Cold plungers say the practice has led to better mental and physical health. “Cold helps,” said one participant. “I don’t understand why.”
The lawsuit is part of a nationwide strategy to use class-action lawsuits to force reforms of child welfare systems.
“I’m not a scaredy guy,” said Stanley Sienda. “But I knew he was trying to kill me.”
Lowell Point Road could be closed for two weeks, officials say. People stuck in the neighborhood are leaving via water taxis.
Anesha “Duffy” Murnane vanished while walking in downtown Homer in October 2019. Former Homer resident Kirby Calderwood, 32, has been charged in her death.
As coronavirus cases surged in Alaska, WEKA, a for-profit business whose owners donated to Mayor Dave Bronson’s campaign, moved in rent-free to a city-owned building to run a monoclonal antibody clinic. Controversy has dogged the clinic ever since. What actually happened?
The amended court rules mean kids in foster care will be represented by an attorney. That’s something Mateo Jaime and Jesse Herrera say they could have used during their odyssey through Alaska’s foster care system.
A surprising battle in South Addition over Inlet View Elementary School is playing out in estranged relationships, angry text messages and sparring Nextdoor posts.
Permafrost loss, flooding and giant underground landslides known as “frozen debris lobes” are three of the biggest concerns.
When police destroy property or send chemical agents into a home — no matter how justified or necessary for public safety the action is — it’s not the government that’s responsible for cleaning it up. The property owner is the one who’s on the hook, and insurance usually won’t cover it.
Gov. Mike Dunleavy said Sturgulewski’s “commitment to building a civic-minded Alaska will be remembered.”
Sandy Snodgrass wants to share how an astonishingly potent synthetic opioid swiftly took her son’s life, and how it can do the same to anyone who uses street drugs. People seem willing to listen. “If you want to say I’m obsessed, I’m obsessed,” she said.
Dr. Barbara Knox is leaving Providence’s Alaska CARES clinic “to pursue other opportunities.”
Alaskans have soundly rejected billboards since before statehood.
Experts say Dr. Barbara Knox ignored birth injuries in accusing an Eielson Air Force Base couple of battering their 3-week-old baby. “We were robbed,” said 24-year-old Emily Acker. “Of a lot.” In over a dozen cases, Knox’s assessments of child abuse have been rejected by medical specialists, child welfare authorities, law enforcement or the courts.