New Three Rivers Hospital CEO takes pay cut for job
New Three Rivers Hospital CEO J. Scott Graham has signed a three-year contract at a salary of $180,000 per year plus benefits.
Steering system issue disrupted service for seven days
Two people filed for the Ferry County sheriff’s position on the first day of election filing Monday.
Gecko Growers, Blewett Pass Farms get nod
Two more North-Central Washington companies have been granted business licenses by the state to operate recreational marijuana producing and processing facilities.
Staff members are staying on
The fitness center and medical equipment shop on Main Avenue have changed hands, but customers will continue to see familiar faces there.
May 14, 2014- Business Briefs
K.C. Sherwood began work Monday
The state Liquor Control Board has tentatively approved an Okanogan, Omak and two Winthrop businesses to receive retail marijuana licenses.
Changes just part of a ‘bigger plan,’ official says
Okanogan County commissioners’ decision to eliminate two employee positions at the fairgrounds last week has been met with some outrage.
The Okanogan County Transit Authority has received a $390,402 grant from the state Department of Transportation to purchase its first three buses for the new voter-approved public transportation system.
Several companies to be considered for state licenses
There weren’t enough qualified marijuana retail applicants in the city or in Okanogan County at large to merit a lottery to determine who might get a business license, but four companies could receive theirs.
Lack of physicians to monitor patients leads to closure
Citing physicians’ scheduling conflicts, Three Rivers Hospital commissioners have decided to shut down the cardiopulmonary rehabilitation program effective May 22.
All aspects of local health care system under scrutiny
Dozens of area health care professionals gathered Wednesday for the first hospital committee meeting, but not much was decided except to keep the committee going and focus on preserving services.
Three of the five highest-spending lobbying groups in Olympia during the first quarter of 2014 were labor unions, including three that represent employees paid with tax dollars.
Graham, Hufnagel will overlap during transition period
Three Rivers Hospital is paying its next CEO, J. Scott Graham, $3,461 per week as a transition adviser before the commissioners can approve his employment contract next month.