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The Messenger is produced by the Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation’s Public Relations Department as a report to Tribal Members. It is compiled monthly on the web at and printed every other month for our subscribers and YK Delta village residents. For questions, comments, submission of articles, or subscription information, write to:

Messenger Editor, Media Services
Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation
P.O. Box 528
Bethel, Alaska 99559

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News articles are published on the YKHC website as they are received. The Messenger is printed on the 15th of even-numbered months. Please respect our copyright and ask permission to reprint articles or pictures.

Current Issue

Current Articles

Dump the Bucket Campaign

YKHC’s Office of Environmental Health & Engineering (OEHE) staff recently launched an Indiegogo campaign to raise funds to build and pilot-test a greywater recycling system.   Read More »

CEO Financial Viability Report

As you will recall, our financial turnaround began in May of 2014. Since then we have posted a positive corporate gain each and every month for 12 months in a row!  Read More »

Emmonak Power Restored

On Tuesday morning, April 28, 2015, the Alaska Village Electric Cooperative (AVEC) experienced a fire in their oldest and largest generator (#6) sometime after 11:00 a.m. The Emmonak Volunteer Fire Department responded, including their recently trained and newest firefighters.  Read More »

Tribal Gathering XXII Recap

A special evening presentation on March 31 with renowned Native architect Johnpaul Jones set the tone for YKHC's twenty-second annual Tribal Unity Gathering, emphasizing the continued importance of culture, language and traditions in designing health care programs and services.  Read More »

Issue Archive

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