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  OLYMPIA - Gov. Jay Inslee announced additional guidance today (March 28) related to the “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” proclamation to slow the spread of COVID-19. Inslee also sent a government-to-government letter to Washington’s tribal communities.   Guidance on funerals In partnership with...
  OLYMPIA - The Department of Licensing (DOL) is temporarily closing all driver licensing lobbies beginning March 31, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. All appointments are being canceled at this time and no appointments will be made going forward.   “The safety and health of both...
OKANOGAN - Family Health Centers (FHC) provides guidance for FHC patients seeking care during the COVID-19 crisis. We ask our patients to be conscientious about their health, their families and healthcare professionals by adhering to the following guidance: It’s important to self monitor and remain...
OKANOGAN – The Okanogan County and Douglas County Sheriff’s Offices are looking for community volunteers to serve as Non-Law Enforcement Community Representatives to assist their departments with review, selection and assessment issues. “The Non-Law Enforcement Community Representative does not...
One of my favorite authors is Ilona Andrews, a husband and wife team who live in south-central Texas and write great fiction. This week in their blog they mentioned how Gordon was struggling with his chronic allergies, and how he was hoping they could eventually move to a place where he could get a...
OLYMPIA - Do you take prescription medicines regularly? Make a list of all the medicines that you need regularly and ask the pharmacy or your healthcare provider if you can have an extra supply or early refill. That way, if you have to stay home, you know you can continue to take care of your...
OKANOGAN - If you have not received your ballot by Friday, Feb. 28, please contact the Auditors Office at 509-422-7240. Remember your ballots must be signed and you must choose a single political party. The Auditors Office, 149 3rd Ave N, Okanogan, is open Monday – Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and on...
Q: My insurance forced me to switch to a generic version of my medicine, but my symptoms started coming back. My doctor insists it’s the exact same medicine, so why doesn’t it work as well? Generic medicines are considered equivalent to their brand name counterparts, but they are not identical....
StatePoint -  Economic analysts increasingly predict that the U.S. will soon experience a recession, and a recent survey by CFP Board/Morning Consult shows many Americans agree: 55 percent of respondents believe a recession will occur in the next year. Roughly three quarters of respondents said an...
OLYMPIA — Following news the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) facility in Seattle may be closing, Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman is urging the Office of Management and Budget find a way to keep federal archival records in the state. She released the following statement...

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