Trish Yerges (Freelance reporter)
Trish is a freelance feature writer who covers assignments on health topics, local history and general news in the outlying communities of Union County for The Observer. Trish started writing for The Observer in 2006, and contributes to the Outskirts and Health pages as well as to Ageless. Trish has strong ties to the art and theater communities and Grande Ronde Hospital. Her writing accomplishments include local history booklets and an award-winning published book on Lyme disease in 2005. Trish is originally from Southeast Wisconsin and has formal education in writing composition, medical terminology and medical transcription.