The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Overnight

Lo60° Mostly Cloudy

Wednesday

Hi86° Slight Chc Sprinkles

Wednesday Night

Lo63° Slight Chc Showers

Thursday

Hi81° Slight Chc Showers

Thursday Night

Lo61° Partly Cloudy

Friday

Hi81° Mostly Sunny

Friday Night

Lo55° Mostly Clear

Saturday

Hi82° Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo57° Mostly Clear

Sunday

Hi85° Sunny

Tonasket: Assisted living closure spurs challenges to hospital board

Send to Kindle
Print This

TONASKET — A decision by North Valley Hospital commissioners in January to close its assisted living facility has put two incumbent candidates in the hot seat on Nov. 5.

Dick Larson and Lael Duncan acknowledge that closing the facility and asking 27 seniors to move was unpopular. But, they say, after losing some $800,000 in seven years due low Medicaid reimbursements, the facility had to be closed to save the financially-struggling public hospital.

View my optionsorSign in