News

An aggergate feed of all the news, events and articles produced by TCC.

Recent Articles

Seasonal Depression: More Than Winter Blues

SEASONAL DEPRESSION As the temperature drops and the days get shorter, many people change their wardrobes and routines. But for people with seasonal affective disorder, the change of season is associated with a significant change in mood. This mood change can be overwhelming—causing them to experience a deep depression and

Advocacy/Legislative Update 11.13.20

Biden Transition Team Includes Chickasaw Tribal member With the transfer of power taking place in our nation’s capital, the President-elect has charged a team with making recommendations for key positions within the soon to be President’s cabinet.   Kevin Washburn, who served as the assistant secretary for Indian Affairs for the

TCC Moves to Limited Services

As COVID-19 cases increase throughout the state, TCC is taking the next step in preventative action. Starting on Monday, November 16th, TCC will begin a work-from-home order for all non-essential services. Most appointments at the Chief Andrew Isaac Health Center will be moved to either telephone or video conference appointments.

CHA Spotlight – Herbie Demit

Sometimes you go looking for a job, and sometimes the job finds you.  Herbert “Herbie” Demit never had any intention of becoming a health aide.  He’d been a carpenter, a trucker, a heavy equipment operator, and a village public safety officer, but learning precise details about the body and then

Hughes Concludes Tank Farm Construction

Construction has just wrapped up on a brand new 80,000-gallon bulk Tank Farm in the community of Hughes, AK competed by the City of Hughes in partnership with the TCC Energy Program. The city of Hughes received an $817k Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) award from the state of Alaska

TCC Offices Closed Nov 9th Due to Bad Weather

Due to inclement weather and hazardous road conditions, TCC’s offices will be CLOSED Monday, November 9th. This is to ensure the safety of both our staff and those we serve. Services at the Chief Andrew Isaac Health Center will be limited. If you have an appointment scheduled – you may

Leadership passes to PJ SIMON

On October 13th, the Tanana Chiefs Conference Full Board of Directors elected a new Chief/Chairman to lead the organization – PJ Simon of Allakaket/Galena. Five candidates ran to lead the organization after former Chief/Chairman Victor Joseph who had completed his two consecutive terms. “I will work as hard as I

Youth Wellness Warriors

Here’s a great opportunity for youth in your community! SPF-PFS Prevention Through Wellness has teamed up with:Challenge Life“Preparing for the Future” TCC & Challenge Life will present both live streaming and videos to help each participant build a strong life foundation for their future through weekly fitness activities and much

Advocacy/Legislative Update 10.23.20

PROGRESS ACT signed…but no real progress President Donald Trump finally signed S.209, the Practical Reforms and Other Goals To Reinforce the Effectiveness of Self-Governance and Self-Determination for Indian Tribes Act, into law, a month after the bill cleared its final hurdle in Congress. S.209, also known as the PROGRESS Act,

Open Comment period for the Regional Transportation Strategy

It is time to do annual updates for the Regional Transportation Strategy.The Regional Transportation Strategy was a directive from the Executive Board for the TCC Region. It was completed and adopted by the Executive Board in 2019. As a living document, changes are made when necessary. There is an open

Recent Events

Yukon River Fish Update

Join Stephanie Quinn-Davidson, Brooke Woods, and Charlie Wright this morning on KRFF 89.1 as they provide an update on the Yukon River fishing season! Friday, January 29th at 11:00am Voice

FNA 2021 Annual Membership Meeting

Fairbanks Native Association 2021 Annual Membership Meeting Candidates must submit a completed application to FNA Administration before 5 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 1st. Applications can be found on the FNA

Missing Persons Vigil

Everyone Welcome! Join us in prayer and a call to action alongside community leaders and the families of the missing persons More information contact:Jody Potts 907-960-2002

COVID-19 Vaccine Radio Show

Join Chief/Chairman PJ Simon, Health Services Director Jacoline Bergstrom, and Senior Medical Officer Dr.Alisa Alexander this Friday, January 15th at 11:00am on KRFF 89.1 Voice of Denali where they will

Health

CHA Spotlight: Mariah Bifelt – Itinerant

By: Linden Staciokas Mariah Bifelt knew a number of health aides growing up, including her own aunt.  But she never considered being one until she moved back to her home

CHA Spotlight – Herbie Demit

Sometimes you go looking for a job, and sometimes the job finds you.  Herbert “Herbie” Demit never had any intention of becoming a health aide.  He’d been a carpenter, a

Betty jo Schmitz – CHA Spotlight

What do you do when you are in your 60s, your children have left home and your husband has retired?  Not many people would say, “I think I’ll become a

Tina Nollner – CHA Spotlight

The residents of Circle had no idea that the frightening illness of the recent newcomer would bring health to the entire community, but it did.  Tina Nollner recalls, “I moved

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