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Erling August Skaflestad

...infrastructure of the state of Alaska, putting in airports, docks, roads and water systems. He worked for DOT, BIA, US Public Health Service and the City of Hoonah. Erling and Bonnie had several businesses including: land rentals, lumber and building...
Science Fair names award recipients

...Air Force Achievement Award), Emme MacDonald (US Navy/MC ONR Naval Science Awards), Spencer Stratton (US Public Health Service).More than 75 local awards were also distributed. To view the complete list of winners, visit http://www...
Psychiatrist who commuted to Ketchikan for 34 years retires

...University of New Mexico School of Medicine.Broke and homesick for Alaska, Winn said he signed on to join the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps in 1975. In 1978 he began commuting monthly to Ketchikan, to work at the Gateway Center...
Loren Jones

Resident of Juneau from December 1975 to present. Born in Pennsylvania on March 25, 1946. Education: BA in Sociology, 1973, Washington State University. MA in Sociology, 1975, Washington State University. Occupation(s): Retired.
Great American Smokeout is Nov. 15 nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) products, such as gum, lozenges and patches. According to the U.S. Public Health Service, tobacco users are six times more likely to quit with behavioral support and NRT products than when they try to...
1918 Spanish influenza put the lid on activity in Juneau

...for the influenza outbreak. October 1918: Congress approves a special $1 million fund to enable the U.S. Public Health Service to recruit physicians and nurses to deal with the growing epidemic. Oct. 29, 1918: Juneau Mayor Emory Valentine...
State Briefs

...110 nominated. During the tuberculosis epidemic, people had come from all over the state to be treated at the public-health service hospital in Sitka. It was a monumental task to find the families or other representatives who could say where...
Exploring Alaska through books and maps

...born six years after the third, can claim the title "The Mt. Edgecumbe Surprise.""My husband was in the public health service. He'd just finished his residency in surgery in Baltimore, and we were looking for something because he was...
My turn: Sound science favors water fluoridation

...upon which to rely. The World Health Organization, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, United States Public Health Service, American Medical Association, and American Dental Association represent credible sources. Juneau medical doctors...
My turn: Engineering consent for fluoridation in Juneau

...respect for the intelligence of the average citizen. Known as the "Father of Spin", he was hired to help the US Public Health Service "engineer consent" (his words) for water fluoridation in New York during the 1950s and 60s. He is the same...


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