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Diomede isolated without regular flights

...four months since a weekly helicopter flight stopped. To help residents make medical appointments in Nome, the Norton Sound Health Corp. plans to sign a deal with Evergreen International Aviation to transport as many as four patients at a time...
Contracts granted for new Nome hospital 150,000 square-foot building will replace a 61-year-old hospital. It will be owned and operated by Norton Sound Health Corp., a tribally owned, nonprofit organization. More than 100 construction workers will be employed on the hospital...
Congress should ask what is reasonable in Sealaska land bill some of the potentially selected areas, particularly around Sitka. I have also worked for Sealaska and for Norton Sound Health Corp. (Nome) at times, and speak now with tremendous respect from that experience. I believe that nowhere else...
Swine flu a 'maybe' in remote village

...a Black Hawk helicopter to transport a medical team from Nome 135 miles away, where Head is chief of staff at Norton Sound Health Corp. Diomede, located less than three miles from Russia's Big Diomede Island in the Bering Strait, is all the...
Investigators narrow suspect list in Nome slaying

...her death, Ivanoff worked as a secretary for Norton Sound Health Corp. in Nome. "The nursing staff there was very...information leading to an arrest and conviction. The Norton Sound Health Corp., where Ivanoff worked, immediately pledged...
Alaska's wet towns draw heavy drinkers

...dozens have died of exposure or drowned. "The level of alcoholism is intense," said Greg Smith, who runs the Norton Sound Health Corp.'s outpatient substance abuse program. "The most dangerous pattern of drinking is binge drinking and it is...
Optometrist Shannon Farr joins SEARHC eye clinic

...Juneau. I'm just following in their footsteps." Farr comes to Juneau after spending six years in Nome with the Norton Sound Health Corp. and four years in Bethel with the Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corp. Before that she did a residency with the Navajo...
Governor needs to address alcoholism

...first state-funded mental health clinics in Alaska in the early 1970s and have been fortunate enough to work for Norton Sound Health Corp. in Nome and for the SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium. I have seen firsthand that alcohol-related...
Journal duped on suicide account

...custom that no longer exists, Burch said. Shah's former supervisor, Dr. Michael Swenson, a physician with Norton Sound Health Corp. in Nome, said the story presents a hurtful stereotype about current Yupik society, where despair among the...
Artist takes sculpture from Iowa City to Nome

...was chosen as one of three art projects to adorn Norton Sound Health Corp., a 15,000-square-foot facility slated...durable than other types of art," Francis said.Norton Sound Health Corp. provides secondary care, including dental...


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