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WSU Extension offers Diabetes Prevention Program

Washington State University Extension is offering the national Diabetes Prevention Program, a lifestyle change program designed to help people lose weight by attending 16-weekly classes, followed by eight monthly meetings, led by a trained lifestyle coach. The program covers a variety of topics including; healthy eating habits, motivation techniques, how to incorporate light physical activity and manage stress.

Stakeholders hash out ideas in flood plan forum

A forum with officials and community leaders from around Grays Harbor Tuesday explored aspects of a large-scale flood mitigation project for Aberdeen and Hoquiam that leaders say could eventually lead to benefits such as increased property value, economic investment in the area, aesthetic improvements along the water and reduction in flood insurance payments.