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Great Alaska Quake shook up science March Issue 4 2014

Great Alaska Quake shook up science

When North America’s largest-known earthquake shook Alaska for all it was worth at 5:36 p.m., on Good Friday, March 27, 1964, George Plafker was in the right place at the very right time.

February Issue 3 2014

Peninsula rallies for cancer patient

SOLDOTNA — Soldotna resident September Klumb has never been the type of person who would give up the fight.

February Issue 3 2014

Postal reform includes Alaska provisions to reduce rural rates

The U.S. Postal Service has agreed to reform its pricing structure and operations in some parts of Alaska, according to Sen. Mark Begich.

Army Corps report on Asian carp short on answers January Issue 4 2014

Army Corps report on Asian carp short on answers

Keeping the Great Lakes clear of Asian carp could cost as much as $18 billion and take 25 years to accomplish.

Shismaref residents talk about coastal erosion in D.C. January Issue 4 2014

Shismaref residents talk about coastal erosion in D.C.

Shismaref, a village of about 588 people north of the Bering Strait on the Chukchi Sea coast, is literally washing away.

January Issue 3 2014

Former Bartlett execs paid nearly $300K in severance

JUNEAU — City-owned Bartlett Regional Hospital paid a total of $291,191.45 in severance costs to its top three executives when they left the hospital at the end of 2013, according to separation agreements obtained by the Juneau Empire.

Rare treatment attracts athletes to Casper January Issue 3 2014

Rare treatment attracts athletes to Casper

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Brad Stulberg lay face down on the bed of a CT scanner, flinching slightly as tiny needles pierced the skin behind his knees.

Employers step in to prevent worker burnout January Issue 2 2014

Employers step in to prevent worker burnout

LONDON (AP) — Volkswagen turns off some employees’ email 30 minutes after their shifts end. Goldman Sachs is urging junior staff to take weekends off.

Breaking News 2014

Study: Alaska health care prices top nation

A new study says four Alaska cities have the costliest health care prices in the nation.