Adventures in home delivery

It’s no secret. Technology is changing the way we do things. I don’t trust myself to get dressed in the morning before checking my weather apps (I have three). And I’m not sure how I survived prior to having the find my family app at my fingertips.
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People powered capital

Almost weekly, I read surprising new statistics about capital concentration.
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Crop insurance vital in light of current economic and weather conditions

As part of a recent Farm Bill Policy Reform Summit in Washington D.C., groups including The R Street Institute, Taxpayers for Common Sense, The Heritage Foundation and other like-minded groups have called for policy changes to the Farm Bill that the Washington Association of Wheat Growers (WAWG) finds short-sided and will ultimately harm the farming community and rural America.
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Local food served on school lunch trays nationwide

October is National Farm to School Month, a time to recognize the importance of improving child nutrition, supporting local economies and educating communities about the origins of their food.
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Bipartisan effort to boost American ag exports picks up steam

When consumers in Tokyo or Hong Kong want delicious fresh fruit, meat or other products, they are likely to know that the best is grown here in the United States.
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Learning new things about scents

We’ve known each other for more than 30 years and I’m still learning new things about him. This weekend it was all about scented candles.
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The multitudinous multi-tasker

A phone used to be a phone and nothing more — except for maybe a paperweight. Now our “phones” are multi-taskers of the unlimited kind. Well, unless you go over your allotted gigabytes or data plan, but you know what I mean.
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September is National Voter Registration Month

OLYMPIA — Many people associate September with the return of school, fall and football. But it’s also the month dedicated to reminding citizens of their civic duty to register and vote. The National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS), of which Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman is a member, has declared September National Voter Registration Month. NASS also has designated Sept....
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IRIS to host 8th annual NCW Community Success Summit in Chelan

The Initiative for Rural Innovation & Stewardship (IRIS) plans to showcase success stories when it teams up with partners to convene the 8th annual NCW Community Success Summit in Chelan on Nov. 8.
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Visiting Washington, D.C. is a trip of a lifetime

This past July, I was able to travel to Washington D.C. with my daughter and her family as she received her doctoral degree in education.
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