Tag Archives: Alaska

Public Lands Watch: Alaska National Wildlife Refuge

This blog post was drafted by Jamie T. Martinez. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is preparing an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) in order to implement the Coastal Plain Oil and Gas Leasing Program established in the Tax Cuts and … Continue reading

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Medevac from F/V Golden Alaska

A Coast Guard helicopter crew hoisted a 28-year-old patient suffering symptoms of a respiratory infection from the fishing vessel Golden Alaska approximately 36 miles northwest of Cold Bay. The crew brought her to Cold Bay for further transport to a … Continue reading

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Alaska Maritime Physicians Partners with DrChronos

Imagine being out at sea when suddenly your crewmember begins feeling weak and complains of a faint pain in his chest. When someone falls ill or is injured at sea, time, information, and support are crucial. This is a situation … Continue reading

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Alaska Supreme Court upholds decision blocking restrictions on Medicaid funding for abortions

Jurist (Feb. 18, 2018): Alaska Supreme Court upholds decision blocking restrictions on Medicaid funding for abortions, by Jordan Ross: The Alaska Supreme Court last week upheld a prior decision preventing the implementation of a 2013 regulation limiting Medicaid coverage of… … Continue reading

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Coast Guard Medevacs F/V GOLDEN ALASKA Crewmember Near Cold Bay, Alaska

The U.S. Coast Guard “forward deploys” assets to Cold Bay during the winter fishing season in an effort to shave hours off flight times when emergency personnel must respond to situations in the Bering Sea and the Aleutian Islands. Once … Continue reading

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