Mendenhall Flying Lions offer vision screening

...optometrist or other eye specialist. PlusOptix has an ease of use, which allows not just eye specialists to use it but school nurses and Lions around the world.Flying Lions is also involved in other services around town, such as the Light Flights program...
Bonnie Lou Sawa

...1971.She worked at Foodland for 41 years retiring on December 31, 2014. She also worked at Saint Ann's Hospital as a nurse, at the Latchstring dining room at the Baranof Hotel and at Ishie's at the Driftwood Restaurant which Bonnie and her husband...
Cultural tourism comes with unique challenges

...catch. Hendricks, who is not Alaska Native, came to Kotzebue from Northern California in 1966 to work as a public health nurse."The real reason we are continuing to do anything in cultural tourism is for the local folks to present themselves and their...
Alaska schools see teacher shortage as school year looms

...Fairbanks Daily News-Miner.School district spokeswoman Sharice Walker said unfilled support staff positions range from school nurses to kitchen workers. She said the number of openings is an unusual occurrence for this time of year.As the 2014-2015 school...
Lawrence Charles Sommers

...special thanks to Dr. Siddique and her nurse Alena Turner at Virginia Mason, the palliative...Satre, Juneau Hospice especially hospice nurse Lisa Brendle, and especially Dr. Urata and his wonderful nurse Emily. There will be a celebration of...
My Turn: Alaska can't afford Medicaid expansion before reform

...workforce development plan that describes where all the doctors, nurses, phlebotomists and techs to handle all these new people will...without any corresponding increase of supply (i.e. doctors, nurses, clinics, etc.) That means higher prices for everyone except...
Only drug clinic in Mat-Su Borough to close

...few people to operate the clinic, Zipperer said he had no choice but to close."When I lost that staff, basically I have a nurse and me and that's it," Zipperer said. "I made the decision to close because it wasn't enough manpower."The FBI said...
Program expands Southeast scope

...ears, another for looking at eyes, and yes, a camera. All of it is connected to an Internet connection with a doctor or nurse on the other end.This type of setup isn't new - SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium has long used telemedicine...
My Turn: Medicaid is overburdened with fraud

...doctors and hospitals providing Medicaid services - it can be levied on all private providers' gross income.Are you a private nurse practitioner, psychologist or therapist? You'll be upping your fees by at least 6 percent next year to cover your new 6...
My Turn: UAS offers good education close to home may not mean a four-year degree - at least not at first. Many students enroll in career education to become a certified nurse aide, fisheries technician, or mine mechanic. UAS offers workforce programs as part of its mission, preparing graduates...


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