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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...
Slide Ridge Retrofit: This project is temporarily shut down because of the ongoing Twenty-Five Mile Fire. People who do not live on South Lakeshore Road are asked to avoid the area so emergency responders and equipment can get through. South Lakeshore Road is closed to the public at Slide Ridge....
OLYMPIA – Department of Health (DOH), Seattle Public Utilities (SPU), Tacoma Public Utilities, the City of Everett and partner agencies across the state emphasized on June 18 that drinking water throughout Washington remains clean and safe despite a chlorine supply interruption impacting regional...
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 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...
NCW - NCW Libraries is still requiring all visitors to wear a mask, including those fully vaccinated.  The latest guidance from the CDC has loosened mask recommendations for fully vaccinated individuals, and the library district is encouraged by climbing vaccination rates and declining infection...

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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...

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