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The USFS and Columbia Breaks Interpretive Center celebrated Smokey’s birthday on Saturday, August 11 down at the center in Entiat. During the windy, yet sunny afternoon, groups of all ages were able to engage in different learning activities, play games, eat cake and enjoy climbing up the Chelan...

A DC-10, piloted by Todd Davis, drops fire retardant to prevent the fire from burning homes in Chelan on Aug. 14, 2015.
CHELAN - The Wolverine Fire had been burning near Lucerne and Holden Village in upper Lake Chelan since June 29,2015 due to lighting and this was only the beginning of a hazardous fire season for Chelan. The fire started of by burning 580 acres of timber which soon multiplied because of the warmer...

“Harmony” Ramos (left) and Beth Felker (right) enjoy the musical atmosphere that filled the south shore area at the 2018 fundraiser for Chelan Valley Hope. Ramos recalled the lines of traffic heading to Woodstock in Bethel, New York almost five decades ago, “lines of buses, all heading to New York, passed by me.”
CHELAN - August 25, is the date to remember on your summer event calendar.  Celebrate the music and era of Woodstock while helping to raise funds for Chelan Valley Hope, our local community service agency which serves our neighbors in need throughout the entire valley of Lake Chelan.  This fun and...

John Rocket, Logan Frahm and Brian Frahm.
The Roots Community School is extremely grateful and humbled to be a Chelan Multisports Foundation grant recipient. The Roots Community School will be purchasing equipment/supplies and forming our Physical Education program with the grant received. The school had yoga, and I think did a pretty good...

When it comes down to catching a chicken the kids are ready!
The Lake Chelan Rodeo Parade on Thursday evening, August 2 had a little bit of everything for parade attendees. They included the VFW and American Legion Color Guard, riders on horseback, big trucks, politicians, Chelan FFA members and Lake Chelan Community Hospital EMS.  
WENATCHEE - The Community Foundation of NCW is now accepting applications for the Woods Family Music and Arts Grantwww.cfncw.org/woodsfamily/. Open to nonprofit organizations in Chelan, Douglas, and Okanogan counties (excluding the Methow Valley), the grant seeks to supports work that provides...

Jennifer Tate
TWISP - It’s a truism among small business consultants everywhere that if you want to grow your business beyond the equivalent of subsistence farming, you need to work on your business, not in it. Jennifer Tate has always done both at her marketing and graphic design firm, Earth and Sky Studios in...
WENATCHEE - The North Central Regional Library Board voted on July 13 to appoint Barbara Walters as the next executive director of the library district. Walters has been acting director since June 2017 and has been part of the district’s administrative team since 2007. “During the selection process...

Jane Lloyd, Lake Chelan Historical Society president, (second from left) accepts the award of WSGS Volunteer Award from (left to to right) CVGS Secretary, Maureen White, Susan McKinnon, President, Sue Young, Treasurer, and Margo Howard, Vice President.
CHELAN - The Chelan Valley Genealogical Society (CVGS) presented their 2018 WSGS Volunteer Award to the Lake Chelan Historical Society on July 19 for the work the volunteers do in the Museum for the Chelan Valley.  The framed Award Certificate was presented and a rose was given to each board member...

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