Alaska's STD rates decrease, but will the progress continue?

After curbing some of the effects of a major 2008 spike in gonorrhea and chlamydia cases, Alaska state health officials are growing concerned about a rebound. Part of the problem lies in small, tight-knit villages in rural Alaska where private health matters can become public knowledge.

Did conflict of interest hinder Bethel sex abuse investigation?

A possible romantic history between a Bethel social worker and Peter Tony -- now accused of sexually abusing a 4-year-old and possibly numerous other children over the years -- raises questions about how a report in 1982 that Tony was abusing his stepdaughters fell through the cracks.

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