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Norton Sound

An inlet of the Bering Sea in western Alaska south of the Seward Peninsula.
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Norton Sound Health Corporation (NSHC) is a tribally owned and operated healthcare organization that serves approximately 10,000 people across 16 communities in this region.
The Norton Sound Economic Development Corporation is one of the CDQ groups and represents fifteen communities and 8,700 people in the Bering Strait Region of Northwestern Alaska, partnering with Glacier Fish Company to harvest many of its allocations.
During July 2016-May 2017, the Alaska Division of Public Health (ADPH) investigated two outbreaks of trichinellosis in the Norton Sound region associated with consumption of raw or undercooked walrus (Odobenusrosmarus) meat; five cases were identified in each of the two outbreaks.
GCI has begun expanding high-speed terrestrial broadband service to the Northwest Arctic Borough and Norton Sound, delivering services to 10 new communities in 2016, the company said.
The Iditarod National Historical Trail runs across two mountain ranges, over the Yukon River, and along 150 miles of Norton Sound coastline.
His duty stations include Submarine Group TWO, San Diego; USS Satyr (ARL23); Supply Officer, USS Higbee (DDR 806); Naval Station, San Diego; Naval Air Station North Island, San Diego; Naval Supply Depot, Subic Bay, Luzon, R.P.; Naval Ordnance Missile Test Facility, N.M.; Supply Officer, USS Norton Sound (AVM1); Supply Officer, USS Helena (CV75); Naval Ordnance Supply Office, and Navy Ships Parts Control Center, Mechanicsburg, Pa.; Naval Supply Systems Command, Washington, D.C.; and Defense Supply Agency, Cameron Station, Alexandria, Va.
Additionally, Norton Sound Seafood House, opening in concourse C, will offer a seafood menu designed by AnchorageOs award-winning chef and TV personality Al Levinsohn.
Next, we loaded a boat with hundreds of pounds of gear and embarked on a ride through the ice-choked waters along the Norton Sound shore to our base camp.
Department of Labor, and our partners in the project include the Norton Sound Health Corporation, Annapolis Coalition on the Behavioral Health Workforce, and Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education.
Next year, Operation Arctic Care will continue the tradition that began in 1996 of providing patient care to the natives and in 2006 will serve the Norton Sound Health Corporation villages.