The Sitka Assembly was briefed on the hospital’s finances during a closed-door session Tuesday. The hospital’s chief financial officer has resigned. Very little information has been released to the public so far.
The ANTHC Center for Climate Change and Health is launching a program to give hunters in the Bering Strait region test strips to check for germs, viruses and parasites that cause disease in humans.
Alaska’s state veterinarian, Dr. Bob Gerlak, avian flu doesn't generally affect humans, but it is detrimental to other birds, including wild birds. That’s why the ban includes any hunter-harvested or wild birds from the province.
Sitka’s new hospital CEO Jeff Comer said he’s developing a strategy to expand Sitka Community Hospital into a regional health care provider.
Baby Boomers, like everyone else, know that avoiding tobacco use, watching their weight, and exercising, contribute to longer life. However, researchers recently announced findings that show there may be a downside to longer life.
It's an opportunity for people to honor those who’ve died to the AIDS epidemic since it began in the early 1980s.
A federal grant will help expand class options for some Prince of Wales Island students.
Southeast Alaska’s Tlingit and Haida Central Council has joined My Brother’s Keeper, a nationwide effort to help young men of color succeed.
A police officer was able to resuscitate a collapsed, 81-year-old man at the Juneau International Airport on Monday. A traveling companion indicated the man had heart surgery recently.
"We do bring other people here to actually sit there and work out individual veteran’s concerns and resolve any challenges that they might have," Susan Yeager said.