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Passing through: Adventure brings North Carolina man to Alaska

...everything as it comes. When he caught Lyme disease, a tick-borne illness that can cause fevers, headaches, fatigue, rashes and can spread to joints, the heart and the nervous system, he said he called churches and clinics in a small Pennsylvania...
Biking and hiking Kennecott's abandoned mine

...on my bike. Luckily, I didn't fall much farther and into a patch of devil's club, a spiny plant that can cause nasty rashes and dangerous infections.Perhaps the biggest hazard was an old tram cable hung around head height. The cable crosses the...
Girdwood trooper post to remain open through June

...could end up taking away from another. If a trooper were permanently stationed in Nikiski, but Sterling started experiencing a rash of crimes, it wouldn't be fair to keep that trooper from responding, Greenstreet said. "With the limited number of troopers...
Activist hopes convention suicide leads to more awareness

...what happened on Saturday afternoon, it is inappropriate for the Governor's office to comment."In response to the recent rash of suicides, state officials plan to meet this week with tribal and social service partners to review existing suicide prevention...
Nikiski debates better police protection

It has been a decade since Nikiski voters rejected paying for a police service area. Now, after a rash of property thefts and what many have called a drug-fueled spike in crime, the question could again be on the October ballot...
Voters to decide Nikiski law enforcement issue

...ballot back in 2004, but the measure was voted down. The journey to the new proposal began when what residents have called a "rash" of property crimes swept through the area in 2014, inspiring Nikiski residents to take action once again. "We have two options...

...above the standard for consumption, most likely because of the algae.Drinking the water could cause vomiting, cramps and rashes. Health officials advised children and those with weak immune systems to avoid showering or bathing in the water.Worried...

...have celiac disease are often misdiagnosed before the cause of their health issues - which can include digestive problems, rashes, fatigue, headaches and joint pain - is pinpointed. The only treatment for the disease is to give up gluten. There has been...
Kenai beaches face testing

...know what is in the water. If the values are significantly higher, the beach could be closed. The bacteria can result in rashes and stomach illnesses. Last summer's work showed that the bacteria concentrations were in the normal range at the Warren...
Motherfessions Tales from the 'Hood

...system and it overfloweth, call thy Dad. If it howls, salivates or looks wilty, water it, feedeth it, checketh it for rashes and puteth it outside before it wets. Furthermore, if it spills, dribbles, leaks or oozeth, or if it is a puddle of suspicious...


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