alcoholism, drug addiction, suicide, and nearly everyone has had cancer. It's a rich history to be sure, and yes, I'm writing a book...

...three years ago, when injury halted her running, her confidence and self-esteem slipped away, and alcohol and drug addiction became a torment that seemed unbearable.Foldager considers her life these days and smiles. She has a fiance, Eric...
Micciche, Treider face off for Senate District O

...Treider said oil companies benefited from tax breaks. Meanwhile one of the largest problems on the Kenai Peninsula, drug addiction, is vastly underfunded, he said."The social costs of addiction are heartbreaking," he said. "We need to do...
Debate over Prop. 2 enters final days

...issue have merit. The cost that goes into enforcement is money that could be better spent elsewhere, she said. As a drug addiction counselor for Serenity House, a 12-bed facility with a 30-45 day treatment program, she said most people with...

...prioritize the city's most vulnerable citizens for housing.As for Mainor, he's been able to overcome his alcohol and drug addictions, afford permanent housing, receive medical and psychological attention and obtain pension benefits. Building off...

...board.Andaloro doesn't study primates. Her classes deal with addiction and the monkeys are a good metaphor for drug addiction, the monkey on your back. At her business, Fresh Start on Industrial Avenue, Andaloro teaches everything from...
Fake pot not yet major problem on the Kenai

...yet part of society's mainstream. Sellers said half of the kids she works with, kids who are being treated for drug addiction, have admitted to consuming Spice. "More than anything it's something that we've been unprepared for," Sellers...
Welfare families face five-year limit

...efforts to find work have not,'' Nordlund said. They struggle with deep-rooted problems such as alcoholism, drug addiction and mental illness, case managers say. Some land jobs that don't pay enough to end their reliance on welfare entirely...


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