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Plan B more accessible to American Indian women

...prescription.Women's health advocates had pushed for a written policy for years, saying verbal directives to IHS area directors in 2012 and 2013 to improve timely access to the pill for women 17 years and older could be rescinded at any time...
Nation and World
Forecasters: 'Winter is over'

...Point is snowier in the winter, warmer in the summer, and sunnier all year round, Fritsch said. Eaglecrest Ski Area Director of Sales Jeffra Clough said March tends to be Eaglecrest's snowiest month. At the airport, the forecasters said...
Paying it forward

...recruits local businesses to donate money or items. For instance, for the turkey drive, she negotiated with the area director of Fred Meyer for a deal on buying turkeys in bulk. She was able to purchase 75, she announced happily. For Easter...
Juneauites among SEARHC staff honored with NIHB awards

...This was a complete surprise and I accept this award on behalf of the veterans," Bean said, adding that IHS Alaska Area Director Chris Mandregan also worked with him, Watanabe and Yeager to improve access to care for veterans living in rural Alaska...
Stevens' pay well deserved

As the former area director of Juneau's Special Olympics Alaska program, I would like to comment on Barbara Williams' letter regarding the salary paid...
Protecting vast Alaska-Canada border a daunting task

...has been a daunting task. "We don't have a border patrol, and that's a lot of border," said Dan Holland, area director for the U.S. Customs in Alaska. Alaska has 11 ports of entry in airports, seaports and highways that are staffed...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Costco, he gives demonstrations of products. The six Juneau athletes were selected at the summer games, said Gore, area director for Special Olympics Alaska. "There were over 300 athletes at Alaska's summer games, and only 40 of them are going...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...back and fourth through the waterway's strong tidal currents a half-dozen more times, said Bob Doll, Southeast area director for the Department of Transportation. The state hired to ferry to test the viability of one-day runs from Juneau...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...typical,'' said Mary Gore, the area director for Juneau's Special team. Ketchikan's area director is Kathy Fitzgerald, and the...and Danny Spackman. Sitka's area director is Vickie Slade, and its coaches...
Ancient methods supplement health care for Native veterans

...are 25 tribal health centers across the state. Only about half of them have doctors, said Chris Mandregan, Alaska area director for the Indian Health Service, a government agency. The rest make due with midlevel providers: physician's assistants...


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