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Veterans Day Ceremony and Fundraiser at Aberdeen VFW

Aberdeen VFW Post Ribbon Cutting

“Come join us in a Veteran’s Day Ceremony to honor the Veterans of the U.S. military,” says Aberdeen Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post #224, Commander Jim Daly.  “The Aberdeen Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #224 will be hosting a ceremony

Back to Health with Dr. Mark Van Hemert November 4, 2014

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State to fine owners of Mason County water system for neglect

The Washington State Department of Health intends to issue a $17,640 penalty to the investor-owners of Ripplewood Tracts water system in Mason County. The planned fine is for violating a state directive to bring the water system into compliance with

Back to Health with Dr. Mark Van Hemert October 21, 2014

Military solders dismissed over musculoskeletal pain. Quick weight loss is as effective as slow weight loss. Unsaturated fats improve blood lipid profile. Part 1   Type 2 diabetes, and are too many cardiac stress test with imaging being done? Part

Public invited to comment on oil transportation study

Crude by rail in Washington State

The public is invited to provide feedback on a preliminary study assessing risks associated with increased transportation of oil through Washington state. Public meetings are scheduled next week in Spokane and Olympia to accept comments regarding the study and recommendations.

City of Aberdeen to reconsider fluoridation of water supply

City of Aberdeen WA

The city of Aberdeen will review whether they should continue adding fluoride to their water in the coming months, after several public comments on the matter North Aberdeen resident Karla Eilers spoke last night. “There are many out there that believe

Back to Health with Dr. Mark Van Hemert September 2, 2014

Medibid – a medical ‘priceline’ Small medical procedures have fewer ‘preventable hospital admissions.’ Part 1 Endocrine disrupting chemicals and Type 2 diabetes Part 2

Race the Wave 5K fun run/walk to practice tsunami evacuation routes

Tsunami Evacuation Route

September is National Preparedness Month and Pacific Northwest coastal communities are leading by example. Cannon Beach, Oregon will host Race the Wave, their first hazard-themed fun run designed to blend awareness and action into a single activity. Race the Wave

Grays Harbor College launches “Plus 50″ Program with free computer workshop

Grays Harbor College campus

Grays Harbor College launches the new Plus 50 Encore Completion program with a free computer workshop on Saturday, September 13 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Whiteside Education Center in Aberdeen. Plus 50 is a new program designed

Summit Pacific Medical Center mandates flu shots for employees

Summit Pacific Regional Medical Center

Elma, WA – Summit Pacific Medical Center has decided to require all staff to receive their flu shot this fall, and will begin letting new hires know that their employment with Summit Pacific is reliant on them receiving the vaccine.