North Fork Ambulance

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Dec 1, 2016

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Mar 4, 2015

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North Fork Ambulance Association
North Fork Ambulance Association

The North Fork Ambulance Association is facing a large budget deficit. The association has been operating in Delta County for 46 years. "We are the only emergency response in the valley for medical," Kathy Steckel , the organization's executive director, says . "The next closest emergency medical comes out of Delta." The nonprofit has five employees and about 50 volunteer emergency responders. " It takes one driver and one EMT to respond to a call," Steckel says. "We have three stations to...

public meeting, North Fork Ambulance Association
Laura Palmisano / KVNF

The North Fork Ambulance Association is facing a large budget deficit. That’s why the organization is hosting a series of meetings to gather ideas from the community on what to do about the problem. The first meeting was in Hotchkiss on Thursday night. The association is the only ambulance service provider in the North Fork Valley. About 50 volunteer emergency responders staff it. The nonprofit is funded by paid memberships, grants from the state, charging non-members for ambulance services...

North Fork Ambulance

Today we speak with three members of the only ambulance and EMT service available to residents of the North Fork Valley and some surrounding areas. North Fork Ambulance is a non-profit, volunteer run group that's been serving the valley since 1969. Joining us in the studio for a conversation about the group's history, its mission and its methods are Richard Kinser - Operations Cheif and Board President, Dr. Dory Funk - board member and physician, and Kathy Steckel - Director of North Fork...