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Homeless Connect held at Soldotna Sports Center

...Community College, the Bishop's Attic thrift store, and the Kenaitze Indian Tribe. The organizers will gather a variety of aid workers at the sports center to provide free services for those struggling to escape homelessness and those struggling to avoid it...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-28/homeless-connect-held-at-soldotna-sp
News
Distillery owner sets a 'high mark'

...supports the local economy. She uses American Fast Freight to ship and distribute, buys Alaskan products and hires Alaskan workers. "My goal is to make sure we serve Alaskans first," she said. "I'm here because we love home." Reach Dan Balmer at...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-01-26/distillery-owner-sets-a-high-ma
Community
Ice playground construction underway in Fairbanks

FAIRBANKS (AP) - Workers are building an ice playground in a city in Alaska's interior, including a pirate ship slide made from 65 refrigerator-sized...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-01-22/ice-playground-construction-unde
Outdoors

...would donate $10 million to the proposed fund. The resolution also called for the establishment of a reserve of health workers to battle epidemics, but didn't specify how large this workforce would be. WHO conceded that, despite public expectations...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/maria-cheng/2015-01-25
Obama in State of the Union: Tax wealthy, help middle class

...care tax credit and a $60 billion program to make community college free. He also has called for expanding paid leave for workers and moved on his own to lower a mortgage insurance premium rate that could attract new homebuyers."Will we accept an economy...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-20/obama-in-state-of-the-union-tax-weal
News

...group advocating for home care workers, said "we are deeply disturbed...America's 2 million home care workers should not have to wait any...fair pay."Labor unions and worker advocates had sought the new...years, arguing that home care workers deserve higher wages. But...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-01-17
Community
Moose Pass

Originally a camp for miners, loggers, and workers on the Alaska Railroad, Moose Pass had by 1928 grown large enough to be given a post office, along with an official name and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/explore-the-kenai/places/moose-pass
Places
Kenai holds its first Strongman competition

...Kasilof's Lesley West. Others came from longer distances, such as the group from the Heavy Metal Gym in Anchorage, North Slope worker Roger Smith, of Bloomington, Indiana or Sarah Belle, of Wasilla. The twenty two competitors began lifting at noon and continued...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-18/strength-competition-held-in-kenai
News
Voices of Alaska: Alaska must do better for children in foster care

...Alaska's leaves front line social workers with caseloads that are often double the...job with not enough support. New social workers have such high caseloads they typically...nationwide, and you start seeing why social workers need time to work with these young Alaskans...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-01-18/voices-of-alaska-alaska-must-do-b
Opinion
Legislator seeks delay in marijuana-concentrates regulations

...D-Anchorage, calling for minimum paid sick leave for employees of certain businesses with at least 15 workers. Currently, lower-wage workers often do not get paid sick time, he said.-SB 17, also from Wielechowski, would require signed...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-17/legislator-seeks-delay-in-marijuana-
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