Advocacy/Legislative Update 8.28.20

News happened…… State Reports: Federal Reports: News Links: State News: Tribal groups sue over ANWR decision Alaska Attorney General is yuck Fairbanks Police Chief resigns after only one year on the job Oil Tax Initiative Wins Court Battle Long time Fbks Senator gets ousted in the Republican Primary National News: Companies can pollute all they want because of COVID Interesting …

Continue ReadingAdvocacy/Legislative Update 8.28.20

Advocacy/Legislative Update 8.14.20

State Sues Over Hunting Decision The State of Alaska has filed a preliminary injunction against the Federal Subsistence Board decision that gave local federal land managers the authority to open federal lands in their respective jurisdictions for fishing and hunting by emergency or temporary regulations to lessen food insecurities due to COVID19.  The state alleges that this act constituted an …

Continue ReadingAdvocacy/Legislative Update 8.14.20

CAIHC Uses Family History to Prevent Cancer

The Chief Andrew Isaac Health Center (CAIHC) is using family history to assist patients in reducing their chances of developing colon cancer. CAIHC is identifying relatives of those who have had a history of precancerous colon polyps. This will assist providers in identifying patients who should be screen every 5 years and who may need to begin screening before the …

Continue ReadingCAIHC Uses Family History to Prevent Cancer

Agnes Silas – CHA Spotlight

Agnes Silas, Minto CHA Some people spend a lifetime trying to find their passion, what they want to contribute to the world.  Others, like Agnes Silas, one of three Minto health aides, knew from her earliest years what she wanted to be when she grew up.  “Even when I was little, I was interested in the medical field, in helping …

Continue ReadingAgnes Silas – CHA Spotlight

Energy Assistance Public Comment

Tanana Chiefs Conference plans to provide services under the Low Income Home Energy AssistanceProgram (LIHEAP) for FY2021, which is available for review online at the following link. Persons wishing to comment on the proposed plan can comment by public hearing, which will take place via Zoom Video Conference:Thursday, August 27, 20202:00pm – 4:00pm Be a part of the process and …

Continue ReadingEnergy Assistance Public Comment