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Alaska's high health care costs

...A few of Premera's medical travel patients have flown to Anchorage for their procedures. The same goes for the state of Alaska, which reimbursed around 160 in-state flights for medical procedures during the first six months of the year...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-11-15/alaskas-high-health-care-costs
News
School district reviews AMP results, seeks delay in next test

Despite its students being among the state's top performers in the first round of testing, Kenai Peninsula Borough School District administrators want to delay Alaska Measures of Progress and Alaska Alternate assessments.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-11-14/school-district-reviews-amp-results-
News
New court fees to affect citizens, lawyers, reporters

The state of Alaska has increased its court fees to, in part, make up for declining revenue. A new rule raising state court fees that started Aug...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-20/new-court-fees-to-affect-citizens-la
News
Chugach National Forest raises rates for cabin rentals

...Chugach and elsewhere - local cabins are above-average in her experience. "As someone who's lived outside the state of Alaska and enjoyed public-use cabins on federal and state land, some of the cabins up here are the nicest cabins I've...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-11-12/chugach-national-forest-raises-rates
News
Walker downsizes state's Washington office

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - There will be fewer people staffing the state of Alaska office in Washington, D.C.The lobbying office for the state will be reduced to two positions.Gov. Bill Walker says he and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-11-12/walker-downsizes-states-washington-o
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What others say: Sturgeon case vital for Alaska's sovereignty

...regard to the sovereignty of the state of Alaska.The lawsuit brought by Mr...navigable waters were owned by the state of Alaska."In doing so, the Park Service...with the intent of Congress.The state of Alaska submitted a brief in support of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-11-09/what-others-say-sturgeon-case-vit
Opinion
State English, math test results show room to improve

Most Alaska students do not meet new state math and English proficiency standards, but that does not come as a surprise to the Department of Education and Early Development.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/state-government/2015-11-09/state-english-math-test-
State Government
School Briefs 1109

...IDEA we welcome you. Come and be a part of what helps make us who we are- the leading homeschool program in the state of Alaska. The 3rd Annual Health Academy is a two-week session in Galena and open to students in grades tenth through twelfth...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/schools/2015-11-08/school-briefs-1109
Schools
Budget cuts hit home

...response to it is one of our favorite pastimes - it does drive home the point, in a very tangible way, that the state of Alaska is in a budget crunch.It's worth noting that no matter what the state's budget situation is, road conditions...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-11-07/budget-cuts-hit-home
Opinion
TransCanada ready for buyout

...in buying out the company."The current administration has a different philosophy of how they see the role of the state of Alaska in the project," Lee said, which led TransCanada to start looking for the exit. "I think we both decided this...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-10-28/transcanada-ready-for-buyout
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