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The Theme for 2022 - Nursing the World Back to Health. Nurses are central to addressing a wide range of health challenges.This recognition builds on the increased visibility of nurses' contributions from 2022 and ANA's expansion of National Nurses Week to Nurses Month in May. Every year, National...

Courtesy Shop with a Cop “Shop with a Cop,” aim is to help students in poverty purchase Christmas gifts for themselves and their family members with a local police officer
In 2001, the board of directors for the Credit Bureau of Wenatchee were in the process of closing the doors of their nonprofit and deciding what to do with their assets.  Per federal law, when nonprofits dissolve, their remaining assets must be used for charitable purposes. At the time, the board...

Courtesy StatePoint Comparing quotes from different insurance providers can help you save money and lock in the best possible deal. Using price comparison websites can help simplify this process, allowing you to compare personalized quotes from multiple providers in real time.
StatePoint - Inflation is driving rising costs on everything from gasoline to groceries. And recent research shows that auto insurance is expected to rise for most policyholders this year too. While you can’t control how insurers price their policies, you can avoid shouldering higher costs. Here...

Courtesy StatePoint New research suggests that Americans are volunteering to give back to their communities and fight stress during uncertain times.
StatePoint - New research suggests that Americans are volunteering to give back to their communities and fight stress during uncertain times. A recent KEEN/Harris Poll Survey found that a majority of Americans see the direct benefits of volunteering, with 86% feeling helping others reduces stress....

Courtesy StatePoint Children’s feet grow fast and need to be replaced often. That’s why you can consider selecting footwear that incorporates eco-friendly features.
StatePoint - If you’re like many parents, you want to set a good example for your children and teach them how they can positively impact the world around them. However, when it comes to sustainable efforts, the responsibility of saving the environment can seem like a monumental task. Going green...
StatePoint - If your family is like most, you have “junk” in your basement, garage, or attic, such as sports cards, memorabilia, and toys. Before you toss them out during spring cleaning, consider that the prices of sports cards, games and other ephemera are skyrocketing. How can you determine if...

Courtesy StatePoint Countertops are the most common feature upgraded during kitchen renovations, according to a 2022 Houzz study, which found that nine in 10 remodelers performed this update.
StatePoint - Is remodeling your kitchen on your wish list? Afraid of how much it’ll set you back? HomeAdvisor puts the average kitchen remodel price in the $12,567 to $34,962 range. However, you can buck the trend of costly, complicated updates. Consider these three renovations, all of which will...
OLYMPIA – Thousands of doses of a potentially life-saving COVID-19 drug are available in the state of Washington, and could potentially benefit those at highest risk for hospitalization and death from COVID-19. Evusheld (tixagevimab co-packaged with cilgavimab) is a monoclonal antibody treatment...
BREWSTER - There will be a regular meeting of the Board of Douglas Okanogan County Fire District #15 Commissioners on Monday, April 11, 6 p.m., at Ambulance Hall Alternate attendance option details are: HYPERLINK "https://meet.goto.com/801895981" \t "_blank" https://meet.goto.com/801895981 
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OKANOGAN - If you have not received your ballot by Friday, April 15, please contact the Auditors Office at 509-422-7240. Remember your ballots must be signed and postmarked no later than April 26. The Auditors Office, 149 3rd Ave. N., Okanogan, is open Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and on...

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