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Quintero named ‘Caregiver of the Year’

Veronica Quintero, a certified nursing assistant at Columbia Basin Care in The Dalles, has been named Caregiver of the Year for 2018 by the Oregon Health Care Association. Quintero has worked at Columbia Basin Care for three years and serves as a mentor to new aides, working side-by-side to share proper protocols and procedures.

September 25, 2018 3 p.m. read more..


TD healthcare facility named

The Dalles Health and Rehabilitation Center, 1023 W. 25 St., The Dalles, is one of 17 Oregon nursing homes recognized by HealthInsight in their Quality Award Program.

September 25, 2018 2:56 p.m. read more..


Baha’i’s of The Dalles to host regional convention

Baha’i’s from Astoria to the Wallowas will gather at the Civic Auditorium Oct. 7 for the annual election of area delegates to their national convention, hosted by the Spiritual Assembly of Baha’i’s of The Dalles. In October Baha’i’s gather in larger unit conventions to elect regional representatives who, in turn, will meet at the national center in Willmette, Ill., to elect the National Spiritual Assembly for the United States.

September 25, 2018 2:55 p.m. read more..
    

‘Blue Zones’ project seeks city funding

The Blue Zones Project, a three-year community wellness endeavor now in its second year in The Dalles, is about $82,000 short of local funding for this year, but an appeal will be made to the city next month. Dr. Miriam McDonell will ask The Dalles City Council at its Sept. 24 meeting to review information presented by Blue Zones, and then will come back to its Oct. 8 meeting to request funding.

September 21, 2018 2:31 p.m. read more..


Local care facility recognized

Rehabilitation Center, 1023 W. 25th St., The Dalles, is one of 17 Oregon nursing homes recognized by HealthInsight in their Quality Award Program. HealthInsight serves as the Medicare program’s Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) contractor.

September 21, 2018 2:26 p.m. read more..


‘Worm Lady’ at work

It’s hard not to do a double-take when you walk past Lisa Chambers — it isn’t everyone who wears a T-shirt with “Got Worms?” emblazoned across the front. She comes by the reference honestly. Chambers raises worms in the backyard of her East 11th Street home.

September 21, 2018 2:02 p.m. read more..
 

Presentation explores WWI history

It was a packed, cramped room on the night of Sept. 8 at the Stonehenge Memorial in the Maryhill State Park, as people gathered for an engaging and insightful presentation on World War I from state park ranger Mark Harris.

September 18, 2018 2:28 p.m. read more..
  

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