With all the commotion in the courts about the Affordable Care Act, it would be easy to overlook an important birthday. July 30 was the 49th anniversary of the public health insurance program that covers our nation’s seniors and people with severe disabilities.
There’s something refreshing about seeing a full town hall meeting. Our lives are busy, so when people slow down to engage with their communities on issues of importance, it’s noteworthy — and often newsworthy.
Most people who pour through La Grande on Interstate 84 have no idea the city has its very own lake.
Morgan Lake is a cleverly hidden gem just two miles out of town. Sure, the drive is difficult, two miles up a mountain on a narrow, winding gravel road that in winter can be an especially hair-raising challenge.
When I found myself single with three small children 12 years ago, I never dreamed I’d fall in love. Not with another man, but with my clients. My elderly clients.
I got into the insurance business much like others do — not by design. My schooling was in natural resources, but as a single mom faced with raising three children, I entered the insurance industry strictly for financial reasons. What I found surprised me.