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Native health leaders stress Medicaid issues

...future."Delays in the system can create or exasperate already urgent situations," said Donna Bach, the public relations director for the Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation.For example, providers around the state have reported instances of...
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Alaska personnel board makes gay partners 'family'

...requires a three-day waiting period before opposite-sex couples can marry.Division of Personnel and Labor Relations Director Nicki Neal said the regulations were copied from those used by the Division of Retirement and Benefits. Those rules...
Incoming Bartlett CFO may start earlier than anticipated

...Brough. "I'm greatly appreciative of the organization here, as well as the one I'm going to."Community relations director Jim Strader reacted positively Wednesday afternoon to the news."That's super," Strader said. "We're looking...
Invasive species bill advances in House

...the DFG and DNR who addressed the committee repeatedly referred during the meeting.Marlene Campbell, government relations director for the City and Borough of Sitka, testified on her own community's struggle with Dvex."Sitka is the first...
UAS screens film on Native experience in college a television documentary that was screened at the University of Alaska Southeast Friday evening.UAS public relations director Katie Bausler, who produced the first two installations in the "Alaska College Track" series in 2004 and 2007...
BRH's work environment under investigation

...have to walk a fine line."The Executive Committee offered no comment on the investigation.The BRH Community Relations Director, Jim Strader, declined to comment on personnel matters, but said that moving into executive session, as happened...
Hospital enters Harff era

...schedule kept her from commenting Wednesday."I have seen her for all of five minutes this morning," said community relations director Jim Strader. "She's booked solid."Petrie, who keeps the CEO's calendar, said Harff has been "inundated...
Hospital board terminates Quorum contract terminate the three-year contract, which took effect on Jan. 31, was unanimous, according to community relations director Jim Strader.The contract with Quorum has given Bartlett access to its group purchasing organization.In lieu...
Bartlett acknowledges billing errors

...any misappropriation of funds.""We just basically misinterpreted what we were allowed to do," Community Relations Director Jim Strader said Tuesday night."The total of the amount that's been found through the audit is the amount that...
Services to be held for Newman brothers Thursday and Saturday

...The family plans a celebration of life this weekend in a waterfront restaurant.Katie Bausler, UAS's public relations director, said Casey Newman was a student at the university. Bausler said the campus service is being organized by one of...


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