...percent of the market.For Maryland's Evergreen Health Co-op, lackluster enrollment...even give shoppers the actual costs of Evergreen's policies that included out-of-pocket...the next open enrollment in November. Evergreen changed gears to focus more on offering...

Les Palmer: All about the black spruce

...fishing any river in Southcentral Alaska, that "sweeper" leaning over the water probably is a black spruce. A scraggly evergreen that looks like it was designed by Dr. Seuss, it's also called swamp spruce. Black spruce are common on the Kenai Peninsula...

Native plants offer fruit, beauty

...blueberry relative also ideal as a native fruit is lingonberry (V. vitis-idaea). This half-foot-high plant sports evergreen leaves as lustrous as those of holly and as dainty as mouse ears.In spring and again in summer, flowers dangle from lingonberry...

Refuge Notebook: Winter Solstice is for the birds

...National Wildlife Refuge, I frequently saw this songbird - once called the "Myrtle warbler" - foraging in wax myrtle, an evergreen shrub related to myrica gale that grows along wetland edges in the Kenai Lowlands. Wax myrtle grows along the Atlantic and...

DOT&PF hears comment on Sterling Highway safety designs

...between 2000 and 2012 there were 12 fatal crashes resulting in 16 deaths on the Sterling Highway. Between Boundary Street and Evergreen Street, 10 of the accidents occurred with 13 of the total deaths.Between the Kenai Spur and Moose River there were 721...


...she's performed during an Academy Awards broadcast in 36 years.Streisand won the Academy Award for best original song for "Evergreen" in 1977. She also sang the theme from "A Star Is Born" that night.She won the Oscar for best actress for 1968's...

Arts & Entertainment
Bottled Up

Opens Friday, Feb 28, 2014 Synopsis: A compassionate mother ponders sacrificing her own happiness in order to care for her drug-addicted daughter in this drama from Evergreen writer/director Enid Zentelis. Months after being injured in a car accident, Faye's daughter Sylvie still claims to suffer debilitating back pain. When Sylvie refuses physical therapy, her growing addiction to pain killers becomes apparent to everyone but Faye. Later, when handsome environmentalist Beckett comes to town, Faye begins to see him as the solution to all of her daughter's problems. Meanwhile, the growing friendship between Faye and Beckett may be the only thing that can open the devoted mother's eyes to the depths of her daughter's suffering. Once Sylvie's crippling pill addiction finally becomes clear to Faye, she must make a decision that no parent would wish upon their worst enemy. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Melissa Leo, Marin Ireland, Josh Hamilton, Jamie Harrold Movie Details Buy Tickets Movie Review

An Outdoor View: A little mercury with your fish?

ANACORTES, WASHINGTON -- While visiting relatives in the Evergreen State, I got to wondering whether it's safe to eat the fish caught here. The answer is yes and no. Some species, such as...

Film industry: Extend Alaska production tax credit

...If the state's tax credit program goes away, so will the complex being developed in Anchorage by Devlin's company, Evergreen Films, for 3D productions, which would be a first in Alaska. The highly technical equipment already in place would be shipped...


...daughters on Oct. 8, 2013, ,in Wenatchee, Wash. He was 87.A private family graveside service was held October 11, 2013 at Evergreen Memorial Park, East Wenatchee, Wash.Paul was born Dec. 19, 1925, and spent his childhood years in Sioux City, Iowa...



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