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By Mildred Lykens
Lyle News 

Support the EMS levy


October 10, 2018

Our ambulance and medical staff that comes rushing to our homes when we call need our help now. They are making their own 9-1-1 call to you. Their liaison has asked me to forward you their plea: “Klickitat County EMS District 1 provides advanced life support care to 21,000 citizens of Klickitat County. Our ambulances operate out of three stations located in Goldendale, Dallesport, and White Salmon. We provide service across a 1,400 square-mile area 24 hours a day, 365 days per year. With a 4 percent average increase in the number of calls per year, receiving only 66 percent reimbursement of the actual cost per call, our funding is not keeping pace with our increased costs of providing t...

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