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2014-05-01 23:10:58

B. E. Smith, the only full-service leadership solutions firm dedicated exclusively to healthcare providers, has been retained to lead a national chief executive officer search for Sitka Community Hospital in Sitka, Alaska. One of the top executive search firms in the healthcare industry, B. E. Smith has recently placed more than 900 healthcare executives into organizations. LENEXA, Kan. (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 B. E. Smith, the only full-service leadership solutions firm dedicated exclusively...

Insurance Adjuster Catches 200-Year-Old Fish In Alaska
2013-07-03 09:25:07

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Forget catch of the century -- an insurance adjuster from Seattle has landed a shortraker rockfish that is believed to be at least 200 years old, various media outlets reported on Tuesday. According to Discovery News, the 39.08-pound, nearly 41-inch fish was caught on June 21 by Henry Liebman off the coast of Sitka, Alaska. It could well be the oldest rockfish ever captured by a fisherman. It is the largest fish of its kind...

2013-06-25 23:23:13

B. E. Smith, the only full-service leadership solutions firm dedicated exclusively to healthcare providers, has been retained to lead a national chief nursing officer search for SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium (SEARHC) and Mount Edgecumbe Hospital in Sitka, Alaska. One of the top executive search firms in the healthcare industry, B. E. Smith has recently placed more than 900 senior-level healthcare executives into organizations. LENEXA, Kan. (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 B. E. Smith,...

2011-07-11 05:00:00

SITKA, Alaska, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Angling Unlimited has discovered the best way to connect grandparents and their grandchildren: two fishing rods, the Alaskan wilderness and a sea full of silver salmon. The charter fishing company, based out of Sitka in Southeast Alaska, has created an event that offers grandparents and their grandkids an opportunity to bond across the generations through learning and world-class sport fishing. (Logo:...

2010-08-09 07:00:00

LINCOLN CITY, Ore., Aug. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- West Coast Bank is the sole sponsor of Sitka Center for Art & Ecology's birthday celebrating the organization's 40-year history of providing educational experiences in art and ecology. The celebration will be held August 28, 2010 at the Sitka Center, 56606 Sitka Drive, Otis, Oregon, and will feature noted author David Duncan, lunch, art and music activities, a concert and potluck. West Coast Bank Coast District Manager-Senior Vice...

2008-07-16 12:01:29

By Indian Country Today, Oneida, N.Y. Jul. 16--SITKA, Alaska -- Most people know they need to eat healthier food and get more physical activity each day, but they don't know where to start. A community wellness advocate can help people make these healthy lifestyle changes. The award-winning CWA training program is recruiting for fall classes, and new students need to schedule an interview by Aug. 5 to reserve a spot in the program. The CWA training program is a cooperative effort...

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2008-03-30 12:00:00

ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- How about a job grossing half a million bucks in 60 minutes? That's what some commercial seine fishermen in Sitka, Alaska, scooped out of the water on Wednesday -- in the form of fatty, silvery Pacific herring. The Sitka sac roe herring fishery is already legendary for netting megabucks in minutes, but that day's catch was still a shocker -- for fishermen, regulators and seafood processors. Expecting healthy numbers of spawning fish, state biologists are allowing...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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