A large crowd turned out Wednesday to the final public meeting of Alaska's Medicaid Reform Advisory Group, with the majority weighing in on proposed limits on therapy visits, which some said they need to maintain an independent life.
A Greek-Italian immigrant who became a real-estate magnate during the economic explosion that accompanied construction of the trans-Alaska pipeline-boom era, Zamarello leaves behind a collection of buildings that are now fixtures in Anchorage.Yereth Rosen
A former University of Alaska employee who threatened co-workers by sending an email alluding to acts of mass violence has pleaded guilty to a single charge in federal court. Now, Edward DuBois faces up to five years in prison.Jerzy Shedlock
Asserting that Gov. Sean Parnell’s office is holding up disclosure of public documents related to the Alaska National Guard scandal, two media outlets are asking a state judge to call an emergency hearing and order at least some of the material released.Richard Mauer
Three Alaska Army National Guard recruiters investigated for past misconduct, and the leader who supposedly let them get away with it, are suing the Army to find out how investigative documents were leaked. Jill Burke
A proposed construction and demolition debris recycling landfill near Palmer is headed back to Mat-Su Borough planning officials for another try after failing last year over environmental and trash concerns. A public comment period on the Central Monofill Services site closes Friday. Zaz Hollander