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K-Beach flooding area sees slow progress

...thinking and is not interested in waiting for the borough to study the issue before taking action when people's homes and health are at risk. "I'm not one for relying on the government for anything," he said. "I think the citizens can get together...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-25/k-beach-flooding-area-sees-slow-prog
News
Soldotna medical practice continues to grow

...electronically, Lee said. "In addition to the routine electronic health records, we are working to get all of our patients registered...challenging, especially in rural Alaska, Lathrop said. Behavioral health, including anxiety and depression, or more severe chronic...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-22
Community
Walker: Alaska will weather fiscal storm

...pledge to expand Medicaid to cover low-income Alaskans without health coverage."This is moving forward. We were surprised to learn...payment system but in the previous week his Commissioner of Health and Social Services Valerie Davidson told reporters that the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-21/walker-alaska-will-weather-fiscal-st
News
Broker enrolls about 1,000 Alaskans in latest signup

JUNEAU (AP) - A broker established to help individuals sign up for private health insurance has enrolled about 1,000 Alaskans in the first month of the latest open enrollment period.That includes renewals...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-16/broker-enrolls-about-1000-alaskans-i
News
Murkowski, Sullivan receive committee assignments

...plus Veterans' Affairs. Sullivan is a Marine Corps reservist.Murkowski is expected to chair the Energy and Natural Resources Committee. She will also serve on Indian Affairs and on the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions committees.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-15/murkowski-sullivan-receive-committee
News
Voices of the Peninsula: Setnet ban initiative is an anti-salmon initiative

...solely for the guided sportfishing industry? Just look at the health of the Kenai River's Early King run for your answer. This...hide the negative impact of the guided sport fishery on the health and well being of Kenai River king salmon. Andy Hall is an...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-12-20/voices-of-the-peninsula-setnet-ba
Opinion
Poetry helps woman move toward healing

...professional help until she called the South Peninsula Behavioral Health Services Center six years ago. Even then, she just couldn't...donated to individuals or centers that help people with mental health needs.Toni Ross is a freelance writer who lives in Homer...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2014-12-17/poetry-helps-woman-mov
Arts & Entertainment
Ice roads create slippery morning commute

...late start or closure, it is usually posted on our social media and website by 5:15 a.m."Central Emergency Services Health and Safety officer Brad Nelson said while CES hadn't responded to any accidents Monday, he cautioned drivers to go slow and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-15/ice-roads-create-slippery-morning-co
News
Group offers support for parents of children with special needs

...kitchen, for example, while the special-needs parent's biggest concern is when the next surgery is, or discipline or health issues for their child, when they talk about therapy that their child's having, or behavior issues that their child is having...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2014-12-16
Arts & Entertainment
Icy roads create slippery commute

...When we have a late start or closure, it is usually posted on our social media and website by 5:15 a.m." Borough Health and Safety officer Brad Nelson said while Central Emergency Services hasn't responded to any accidents Monday, he cautioned...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-15/ice-roads-create-slippery-commute-1
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