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Interim CEO Steve Patonai
CHELAN – The Lake Chelan Community Hospital and Clinics board held its monthly meeting last Tuesday, July 24 to go over the Board Retreat, general updates and the quality and patient care services data. This year the Board Retreat will take place on August 8 and 9 in Howard's on the River in...

Braiden Boyd
Chelan athletes, Braiden Boyd (right) and Reed Stamps (left) have had a busy summer on the diamond and in the field. Both boys have helped lead the 13U NCW Farmers Baseball Team and the Brewster Bears Select All Star Team to championships throughout the summer. Incoming 8th grader Boyd and incoming...
Local cideries participating CASHMERE - The majority of the Wenatchee Valley’s hard cider makers will be in Cashmere this weekend pouring their samples at The Big Chill Ciderfest.  Eleven cideries will participate in the first time event, slated for July 28,  from 4-10 p.m.  The Big Chill is being...

Chelan High School junior Christopher Knight won first place in Chelanman Half Marathon with a time of 01:22:5.
Last weekend (Saturday and Sunday, July 21 and 22) ChelanMan Multisport Weekend took place at Lakeside Park in Chelan. Very early in the morning, the different activities got started. People of all ages participated and showed their skills in swimming, biking and running. This year Chelan High...

Keiki Stacy Weigle on left, with son and husband.
NCW Media Managing Editor Gary Bégin interviewed C. Keiki Stacy Weigle recently about why she wants to take the 12th District Representative seat soon to be vacated by Cary Condotta.   NCW Media: Why do you want to be our 12th District State Representative? Keiki Weigle: As stated once by Nobel...
Tips to evacuate safely: If you are told to evacuate, do so immediately. If you wait until the last minute, the roads may have heavy traffic. Blowing embers and debris from the fire may make it hard to see. Stay informed. Listen to the TV/radio broadcasts for current weather and emergency...

FACT -There are more than 45 million homes near or in the wildland. - More than 72,000 U.S. communities are now at risk from wildfire.
Every year wildfires burn across the U.S. and more and more people are living where wildfires are a real risk. But by working together, residents can make their own property – and their neighborhood – much safer from wildfire. Action steps for around your home: CLEAR leaves and other vegetative...
During the time a wildfire is in your area…. Stay aware of the latest news and updates from your local media and fire department. Get your family, home and pets prepared to evacuate. Place your emergency supply kit and other valuables in your vehicle. Move patio or deck furniture, cushions...

2018-2019 officers
The Lake Chelan Rotary held their Officer Installation dinner on Monday, July 9 at Sorrento’s Ristorante at Tsillan Cellars. Members of the Rotary celebrated the new 2018-2019 officers with a buffet dinner, a glass of wine/beer and carrot cake. Pictured above are the board members. Serving the Lake...

The proud owners of the Chelan Vape, Smoke & Cigar Naheida and Rob Garcia.
CHELAN – This month, the Garcia  family is celebrating one year of operating their business, Chelan Vape, Smoke & Cigar. After working for Nintendo for 25 years, Rob and Naheida Garcia were looking forward to  retirement. Rob and Naheida sold their house in Lynnwood, Wash. with the help of...

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