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Lawsuit Against Liberty Utilities for Mountain View Fire Damage by Local Government and Indian Tribes

Lawsuit Against Liberty Utilities for Mountain View Fire Damage Filed by Mono County, Antelope Valley Fire Protection District, Toiyabe Indian Health Project, and Bridgeport Indian Colony Bridgeport, Calif. — On Tuesday, January 19, 2021, Mono County, Antelope Valley Fire Protection District, Toiyabe Indian Health Project, Inc., and Bridgeport Indian Colony filed suit against Liberty Utilities, […]

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Statement from Toiyabe, NIHD leaders – Please Stay Home

Statement from Toiyabe, NIHD leaders Toiyabe Chief Executive Officer Kori Novak, PhD MBA, and Northern Inyo Healthcare District’s Interim Chief Executive Officer Kelli Davis, MBA, have released the following joint statement, encouraging residents to limit their exposure and stay home: To Our Community, On behalf of the front-line health care professionals at Toiyabe Indian Health […]

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Billie Gene ‘Jake’ Saulque: 1941-2019

BILLIE GENE SAULQUE “JAKE” January 17. 1941 – March 29, 2019 Billie Gene Saulque, best known as Jake, walked on in his sleep on March 29, 2019.  He was born at Schurz, Nevada, Indian Health Services Hospital on January 17, 1941 to John M. Saulque, and Gladys D. Watson.  He was raised in Benton and […]

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TIHP may have taken first step to heal rift

By Deb Murphy Faced with nearly 50 community members and staff during the open session of last Friday’s meeting, the Board of Directors of the Toiyabe Indian Health Project came out of a two-hour closed session to announce they will be meeting with suspended Chief Executive Officer David Lent this Friday. Chairman George Gholson announced […]

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Toiyabe Indian Health Project Faces More Challenges

By Deb Murphy To assess the situation at Toiyabe Indian Health Project, you have to look at bits and pieces of information surrounding the suspension of four administrators a month ago. Action taken by Bishop City Council may indicate the suspension is instead “staffing changes.” The Council approved a Memorandum of Understanding, initiated by Toiyabe, […]

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Analiyah Figueroa, age 5 months

WIC Walk: Babies bloom when breastfed

By Charles James The Inyo County and Toiyabe Indian Health Project’s “Women with Infants and Children” (WIC) programs held their 12th Annual WIC Walk at the Tri-County Fairground on Thursday, August 3 to promote breastfeeding. This year’s theme: “Babies Bloom When Breastfed.” Over four dozen participants joined in. The fact is, breast milk is still […]

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TIHP: Conducting ‘business as usual’

TIHP press release Toiyabe Indian Health Project (“TIHP”) would like to take this time to ensure its service community that it is conducting business as usual. While TIHP’s upper management is currently going through some changes, TIHP is still operating and continuing to offer all of the quality healthcare services it previously provided. TIHP continues to operate […]

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More allegations against TIHP board

By Deb Murphy The situation at the Toiyabe Indian Health Project is not one of waiting for the next shoe to drop. It’s more a matter of a hailstorm of shoes. Former Toiyabe Indian Health Project board member John Glazier was booted off the board last week for speaking to the media. In effect, that […]

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Four Toiyabe Indian Health Project administrators suspended

By Deb Murphy July 14, four months after the $17.5 million clinic opened, the Toiyabe Indian Health Project board of directors voted to suspend Chief Executive Officer David Lent, Chief Operations Officer Rick Frey, Chief Financial Officer Mary Daniels and Human Resources Manager Cyndee Kiddoo, without pay for 60 days while an investigation looks into […]

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