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By David Nice
White Salmon 

EMS levy is important

Letter to the Editor


To the Editor:

No one wants to think about it, but statistically one in 10 of us will face a medical emergency within the next year, many of which will require or benefit from ambulance service. In a couple of weeks voters will be asked to support the newly formed Klickitat County Emergency Medical Services District 1 with a levy. This district moves the ambulance services from the hospitals to one county-wide entity.

This is not a new concept and was talked about by the county commissioners 13 years ago and discussed at various levels since then. For the last year the two Advance Life Support ambulance services owned by Klickitat Valley and Skyline hospitals have been successfully manage...

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