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2013-10-04 23:01:34

Better Health Pain & Wellness Centers is pleased to announce the grand opening of their new chiropractic and physical therapy office in Juneau. The new office offers all the same dependable and trusted services that their Anchorage office provides, building up their legacy of helping people reduce their pain and increase their quality of life. Juneau, AK (PRWEB) October 04, 2013 Better Health Pain & Wellness Centers is pleased to announce the grand opening of their new...

2010-10-05 15:06:34

Universite de Montreal study links office work with obesity Working nine-to-five may be the way to make a living, but it may be padding more than the wallet. According to a new study from the Universit© de Montr©al, office-workers have become less active over the last three decades and this decreased activity may partly explain the rise in obesity. Their findings, published in the early online edition of Preventive Medicine, may have health implications for the millions of people...

2010-05-05 07:30:00

EAST SYRACUSE, N.Y., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Sensis Corporation's Wide Area Multilateration (WAM) deployment at Juneau International Airport has achieved Initial Operating Capability (IOC) from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The Juneau WAM system uses multilateration to provide controllers at the Anchorage Air Route Traffic Control Center (ARTCC) with high accuracy, high availability surveillance of aircraft and helicopters, enabling ATC-provided radar separation and traffic...

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2009-12-24 09:05:00

Glaciers along the Gulf of Alaska are enriching stream and near shore marine ecosystems from a surprising source "“ ancient carbon contained in glacial runoff, researchers from four universities and the U.S. Forest Service report in the December 24, 2009, issue of the journal Nature*. In spring 2008, Eran Hood, associate professor of hydrology with the Environmental Science Program at the University of Alaska Southeast, set out to measure the nutrients that reach the gulf from five...

2009-06-16 11:00:00

Alaskan Brewing Co.'s Coastal CODE opens the door for new ideas to maintain a healthier Pacific Coastline JUNEAU, Alaska, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers now have the opportunity to embark on an Alaskan adventure by submitting ideas to maintain a healthier Pacific Ocean and coastline. With ideas as simple as cutting the plastic rings on a six-pack of soda, or as grand as inventing a biodegradable beverage bottle, the four individuals with the topmost suggestions will join the Coastal CODE...

2008-07-23 15:00:00

JUNEAU -- Members of the House of Representatives voted late Tuesday to approve an exclusive state license for a Canadian energy company proposing to build a natural gas pipeline down the Alaska Highway to Alberta. The 24-16 vote supports the license for Calgary-based TransCanada Corp., one of the continent's biggest gas pipeline operators. The House could take a re-vote today before sending the proposal to the Senate. The vote came after House members soundly defeated several amendments...

2008-06-22 15:00:10

By Carly Horton, Alaska Journal of Commerce, Anchorage Jun. 22--The Environmental Protection Agency has given the OK to proceed with a controversial $350 million Juneau Road and ferry project -- as long as two concerns are addressed. Both sides of the debate are calling the response a nod of approval. Those in favor of the proposed road believe it would provide construction jobs as well as long-term economic benefits in improved access in Southeast Alaska. Those who oppose the project...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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