The Washington State Hospital Association and Washington State Medical Association launched "Honoring Choices Pacific Northwest." A website, HonoringChoicesPNW.org has resources designed to help people have conversations about what medical services they want — and what they don't want — when they're getting ready to die.
By the last day of December, 107,071 people had signed up or re-enrolled to receive health insurance through the state's website, healthplanfinder.org, which subsidizes premiums through the Affordable Care Act — also known as Obamacare. That includes over 79,000 people who renewed their plans, and nearly 28,000 people — more than a quarter of those enrolling — who signed up for the first time.
There is some significant news this week relating to the North Central Washington Business Loan Fund, an organization that specializes in providing assistance to small businesses that struggle to get financing through traditional means.
North Central Washington wineries showed they can compete with the state's largest and most prestigious wineries at the 15th Annual Platinum Judging, held by Wine Press Northwest and Great Northwest Wines in Kennewick Oct. 21-23.
If you’re a big fan of Kiku brand apples — arguably one of the sweetest apples ever — then keep a lookout in coming weeks for the popular brand to hit store shelves.
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Work is finally beginning to taper off at Washington wineries. All the grapes have long ago been crushed and pressed. Their juice is now finishing the slow process of final fermentation in barrels, tanks and carboys.