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Showing 7 articles from May 25, 2013.


Medical Alert Devices that can Help Keep Seniors Safe

Dear Savvy Senior,

 I’m interested in getting my mother, who lives alone, a medical alert device with a wearable SOS button that she can push in case she falls or needs help. What kinds of devices can you recommend and how much do they cost?


Searching Daughter


Dear Searching,

 There’s a wide variety of medical alert systems on the market today that can help keep elderly seniors safe, while living in their own home. Here’s a breakdown of some different styles and prices to help you choose.    

Mother Lode

For the past several years, my brother has sent me the same birthday card. The sentiment begins, “One year older” (flip to the inside), “One year closer to looking more and more like Mom.” It’s not clear why he chooses this same card. Perhaps he forgets from year to year; after all, he is my ‘older’ brother. Or could it be that the message is so appropriate that it bears repeating and repeating and repeating?


WHH - Letters to the Editor

Expand the Band!


To the Editor:


Dear Community Members,


The South Bend band is seeking used instruments for the elementary music program.


WHH - Politics

Cattle trace-ability bill signed

A bill signed into law this week will bring Washington in line with federal regulations calling for all dairy cattle to be identified when they come into the state or enter the marketplace.

Inslee signs coastal advisory council into state law

Gov. Jay Inlsee has signed an advisory council that provides a coastal perspective on Washington’s ocean policies into law.

Under Senate Bill 5603, the


WHH - Humor

Summer Expo at Riverview Education Center on Thursday

The Grays Harbor College Riverview Education Center in Raymond will host its second annual Summer Expo on Thursday from 4-7 p.m. There will be a plant sale, food, live music, arts and crafts, demonstrations, and various informational booths.


WCC - Pacific County

Construction Update & Travel Advisory

For the week of: Saturday, May 25 - Friday, June 1

The following Washington State Department of Transportation construction and maintenance projects are expected to have some travel impacts within Pacific County. Motorists are encouraged to use caution when traveling in these areas and remember to " give 'em a brake " in construction zones.

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