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State audit reviews Three Rivers Hospital’s time record procedures

State audit reviews Three Rivers Hospital’s time record procedures

A state audit of Three Rivers Hospital found that hospital employees had adjusted their own electronic time records but supervisors had not always reviewed the changes, in violation of hospital procedures. The review by the Washington State Auditor of operations at the Brewster-based hospital in 2015 also found that there was not adequate documentation to ...
New patient beds arrive at Three Rivers

New patient beds arrive at Three Rivers

Three Rivers Hospital is following through on its promise to invest in the facility when voters approved a levy lid lift last August, the hospital in Brewster said in a press release. The hospital celebrated the start of the new year with the arrival of 18 new patient beds, and more furniture will arrive within...
One of two Three Rivers Hospital district levies headed for approval

One of two Three Rivers Hospital district levies headed for approval

Voters are supporting one of two Hospital District 1 (Three Rivers Hospital) tax levy proposals on the primary election ballot. A permanent levy lid lift looks headed for a win, but a one-year special levy proposal that requires supermajority approval seems destined for defeat. The hospital district includes the Methow Valley and portions of Okanogan and...
Levies would support necessary upgrades at Three Rivers Hospital in Brewster

Levies would support necessary upgrades at Three Rivers Hospital in Brewster

The staff at Three Rivers Hospital in Brewster practices modern medicine in a facility that, at times, seems to be from another era. All of the hospital’s vital equipment works and provides the necessary diagnostic and treatment support. But some of it is older than many of the hospital staffers. Parts are hard …
Public meetings on Three Rivers Hospital levy proposals next week

Public meetings on Three Rivers Hospital levy proposals next week

Three Rivers Hospital in Brewster will host two public information sessions  — on Monday (July 11) in Pateros and next Thursday (July 14) in Twisp  — to provide information about two levy proposals that will be on the Aug. 2 primary election ballot. Monday’s session will be from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Douglas/Okanogan County Fire District 15 station...
Three Rivers Hospital seeks new board member

Three Rivers Hospital seeks new board member

The Three Rivers Hospital board of commissioners is accepting letters of interest to fill a vacancy on the board by the end of January. The vacancy occurred when former commissioner and vice-chair Jerry Tretwold resigned, according to a press release from the hospital. “We hope to attract candidates who are passionate about serving the communities...
Three Rivers Hospital regroups after levy rejections

Three Rivers Hospital regroups after levy rejections

Although Okanogan County voters supported an annual property tax increase for Three Rivers Hospital by a slim margin in last month’s general election, the measure failed because voters in Douglas County rejected it. After votes from both counties were certified at the end of November, the levy lid lift proposed by the…
Three Rivers Hospital: yes on one levy, ‘no’ on another

Three Rivers Hospital: yes on one levy, ‘no’ on another

Voters agreed to pay more in annual property taxes to Three Rivers Hospital in Brewster, but rejected a one-time tax increase in last week’s general election. The hospital’s levy lid lift was narrowly winning as of Monday (Nov. 9) with less than 400 votes in the county to be counted. The vote …

STOKES LEADING REIBER IN EARLY RETURNS FOR FIRE DISTRICT 6 BOARD SEAT

Challenger Les Stokes was leading incumbent Roy Reiber in the race for a seat on the Okanogan County fire District 6 board of commissioners after the first round of voting results was reported Tuesday night (Nov. 3) by the Okanogan County auditor’s office. Stokes drew 505 votes, or about 55 percent, while Reiber drew 415...
Three Rivers Hospital levy proposals discussed at public forums

Three Rivers Hospital levy proposals discussed at public forums

About 20 Methow Valley residents attended two community information sessions last week to learn more about the Three Rivers Hospital tax levy proposals. Hospital personnel are prohibited by law from promoting the levy, but held the sessions to …