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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

Fire levels new PATC

A devastating fire leveled Bethel's half-finished alcohol treatment center Monday night, October 27. There were no injuries and the building is insured. An investigation into the cause of the fire is underway.  Read More »

50th AVCP Convention draws candidates, VIPs

Many people were in Bethel this week as part of the 50th Anniversary of the Association of Village Council Presidents (AVCP) annual convention, including politicians, State of Alaska officials, and representatives from the region's Tribal councils.  Read More »

Bethel Prematernal Home opens

Ten years ago, the Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation began operating the Bethel Prematernal Home, previously a stand-alone agency with a 40-year-old dilapidated building where expectant mothers around the Delta came for their last month of pregnancy.   Read More »

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