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There is no doubt the issue dominating the news and our email inboxes is the governor’s recent vaccination mandate, issued on Aug. 9. We share the concern many constituents in the 20th … more
Sex trafficking is a growing problem across Washington. Our state ranks in the top 15 states with active human trafficking cases, most of which are sex trafficking cases, with 3.49 cases per … more
The 2020 Tokyo Olympics were billed as the “Hydrogen Olympics!” Then along came COVID-19 and sporting events worldwide were put on hold. The summer games were delayed until 2021. … more
Sex trafficking is a growing problem across Washington.  Our state ranks in the top 15 states with active human trafficking cases, most of which are sex trafficking cases, with 3.49 cases per … more
What a difference a year makes. As Washington emerges from the pandemic, one of the biggest challenges facing many employers is finding enough qualified workers. It’s a dramatic shift … more
Politicians often say things they wish they hadn’t. Sometimes we’re trying to be funny and the humor falls flat. Sometimes anger or frustration gets the better of us. And sometimes, a … more
How about some good news coming out of our record-breaking (extreme) heat wave? Luckily, we live and work in the Pacific Northwest, and are reaping the benefits from our well-connected power grid, … more
Beginning in January 2022, all Washington workers will pay 58 cents per $100 of their earnings to fund the Long-Term Care Trust Act (LTCTA). There is no limit to how much you will contribute to the … more
As climate change concerns grow, researchers are turning to small tree farmers for help.  Actually, they have been helping for nearly a century, but their efforts have largely gone … more
Elation. Relief. Hope. I felt all of these things as I watched the COVID-19 vaccine enter my 14-year-old daughter’s arm. As a parent and a pediatrician, I am thrilled that adolescents aged … more
Regardless of the “how to” books available to read, parenting is hard and regularly leaves you questioning yourself. I laugh when thinking about the wide variety of fatherhood movies … more
Over the past year, we’ve been treated with a new buzzword: “reimagine.” Specifically, much of the talk is about reimagining policing in America. I got to thinking about this … more
Early in the pandemic, signs of encouragement started appearing on theater marquees, church message boards, front lawns and living room windows. “We’re in this together.” … more
The photographs stop you dead in your scrolling. On the left is a police mug shot of a woman with a hollow and diseased face. Her baggy, half-closed eyes droop with addiction and exhaustion. Her … more
China’s growing dominance of critical metals production and its vast stockpiles is setting off global alarms as economies emerge from the punishing COVID-19 pandemic. It is not only fear of the … more
Welcome to our first edition of our Doctor Buddies column. Let’s start with introductions. We are the PeaceHealth Woodland Clinic providers Dr. Timothy Horrocks and Philip Ross, PA-C. You … more
Although New Zealand and Washington are located half-a-world apart, they have lots in common — beautiful seashores, majestic mountains, crystal clear streams, lakes, and vibrant salmon and … more
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