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Mayor Farivar
Hello everyone! There are a few things I want to share with you before the end of the year. Waste Management Residential Services On October 23, 2018, the City Council approved a contract with Waste Management to provide weekly garbage pickup and recycling services in the residential neighborhoods...
 A poll by Axios and SurveyMonkey found 61 percent of Democrats believe Republicans are racist, sexist and bigoted, and 31 percent of Republicans think the same thing about Democrats. 54 percent of Democrats find Republicans to be ignorant, 49 percent of Republicans believe the same about...
  The America economy is growing strongly. How could that possibly be bad news? It’s definitely better than “we’re in a recession.” However, the strength of our economy is causing major problems for the rest of the world (it’s Trump’s fault). At this point, a wise person might ask: “Why should I...
  The Iranian Ayatollahs are spinning on their prayer mats with fear and confusion because they never figured the millions of terrorists they have funded all over the world would ever come home to roost. Well, they have. A military parade in late September was the target and more than two dozen...
  A few years ago, one of my patients, a retired Marine mentioned how he had been suffering from shooting and burning pains in his legs and feet for the last few years, and although his doctor tried several different pain medicines, none had really helped. Then one day his feet and legs stopped...
  The next generation of tyrants will be the corporations that run the computers and all the gizmos and control all the money while also giving the masses a new religion of self satisfaction and complete addiction ala interactive games of life posing as life itself.  Their hands are on the controls...
Over the last couple years, one of the most popular phrases in the financial world was “synchronized global growth.” The idea was that all the major economies in the world (America, Europe, Japan and China) were finally growing together, which was very helpful for the American economy and stock...
  Inside your nose are two sets of blood vessels, one in front of the bone that your nose is attached to, called anterior, and one behind that bone, called posterior. Posterior nosebleeds are harder to stop because it’s difficult to apply direct pressure to blood vessels that far inside your nose....
  Fifteen years ago, on a lovely Saturday morning in Tampa, Florida, I parked my rented Ford Focus next to a baseball field. Patricia, her husband Bill and I had been invited to come watch Frank, a mutual friend’s 10-year old son pitch in a Little League game that afternoon. The weather was perfect...
After months of tough talk, the trade war is on. We’ve officially imposed tariffs, and the world has retaliated. We are feeling the impacts right here in the Wenatchee Valley as our apples were hit with tariffs by both Mexico and India. Similar stories are playing out all over America. This looks...

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