Our View: Trust must be earned, especially when broken
February 27, 2020
Four years ago, it was standing room only in the courthouse when the hospital board discussed its management contract with Rapid City Regional Health (RCRH). It had been a topic of discussion for weeks across the county. There was deep concern about the future of our hospital and long term care.
The public felt we’d been seeing progress, that things were more positive than they had been when RCRH arrived. The community came out in force to share their concerns.
To this day, we don’t know why RCRH was dismissed. The decision was made in executive sessions and consequently the board was...