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Community watch on the rise on the Kenai Peninsula

...municipal police departments. "One thing I think we can probably, reasonably agree on is that property crimes and drug addiction go hand and hand," said Lt. Dane Gilmore at a Sterling community meeting on Oct. 10. Many people at community...
Nikiski residents discuss law enforcement service area

...claimed creating a law enforcement service area is a small fix for a larger issue, which they say is high rates of drug addiction in Nikiski. One attendee asked what kind of crime statistics were used to determine that Nikiski indeed has a crime...
District 1 candidates on the issues

...guideposts for evaluating any regulations suggested by the Marijuana Task Force will be whether they make the existing drug addiction problem worse and whether they protect children and families. The existing rule for alcohol in the borough - for...
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...
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...
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...
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...

...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...


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