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Medicare health insurance plans are now open for enrollment for the 1.4 million Medicare beneficiaries in Washington. Deciding what type of Medicare plan is best for you can be a confusing task when not informed of all the important coverage details. Learn more about the different Medicare options...

PHOTO SOURCE: (c) MNStudio / iStock via Getty Images Plus As you look for that perfect gift, don’t overlook presents that have long-term benefits.
The holiday shopping season is here. What do you give a loved one to show them just how much you care? It’s time to think outside the box. Here are four presents you can give to special young people in your life now that they may not appreciate in the moment but will thank you for later. 1....
Unlike Santa, most of us don’t have elves to take care of properly packing up holiday packages. With shipping deadlines coming up quickly, it’s time to start thinking about getting those presents in the mail. If you don’t know where to begin with sending gifts across town or around the world, read...
WENATCHEE - Join us December 8 for Apple Valley Human Resources 2022 Employment Law Summit. Below are session details from the upcoming event. Managing mental illness at work - speaker Kara Craig Kara Craig is an Employment Attorney at Vigilant Law Group. She provides strategic day-to-day advice...
Save time and future headaches StatePoint  - After your lawn gets its last seasonal cut, it is time to put away spring and summer outdoor power equipment, like lawn mowers, leaf blowers, and trimmers. What’s next? Snow throwers, generators and other small engine equipment need to be ready for...

In 2021, more than 107,000 people died from drug-related overdoses, according to the U.S. Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, the bulk of which were from illicitly manufactured fentanyl, which shows up in fake pills, methamphetamine, and cocaine. PHOTO SOURCE: (c) ArLawKa AungTun / iStock via Getty Images Plus
StatePoint - As America’s drug overdose and death epidemic continues to impact communities of every size in every corner of the country, new challenges have emerged. In 2021, more than 107,000 people died from drug-related overdoses, according to the U.S. Centers of Disease Control and Prevention,...
NCW - Weather forecasts from the National Weather Service are calling for unfavorable conditions beginning Friday, Nov. 4 and extending through the weekend. Conditions will range from heavy rains in some parts of Chelan County to strong winds and our first low-elevation snow event of the season...
WENATCHEE- All fire restrictions in Chelan County expired on Friday, Oct. 28 the Chelan County fire marshal has announced. In addition, the fire hazard level was reduced from high to moderate in both the Valley and Mountain zones of the county until Nov. 4, said Fire Marshal Stephen Rinaldi. “The...

Smoke rising from the Minnow Ridge Fire on October 16, 2022. Photo U.S. Forest Service by Ross Boots
Fire Information Line: 509-557-0973 ·   Total acres: 15,908 ·   Personnel: 37 ·   Location: 15 miles northwest of Plain, WA ·   Start Date: August 11, 2022 ·   Estimated Completion: November 15, 2022               Fire updates will be occurring about once a week, or as conditions change.  ...
(StatePoint) Prepping windows for cold, gusty weather are essential no matter your home’s age, but what exactly needs to be done? Read on for the ultimate breakdown of how to seal windows and protect your home from the winter chill. Step 1 – Test for Air Leaks. Any style of window could have small...

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