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Voices of Alaska: The Medicaid mousetrap

...around $109 million. Medicaid is admitted even by its proponents, like the Governor...that reform is mandatory to be able to even keep the Medicaid system we have in place...like up to a 6 percent tax on providers, even if they don't have Medicaid patients...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-03/voices-of-alaska-the-medicaid-mou
Opinion
Community health care provider faces financial challenges

...1, when I get paid next on the 30th? Even then, I have my car insurance and my phone...that our grants cover this, they don't even come close to covering bad debt," she said. "They don't even come close to cover our (sliding fee scale...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-02/community-health-care-provider-faces
News
Saturday soccer roundup

...Nikiski bumped its record to 2-6. "I think it really sends the message to my girls that they have indeed been improving even though sometimes the record doesn't tilt in their favor," Nikiski coach Troy Zimmerman said. "To lose to Houston 1-0...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2015-05-02/saturday-soccer-roundup
Sports
Ruch Lowry: Baltimore, a Great Society failure

...Obama offering in response to this deep, decades-long decline? Among other things, more pre-K education and job training, even though these programs have a long history of ineffectiveness.The imperative in Baltimore should be to think and act anew...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-03/ruch-lowry-baltimore-a-great-soci
Opinion
Bob Franken: Spreading violence

...they patrol. Without them, these communities would degenerate into lawless enclaves, they insist. Here's the problem: Even with the police brutality, violence in crime reigns supreme in the poorer areas. Is that the only choice: oppression or lawlessness...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-02/bob-franken-spreading-violence
Opinion
Life in the Pedestrian Lane: Where's winter?

...conversation? Unless your career goal is botany or science teacher you probably never use it again, and seldom think of it even though it is the backbone of energy and necessary to all life (kind of like breathing ... who ever thinks of that?) but...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-05-02/life-in-the-pedestrian-lane-whe
Community
Friday soccer roundup

...equalizer."We've got a lot of youth up front, and the poise and finishing touch is just not there yet," Reemtsma said. "Even some of the older guys missed shots."I'm confident they'll hit them when the time comes."The coach said Kevin Ramos...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/sports/2015-05-01/friday-soccer-roundup
Sports
Crabapples come in many varieties (some aren't even crabby)

...or scarlet orbs dangle from the stems from autumn well into or even through the winter. The variety Calocarpa, with the unwieldy...red right to the core.In fact, a crabapple fruit does not even have to taste sour; the only thing that makes a crabapple a...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-04-30/crabapples-come-in-many-varietie
Outdoors
Bob Franken: The outside-in media

...House Correspondents' Association Dinner, but wouldn't now, even if I was invited, which I'm not. It has evolved into a country-come-to-town...their political sources, playing like they're exciting, or even interesting. I have long felt that the musical theme song for...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-28/bob-franken-the-outside-in-media
Opinion
Researchers track elusive wolverines

...participating in a bear-hair study. He has even seen wolverines on more than one occasion...wolverine were located again this year.Even as a seasoned outdoorsman, Ingman had...can all be easily mistaken for each other even in good conditions. With wind and sun...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-04-30/researchers-track-elusive-wolver
Outdoors

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