Michael Holloran, chief organizer of Pig Bowl, said he was very sad to learn Sunday that one of the recipients of the 2015 competition – Lila May Schow — had died Sept. 12.
An expected December decision on whether or not Wasco County will leave the regional health district next July “doesn’t seem likely” now, the county commission chair said. That would push the decision back a year, to December 2016, since the agreement forming the three-county regional health district requires such decisions to be made at the end of a calendar year.
Survivor helps others as a volunteer at Celilo Cancer Center
Nearly 40 local not-for-profit organizations were the beneficiaries of more than $52,000 in checks from Mid-Columbia Medical Center during an event celebrating the hospital’s unique community “tithing” program.
MCMC seeks caring helpers
Three cases were diagnosed in 2015 by MCMC doctors
Young mom contracts a ‘flesh eating’ tissue illness
Peña helps women get insurance
Agency took in 500 lbs. of drugs in 2014
Fritz hasn’t let neurological disorder slow him down
The Dalles has an unwelcome guest this summer that goes by the formal name of Bordatella pertussis, but most people just call it whooping cough.
Swedish dog relieves stress for patients, staff
Tobacco companies target kids
The health district confirmed last week that it will lay off two people on July 7, reducing walk-in clinic hours from five days a week to one. The clinic will be open on Wednesdays, the day least likely to be affected by holiday closures, said Teri Thalhofer, director of the North Central Public Health District, at its June 23 board meeting.
Organizations pool resources in Wasco County