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Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corp. CEO leaving

...Health Corp. has retired months sooner than expected following his recent announcement that he was stepping down.Gene Peltola Sr. led the corporation for 24 years and earlier this month announced his expected retirement, saying he would work...
Federal funding cuts affect YKHC

...stands to lose almost $30 million in the next decade unless it becomes exempt by Congress, said YKHC president and CEO Gene Peltola."So, this is an annual process that we're going to have to go through to be able to live within our means...
Nunam Iqua village clinic closing as workers quit

...the village of 200 near the mouth of the Yukon River needs police to protect medical workers and control alcohol. CEO Gene Peltola told The Anchorage Daily News the workers are fearful of harm. "I'm not going to put an employee in a position where...
Bethel residents head to polls for booze laws again

...first the Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corp. saw a spike in alcohol-related emergency room visits, said chief executive Gene Peltola. Then E.R. visits dipped to pre-November levels and have since leveled off, he said. Klejka hasn't seen signs...


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