Posts Tagged ‘North Central Washington’

Community Foundation Awards $43,500 Helping Hands Grants to NCW Nonprofits

The Community Foundation of North Central Washington awarded $43,500 in Helping Hands grants to nonprofits in Chelan, Douglas, and Okanogan Counties. Helping Hands grants provide up to $2,500 to support nonprofits’ unexpected needs or special funding opportunities where a small investment could make a big difference, said Denise Sorom, director of community philanthropy. Applications are…

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IRIS Seeks Volunteers for 2020 Legacy Project ‘Thinking Like A Community’

The Initiative for Rural Innovation and Stewardship – or IRIS – has started distilling lessons gleaned from over 500 stories they’ve gathered from North Central Washington residents since 2005. They’re now creating a multi-platform book called “Thinking Like A Community,” with the goal of helping the next generation build on examples of what worked well…

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North Central Accountable Community of Health Selects Six Medicaid Transformation Projects

The North Central Accountable Community of Health selected six projects it will pursue through the Medicaid Transformation Demonstration. They’re expected to bring up to $50 million into Chelan, Douglas, Grant, and Okanogan Counties to transform Medicaid care delivery, said their Executive Director Senator Linda Evans-Parlette. Through a five-year demonstration, each ACH (there are nine in Washington)…

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State Patrol Graduates Largest Cadet Class, Sends Several to NCW

Washington State Patrol says it had the largest class of cadets in its modern history this year. Forty-nine new troopers were sworn in at the Capitol last Wednesday. The class size increase comes after state lawmakers approved a five percent raise for state troopers. The agency says prior to the pay increase, it lost an…

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Link Transit Launching Survey Asking Public to Prioritize Investments

After receiving over one thousand comments from North Central Washington residents, Link Transit has compiled those thoughts and are now asking for help prioritizing new and additional services. It’s part of their “Think Link” program – a public planning process underway for almost a year. Dan Langager reports on what comes next.

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