The proposed AMHS schedule for the summer 2016 season, which runs May through September, is now available for public review and comment by clicking here (http://www.dot.state.ak.us/amhs/share/schedule/considerations.pdf).
Please see the press release for additional details (http://www.dot.state.ak.us/amhs/doc/service_notices/outage_100115.pdf).
Note on the proposed Tusty schedule changes from the PDF:
“Tustumena to sail the Southwest Route with two Aleutian chain trips per month. (but only one in June and September). The first chain trip is May 17. Old Harbor will receive one stop per month June to September. (6/6 OLD-KOD, 7-13 KOD-OLD, 8-15 OLD- KOD, 9-7 KOD-OLD). The last chain trip in September will leave a Homer-Kodiak service gap of one week since Kennicott is not available to back fill.”
The Sand Point Clinic will be closed for Alaska Day and will honor it with a half day the Friday before.
Starting tonight Oct. 8, 2015 the Sand Point Medical Clinic afterhours phone will have a message stating if you have an emergency please call 911.
Otherwise if you would like to talk to a nurse, please wait to be forward to the nurse line.
The Alaska Center for Resource Families will be hoding the telephonic foter paretn orientation for people who live too far from urban centers to attend onsite sessions.
If you are interested in attending please call 1-800-944-8766 code 22460#. The meeting will be held from noon to 1pm on Thursday, October 15th.
A doctoral student is looking for 100 Alaska Natives to participate in a research study about the health care in Sand Point, Alaska. Your community leaders and EATS organization have approved this anonymous/confidential study. Your name, address and phone number WILL NOT be used in this study. In fact, the research asks you to not identify yourself. The survey has four demographic questions about you and is widely spaced to prevent your identity.
The survey has 23 questions, with six questions requesting you to add any personal experiences in the clinic which should tak you 15 to 20 minutes to complete. A $10 gratuity will be included for your participation. This study is designed to understand the medical needs of Sand Point; and to assist EATS in serving you better.
If you decide to participate in this study, you need to go to the clinic and ask for a sealed confidential envelope. No names will be taken. Principal investigator, Wendy Whitney FNP, Doctoral student, 907-381-6008, 801-541-2995.
Here are the preliminary election results for the full borough including: Sand Point, King Cove, Cold Bay, False Pass and Akutan.
Download the PDF Here: In the Loop – Oct. 7, 2015
Download Aleutians East Borough‘s “In The Loop” for October 6th, 2015 (PDF)
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Regular Election Preliminary Results
ALEUTIANS EAST BOROUGH ASSEMBLY SEAT C
CHRIS BABCOCK 376
WRITE INS 16
BRENDA LEE WILSON 201
PAUL R. GRONHOLDT 175
CHRISTOPHER EMRICH 21
WRITE INS 3
ALEUTIANS EAST BOROUGH SCHOOL BOARD SEAT A
GLEN GARDNER, JR. 286
JASON BJORNSTAD 107
WRITE INS 1
DEMETRI TCHERIPANOFF 181
WRITE INS 2
THERE ARE APPROXIMATELY 3 QUESTION BALLOTS TO BE CONSIDERED
AND APPROXIMATELY 54 ABSENTEE (includes small communities by-mail) AND
0 PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE BALLOTS TO BE COUNTED.
THE CANVASS COMMITTEE WILL MEET ON OCTOBER 12 AT 10:00 A.M. AT THE
BOROUGH OFFICE BUILDING IN SAND POINT.
THE PUBLIC IS WELCOME TO ATTEND
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There is a job opening for the Sand Point Tavern as the janitor/cleaner. This position the employee will work under the direction of the Sand Point Tavern Manager. The person is required to be reliable, organized, personable, and able to work well with others. For more information contact (907) 383-3525.