Youth Fishing Day will be Saturday April 26 at the 21 Mile pull-out on Haines Highway. There...
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The Department of Health and Social Services is looking at a Medicaid care coordination program in 2014. The pilot project would supplement the department’s Care Management Program that, according to a department brochure on the state’s Medicaid program, oversees Medicaid recipients “who have used services in an amount or at a frequency that is not medically necessary.”
In a request for proposals (RFP) issued Dec. 24, the department says it seeks to implement a coordinated care program “to combat harmful and costly inappropriate use of Medicaid-covered services.”
Tribal members in Juneau use their seat belts 75.1 percent of the time when driving, according to a study released Friday by the SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium.
The state of Alaska’s average rate is 86.1 percent, with Juneau at 81.6 percent.
“We’re quite a bit behind,” said Lesa Way, an injury prevention specialist for SEARHC.
ANCHORAGE — The recent deaths of two women in makeshift shelters have refocused attention on the problems Anchorage faces in sheltering a growing homeless population in winter.
Phyllis Ayaprun was found dead Saturday inside a tent in a wooded part of town. Two days earlier, Elaine Cleveland was found dead in a van parked near downtown.
It’s not clear to what extent the women utilized the city’s sheltering system or if either tried to seek indoor shelter before they died. But their deaths have been noted by people who work with the homeless.
KENAI — Initial tests from the Sword No. 1 well have exceeded expectations, the chief executive of Cook Inlet Energy said.
David Hall said in a release that his company expects the well, on the west side of Cook Inlet, will surpass the previous production estimate of 750 barrels of oil equivalent per day.
KHNS News Year in Review for 2013
A look back at some of the top news stories and events from 2013 for the Upper Lynn Canal.
The Haines Police Department advises residents that Mud Bay Road is impassible from the harbor to the cannery at Letnikof due to heavy snow and stuck vehicles. DOT is on its way, but anyone traveling that way is advised to wait a few hours... Be safe, everyone!
Appeals court reinstates overfishing charges against Kookesh, two others
In 2009, Kookesh, a Democrat, and the other men were fishing for sockeye salmon at Kanalku Bay near his hometown of Angoon.