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Interim CEO steps in

...Allen said he can serve until April, when his Sitka boat tour business begins for the visitor season, the Daily Sitka Sentinel reported.The Sitka Assembly voted in December to extend a line of credit to the hospital from $500,000 to $1...
Sitka man charged in police standoff

SITKA - A Sitka man is facing three felony assault charges after an early-morning standoff with police Sunday ended with the use of tear gas. Responding to a call about 1 a.m.
Sitka Community Hospital board selects interim CEO

...departure of his predecessor.Rob Allen was selected at a special meeting of the hospital board Wednesday, the Daily Sitka Sentinel reported.For now, Allen replaces Jeff Comer, who resigned suddenly amid the hospital's financial problems...
Sitka hospital to request loan from city

...emergency.Administrators are planning to go before the city Assembly today to make a formal request, the Daily Sitka Sentinel reported."We have zero days' cash on hand," hospital CEO Jeff Comer said. "The perfect storm has hit, and...
Plan for Sitka home produce stands moves forward

...approved by the assembly.A public hearing and a final vote on the proposal is scheduled for Dec. 9, the Daily Sitka Sentinel reported.The plan would define commercial home horticulture to include garden stands and speed up the permitting...
Sitka hospital CEO says he was assaulted, plans to depart

...better description of his alleged assailants.Comer took over as CEO of Sitka Community Hospital in September. The Sitka Sentinel reported that Comer had notified the city administrator, Mark Gorman, last Wednesday of plans to step down as CEO...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for Sunday, Dec. 29, 2014

...of Sitka voted to give Sitka Community Hospital an extra line of credit. According to the report published in the Sitka Sentinel, the hospital on Baranof Island is out of money and needs help to stay open. New Sitka hospital CEO Jeff Comer...
Sitka artist carries forth Dale DeArmond's teachings

...moving to Sitka the next year to take over the Daily Sitka Sentinel, established in 1940 by Harold and Ernestine Veatch...been updated to correct a previous inaccuracy. The Sitka Sentinel was founded by Harold and Ernestine Veatch in 1940...
Health consortium closes medical training unit

...Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium has ended a Sitka-based emergency medical training program.The Daily Sitka Sentinel reported that the closure ends three decades of training in first aid, CPR and emergency medical services.Consortium...
Sitka tribe to develop shellfish testing lab

...Administration for Native Americans, which is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.The Daily Sitka Sentinel reported the lab will allow the tribe and six other tribal organizations to assess vulnerability in their communities...


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