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A dream come true, Richland woman gets patent for foot dryer

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RICHLAND — A 64-year-old Richland woman whose idea for a foot-and-toes dryer has received a U.S. patent with hopes the device will help those with diabetes. Guadalupe Olvera said that a yearslong effort to obtain the patent was possible because of help and encouragement from teachers at Pasco’s Columbia Basin College, close friends and her faith in God.

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