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Friday, June 30, 2006 1rile III,/MHIDml Page 7 Left: Blake Homer & Willow from San Diego win dog look-a-like. The winner of puppy). Best Kisser, (lab Third place best kisser, local McKenzie Montanga and her yorkie Ricky. Shown here with Naomi Barton, the lares and Eukaneuba sponsor. The contest was part of the Yacht Dogs Show event over the weekend at Two Harbors. Best overall dog winnerTwo Harbor locals Bodie & Caleb Jensen. " Faze medical center's board of direc- Greene said one of the mainknow that he was interested in being secure a mooring in the harbor lmt tors. It calls for two full-time reasons to have the physicians live considered for one of the full time that it never materialized. ConUnued from page 1 physicians on the Island fttll lime is that if one positions. However, he said that the Greene said that Fraze was They would join staff physi- must take time off, the other must requirement for full time residency not able to make clear exactly how Paul Heiderscheidt currently fills cian Heiderscheidt. 'The objective be able to step in at a moment's on the Island was a problem, he was going to live On a boat. that position. In addition a part-time is to have three on-island physi- notice. Fraze said that affordability "Otherwise it may have been physician such as Fraze, works for cians," Greene said. 'This should "Sometimes due to weather and availability of adequate hous- something to consider" Greene the medical center and serves as a make the on-call schedule more conditions people can't even get to ing was a large issue, said. back-up to the full time physician, reasonable. The doctors would be the Island" Greene said. "That is Fraze said that he would have Fraze said that although he is Greene said that the current on-call every three weeks rather especially true in the wintertime" maintained his home in Danadisappointed that he was not able system seems to overwork the than every two;' Other factors include the pos- Point so that his two daughters to become a full-time physician for physicians. "We have been recruiting for sibility of the physician that works could continue their education at the medical center he understands "In my opinion it's too stren- several months;' Greene said. "We for the federal government to be Dana Hills High School. He sug- and respects the way it is run. uous:' Greene said. "I don't know have two candidates that look very called away to a disaster, gested that he and his wife would Greene said that Fraze has if it leads to the best health care promising." Greene said that it will ulti- consider buying a boat to live on done a very good job for the reed- and the doctors tend to be tired The medical center board mately be up to the board of direc- and that way he could be consid- ical center. and unhappy:' insists that any physician hired for tots to hire the new physicians, ered a full time resident. "We wish him well in his new Greene said that in Januaryhe a full time position must agree to Fraze said that he had let the Fraze said that he was hoping endeavors and we will miss suggested a new model to the live full-time on Catalina, medical center's administration the medical center could help him Greene said. | 601 Cre em. Come out rat hlaml L