The folks at Washington’s health insurance exchange recently issued a news release touting the automatic renewal that will be available for about 80 percent of the customers who are currently enrolled.
My name is Bill Murray. I am the incoming president of Wenatchee Downtown Rotary and I am the local ONE chapter chairperson for GAVI advocacy. I have been an active Rotarian for the past 14 years and involved in ONE’s advocacy for the past year.
At a battlefield hospital very close to the front a naive infantryman is ordered to fill in as a surgical attendant. His job is to sterilize and supply surgical implements to the operating surgeons. He is hurried through the sterilizing method — the sink and soap and the autoclave (the oven) — and thrown to it.
Dear Abby: A former colleague recently moved nearby and sent us an invitation to dinner at her new residence. She lives in an area that’s populated by wild peacocks, which she knew before she moved there.
Make a Difference Day is this Saturday. That's when volunteers across North Central Washington take on projects to help others. Want to join in? Check out our list of projects, grab a pair of gloves or a paintbrush and Make a Difference this Saturday.
When David Sutton explains the fine points of photographing a cat, you listen. One of the most skilled pet and portrait photographers in the business, he’s had his work exhibited around the world, and he has a steady stream of four-legged clients visiting his Evanston, Ill., studio. (Take a peek at his website, suttonstudios.com .)
Dear Abby: I am a 21-year-old woman from the Philippines. I have been insecure all my life. I know I have a pretty face, but I have a lot of scars on my legs from childhood. Because of this I am depressed, unhappy and insecure. I never wear shorts, skirts or dresses that show my legs.
Seven-year-old Kharma Bird of Wenatchee had never laid eyes on an apple this big before. Her grandmother, Vicki DeRooy, who works in receiving at McDougall and Sons in Wenatchee, received a shipment of unusually large Honeycrisp apples and took one home to show Kharma. Amy Yarbrough of Wenatchee is Kharma’s mother.
LEAVENWORTH — State Sen. Linda Evans Parlette recently received statewide recognition for her support of people with developmental disabilities. She was awarded the 2014 Outstanding Legislator award from the Community Employment Alliance (CEA) Oct. 1, the first day of National Disability Employment Awareness Month.
WENATCHEE — Wenatchee High School seniors Serena Fitzgerald and Austin Schmaltz have been named Commended Students in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), which conducts the program.
WENATCHEE — Wenatchee Valley Lions, Evergreen Optical and Hometown Hearing are sponsoring an eyeglass and hearing aid collection drive from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 27-31. All parts of eyeglasses and hearing aids can be used.