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WENATCHEE ― The likelihood of Chelan and Douglas counties being composed of sizable numbers of “have and have-not” residents in the future is real if current economic trends continue, according to a Community Needs Assessment released this week by the Chelan-Douglas Community Action Council. Over...
FHC Excellence and leadership posture Family Health Centers’ service area is primarily Okanogan County plus the Bridgeport Community in neighboring North Douglas County. We are committed to our mission of improving the health of our entire community. That is our bottom line. If in five years we...
There are more than 110,000 living with Alzheimer’s disease in our state and more than 348,000 family members and friends are acting as unpaid caregivers. Fellow Washingtonians who joined the more than 1,200 attendees at the Alzheimer’s Impact Movement Advocacy Forum in Washington, DC, said...
Our hearts remain touched with the love you have demonstrated for our Mother, Dorothy "Dot" Jess.  Words cannot express the fullness of our appreciation as it would take the entire paper. Mother's legacy and inheritance of investing into the community she  loved will have effects for lifetimes to...
Last week I attended a Map Your Neighborhood leader training in Pateros, conducted by Program director Jessica Rounds. I walked away feeling much better equipped to work with my neighbors to prepare for and respond to a disaster—fire, earthquake, etc. We learned how to prep our own home and family...
Planned Parenthood—sounds warm and fuzzy, but in fact it is Planned Extermination—not so warm and fuzzy. These days an unborn baby’s most dangerous place is in its mother’s womb, especially if you are poor and a minority. It is no accident many Planned Parenthood clinics are located close to  poor...
  Planned Parenthood—sounds warm and fuzzy, but in fact it is Planned Extermination—not so warm and fuzzy. These days an unborn baby's most dangerous place is in its mother's womb, especially if you are poor and a minority. It is no accident many Planned Parenthood clinics are located close to poor...
The Building Our Largest Dementia (BOLD) Infrastructure for Alzheimer’s Act has just been signed into law, and I want to thank Congressman Dan Newhouse for having been a co-sponsor of this meaningful legislation. The BOLD Act will allow effective Alzheimer’s public health interventions to be...
Having Dr. Ann Diamond as a candidate on our November Election Ballot is an opportunity to place a non-partisan official in our State Government.  Dr. Diamond has the qualifications and experience to help steer the process in Olympia.  As a doctor, she has insight on how to cut medical and...
Diamond has the qualifications, experience Having Dr. Ann Diamond as a candidate on our November Election Ballot is an opportunity to place a non-partisan official in our State Government.  Dr. Diamond has the qualifications and experience to help steer the process in Olympia.  As a doctor, she...

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