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Famed Alaskan musher George Attla dies at 81, Attla faced down numerous setbacks to his health, always finding a way to get back on the sled.He had open heart surgery in 2008, and he had hip replacement surgery in 2009.But after he was diagnosed with B-cell lymphoma, he declined...
Change may be only a prayer away

...entered the hospital he had no idea of the seriousness of his condition. Not long before this, he had undergone heart surgery and survived being hit by a speeding snowmobile but the pain he was enduring now exceeded any he had ever experienced...
Support businesses see growth, need laborers is necessary."Let's say you needed open-heart surgery," Hull said. "Would you pick the guy that's actually done some open heart surgery or a guy that's sat in a classroom and studied about...
Retirement hasn't slowed down AFN Elder of the Year and a bus service in Minto. Frank learned to fly in the 1960s but put away his pilot's license after he had heart surgery six years ago. His last official job was as director of the Tanana Chiefs Conference's Alcohol and Drug Prevention...
Junior B squad hosts benefit game

...the peninsula, especially high school and Peninsula Chinooks hockey. Wenstrom recently underwent multiple-bypass heart surgery in Anchorage. With no health insurance to cover his hospitalization, the participating organizations decided to play...
Ketchikan borough mayor hospitalized

...Gateway Borough Mayor Jack Shay was flown to Seattle on Tuesday after continuing to suffer chest pains. Shay, who had heart surgery about 12 years ago, said he began experiencing chest pains Thursday. When they did not go away by Sunday, Shay was...
Roads, bluff erosion, heart surgery on residents? minds

The response: ?I don?t know. I just had heart surgery,? was not exactly what Kenai pollsters expected to hear when they asked what people consider to be the most important issue...
Octogenarians summit Everest

...Gautam, the press adviser to the Chairman of the Council of Ministers.Miura conquered the mountain despite undergoing heart surgery in January for an irregular heartbeat, or arrhythmia, his fourth heart operation since 2007, according to his daughter...
Homer condo sale to benefit charity

...His motivation? That?s just as simple. ?It?s all about giving back,? he said. Faulkner went through heart surgery last October and did a heavy load of thinking during his recovery. He thought about the best. He thought about...
New special session date urged

...reschedule a special session on the measure because a key opponent of the bill will be with his wife who may be undergoing heart surgery. But Bob King, a spokesman for Knowles, said the governor is not changing the May 21 date of the special session...


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