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Russ Speidel, Attorney, Speidel Bentsen Law Firm
 Today we’d like to introduce you to the Charitable Remainder Unitrust, also known as the CRUT. CRUTs can be a donor’s best friend, providing them an income stream for life and allowing them to establish a legacy once they pass.  In 1995, an investment advisor called me for help. He had an elderly...
OKANOGAN – Primary Election Day. August 3. Here are a few things to remember about your ballot.     •    The ballot envelope must be signed     •    If you mail your ballot, postage is paid. Check with your local Post Office for cutoff times to get your ballot postmarked properly. The Auditors...
NCW - Aging & Adult Care of Central Washington will distribute vouchers to qualified seniors who reside in Adams, Chelan, Douglas, Grant, Lincoln and Okanogan counties on a first come, first serve basis during the month of June. Qualifications for the 2021 voucher program • You must be 60...

Courtesy Chelan-Douglas Community Action Council
NCW - The Chelan-Douglas Community Action Council is offering a rent assistance program to qualifying individuals and households in Chelan and Douglas county. The program offers financial assistance for a combination of rent and utility arrears, current rent and utility payments, future rent...
WENATCHEE - Link Transit will continue to operate all routes fare-free through at least June 2022, with the Link Board approving a pilot project at its May meeting. The policy is intended to help attract riders back to the system, which has seen about a 25 - 30 percent drop in boardings since the...
WENATCHEE — Our Valley Our Future and NCW Libraries have partnered on an upcoming series  of online forums centered on what people see as the greatest needs in their community, and  what ideas they have to make life better for all.  Information gleaned from the forums will help shape Our...

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STATE POINT - The American Medical Association (AMA) is urging Americans to get vaccinated as soon as they’re eligible and continue precautions against COVID-19 infection. But patients have many questions.   “For more than a year, physicians and public health officials have asked us to...
BPT - You feel it again - that nagging back pain. Or maybe it’s an earache that won’t go away. With COVID-19 restrictions making many of us reluctant to leave the comforts of home, it’s good to know there are other ways to see your health care provider and get your medical questions answered....
Editors Note: Every year, National Nurses Week kicks off on May 6. The celebration continues all week, culminating on May 12 – Florence Nightingale’s birthday, and International Nurses Day. The celebration has evolved over the years into a weeklong event; but International Nurses Day was first...
WENATCEE - Commuters using Link Transit buses on the Highway 97A corridor should expect rerouting and some delays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays Monday, March 29 through Monday, April 12 due to a planned rock scaling project. All Route 21 trips will depart as scheduled, but trips affected by the...

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