The CBJ Assembly made appointments to the Planning Commission and Bartlett Regional Hospital Board of Directors at a special meeting last night (Wednesday).
Dr. Nathan Peimann was reappointed to a physician seat on the hospital board, while Bob Storer was reappointed to one public seat, and Nancy Davis was appointed another public seat. All three will serve three-year terms starting in January.
Jerry Medina was appointed to a vacant seat on the Planning Commission starting immediately and ending December 31, 2013. Incumbents Nicole Grewe and Marsha Bennett, and newcomer Karen Lawfer were appointed to three more seats. They’ll serve three-year terms beginning in January.
- Rural health aides have a long, successful history of improving access to health care in Alaska. Now, dental a program based on that model is improving oral care in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta.
- From midnight Monday through about 1 p.m. Tuesday, Ketchikan received more than 8 inches of rain.
- Canadian power company Hydro One isn't interested in selling Alaska Electric Light & Power Company. But the Juneau Assembly still wants to study the prospect of a municipal-owned utility.
- The Haines School has a new top administrator this year, but it isn't Rich Carlson’s first time in the district. He held the same position during the 2015-2016 school year and Carlson said it feels like he never left.