No excuse for fake news rhetoric

The plight of a grieving orca who continues to carry her dead calf for weeks is reported by the Seattle Times. The Spokane Spokesman-Review lets people know for the first time the Legislature is forming a task force to exempt lawmakers from portions of the Public Records Act.
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Get a colonoscopy and avoid colon cancer, please

I had my fourth colonoscopy recently. The best part of the procedure is when it's over. Honestly, it's not that big of a deal but it's always easier to say that when it's over!
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New weeds to watch for in Douglas County: Rush Skeletonweed

By Aaron Rosenblum Foster Creek Conservation District   This is the fourth in a series of articles that introduces readers to new weed invaders in Douglas County. The weed species featured are known from only a few locations in the county, but have the potential to become wide-spread and problematic. The goal of these articles is to inform and educate Douglas County residents, so that you...
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Vacation Bible School coming Aug. 6-10

WATERVILLE — This summer’s Vacation Bible School will be held at the Waterville Federated Church Aug. 6-10. VBS is for kids ages 4-12 and will run from 9 a.m. to noon each day. This year’s theme is “Shipwrecked, Rescued by Jesus.” During the five-day session, kids will discover how Jesus rescues them through life’s storms. “Shipwrecked” VBS will be filled with...
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IRIS to host 9th annual NCW Community Success Summit in Pateros

By Nancy Warner Initiative for Rural Innovation & Stewardship The Initiative for Rural Innovation & Stewardship (IRIS) plans to showcase success stories when it teams up with partners to convene the 9th annual NCW Community Success Summit in Pateros on Thursday, Nov. 15. “Pateros Strong” is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Pateros School Gym. “We’re thrilled to work with...
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New weeds to watch for in Douglas County: Yellow Starthistle

This is the third in a series of articles that introduces readers to new weed invaders in Douglas County.
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New weeds to watch for in Douglas County: Spotted Knapweed

This is the second in a series of articles that introduces readers to new weed invaders in Douglas County.
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Families gather for Witten-Mittelstaedt reunion

The Witten-Mittelstaedt family reunion was held in the Historic Douglas Church (St. Paul’s Lutheran Church) on June 3 beginning at 11 a.m.
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New weeds to watch for in Douglas County: Houndstongue

Welcome to the first in a series of articles that will introduce readers to new weed invaders of Douglas County.
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Foster Creek Conservation District to establish a Cooperative Weed Management Area for Douglas County

Great news folks! The Foster Creek Conservation District (FCCD) is launching a new program to establish a Cooperative Weed Management Area (CWMA) for Douglas County.
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