Dr. Erich Jurges and dental assistant Sarai Lara perform dental work on fellow Navy veteran Herman Weber earlier this month. Jurges is the owner of Sagebrush Dental in Wenatchee.

WENATCHEE — It’d been a while for the Navy vet.

Maybe a decade or so since his last visit to the dentist, said Herman Weber of East Wenatchee. Now, with a blue bib tied around his neck and black sunglasses over his eyes, he was in the care of a fellow sailor.

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Erich Jurges

SageBrush Dental owner

Pete O’Cain: (509) 664-7152 or

on Twitter@peterocain


Pete O’Cain is a graduate of Central Washington University, served in the Marines Corps and covers public safety in Chelan and Douglas counties. He also leads The Wenatchee World’s wildfire coverage.

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