Annie Feidt appears in the following:
Friday, October 30, 2015
Tuesday, September 01, 2015
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Monday, November 24, 2014
Saturday, July 26, 2014
Fishing purists, be warned. This story is not for you.
Yes, it's about salmon fishing on a scenic river in Alaska. But no one here is hooking a prize fish in the remote wilderness. This kind of fishing is all about crowds and slop buckets and big contraptions called dipnets ...
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Friday, November 08, 2013
Despite all the problems with HealthCare.gov, a few dozen Alaskans have managed to enroll in a health plan through the marketplace. Lara Imler is one of them.
Imler, a 37-year-old hair stylist in Anchorage, ditched her office job as an accountant in 2004. She says she loves making people feel ...
Wednesday, September 11, 2013
The town of King Cove, Alaska, is crowded onto a narrow spit, surrounded by ocean and isolated by rows of volcanic mountains.
It's an Aleut Native community of about a thousand people, and for roughly a third of the year, treacherous winds close its airstrip. There's no road between ...
Wednesday, August 21, 2013
It's not just patients who are stunned to see what a hospital charges for services.
Two groups of pediatricians are taking a stand in Anchorage, Alaska, after learning that Alaska Regional Hospital is charging $2,110 for a circumcision — almost 10 times more than the $235 that Providence Hospital, the ...
Tuesday, August 20, 2013
Thursday, August 01, 2013
The U.S. women's cross-country ski team has never won an Olympic medal. But that could change in Sochi, Russia, in February. The team has a secret weapon: a pristine glacier high above the mountains of Anchorage.
On the ground, it's summer. But as soon as the helicopter crests the mountain: ...
Thursday, July 04, 2013
Dr. Linda Smith walks into a room at Providence Alaska Medical Center, ready with a stethoscope and a huge grin. She teases her patient, Dawn Dillard, saying that her spiky hair recently resembled a "faux hawk."
Dillard found out she had uterine cancer a year ago. Her oncologist gave her ...
Saturday, May 11, 2013
For the first time, the federal government has publicly shared what hospitals bill Medicare for the 100 most common diagnoses and treatments.
The information shows hospitals across the country — and across Alaska — bill dramatically different prices for the same things.
Hospital veteran Rick Davis, the CEO ...