Health

Leavenworth Farmers Market Welcomes New Growers, Board Members

Hana Butler, Manager of the Leavenworth Community Farmers Market, joins Dan Langager in the KOHO studio to talk about this year’s growing season and new farmers joining the Thursday market. It’s today from 4-8 p.m. at Lions Club Park.   Photo: Leavenworth Community Farmers Market

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Confluence Health Awards $30,000 In Scholarships To Local Graduates Entering Medical Profession

Confluence Health awarded $3,000 in healthcare scholarships to 10 graduating high school seniors across North Central Washington. The seniors awarded are planning to pursue full-time healthcare related degrees during this next academic year. Sarah Appel just finished her second year at Washington State University, studying marketing and communications. Appel has an internship this summer in the marketing…

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Local Foundation Celebrating Cancer Survivors In Leavenworth This Weekend

This Sunday is National Cancer Survivors Day. Events and celebrations take place across the country, including in the Wenatchee Valley. Cashmere-based E.A.S.E (Exercise and Survivorship Education) Cancer Foundation is hosting the Cancer Survivorship Walk & Music Celebration this weekend at Icicle Village Resort in Leavenworth. Dr. Tim Burnham with the E.A.S.E Foundation will be the speaker…

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Wenatchee Valley Farmers Market Season Opening Tomorrow At Pybus Market

The spring opening of the Wenatchee Valley Farmers Market is tomorrow, Saturday May 11, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Pybus Public Market. Market Manager Brittany Mieklin and Grace Spencer with Spencer Farm join Dan Langager in the KOHO studio to talk about preparing for this year’s market, new vendors this year and…

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One Opioid Epidemic Solution: National Drug Take Back Day

National Drug Take Back Day is this Saturday, April 28, part of efforts at the local and national level to combat the growing epidemic of prescription drug abuse. Laurel Aaberg, Pharmacy Manager with Confluence Health, told KOHO by providing solutions to safely dispose of opioid painkillers and other unused medications, hundreds of gallons of pills are…

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