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By Edith Gidley
For The Sentinel 

Life Flight at Dallesport keeps 24-hour shifts


February 12, 2020

Edith Gridley for The Sentinel

SET FOR EMERGENCIES: Two year after a Life Flight facility was built at the Dallesport Airport, the service remains ready to fly and help in the worst of emergencies.

Living in Goldendale can be great: world class scenery, clean air, dark skies. Sometimes, however, one misses the amenities of the big city. Like if you are out chasing cows in the back 40 and get chest pain. Or your child becomes deathly ill in the middle of the night.

That is when Life Flight Network can literally become a life saver. Life Flight Network is a nonprofit organization, associated with Providence Health, Legacy Emanuel Medical Center, Oregon Health Sciences University, and St. Alphonsus Medical System. They have a system of fixed wing and rotary wing aircraft stationed around the Northwest, including locally, at Dallesport, Washington. A pilot, a Critical Care Flight Nurse,...

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