Whether in response to looming deadlines for a federal mandate, or a push for better integration between off-campus clinics and the main campus, Central Peninsula Hospital is searching for a high-tech upgrade for its electronic medical records.
On Feb. 23 the Alaska Department of Natural Resources announced that it would receive public comment on an application for legal protection of the flow of Middle Creek, a tributary of the west Cook Inlet's Chuitna River.
Not many years ago, if you wanted razor clams, you simply drove to the beach. Clams were plentiful, the digging was easy, and getting a limit of 60 was a cinch. No more. When I went last summer, I found only one small clam.
The Academy Awards were Sunday night. I don’t know if you watched, but needless to say, the show wasn’t all everybody hoped it would be. I can’t remember the last time that the Oscars telecast met expectations. In fact, I’m not sure why anyone has high expectations anymore. Neil Patrick Harris seemed like a no-brainer as host, but, like just about everyone else since the heyday of Billy Crystal, he came off as awkward and a little ill-at-ease.
Sometime in the last couple of years I discovered that I prefer soda made with real sugar. Up to that point, beyond the guilty feeling that it was incredibly unhealthy, I was not accustomed to thinking much about the contents of my favorite soda.