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WENATCHEE - According to the regions emergency plans, Link Transit is considered a critical life service that provides access to food, medicine, medical care and other essential services. Therefore, Link is planning and expected to continue providing service. The Link Board of Directors reconfirmed...
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...
WENATCHEE - Precautionary measures are being taken at Wenatchee Valley Humane Society (WVHS) after two dogs tested positive for the distemper virus. As a result, WVHS medical team and staff have diligently reviewed canine intake dates and cross referenced them with vaccination history. Dogs at the...

Check your smoke alarms. Having working smoke alarms on each level of the home and in every sleeping area is key to having a safe home. / © ADOBE STOCK
(BPT) - Fires can occur when you least expect it, leaving little time to plan your escape, so the time to prepare for an emergency isn't when your alarm sounds. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), only 32% of American households have actually developed and practiced an...
CHELAN/MANSON/ENTIAT - Seasonal weight restrictions are on roadways in the Chelan and Cashmere road districts. Freight haulers are asked to watch the Chelan County Public Works website to keep up on additional restrictions throughout the county.  The special motor vehicle permit is available on...
WENATCHEE – Business owners in Washington are responsible for knowing which taxes to report. To help them, the Washington State Department of Revenue (Revenue) is hosting a free workshop for new and small business owners on Feb. 20, 1:30 – 4:30 p.m., North Central Region, Washington State Dept. of...
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...
  UNION GAP – A ban on outdoor burning and the use of uncertified stoves and fireplaces begins at 8 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, in Okanogan County’s Methow Valley, and for all of Chelan and Douglas counties due to poor air quality in the region. A Stage 1 ban that began earlier this week in Kittitas and...

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