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We had 17 players show up for this week’s Ladies Golf Club competition on May 16. The game was Medal Play (Regular stroke play – gross score, less your full handicap. Low gross and net of the field and low net by division.  The weekly competition winners were as follows: Low Gross of the Field:...

Paul Lopez Olguin alongside his mom Rosa inside the Fonda Oaxaqueña in Chelan.
CHELAN – Six years ago in East Wenatchee the Olguin Sarabia family began their journey in the food industry when they opened the very first Fonda Oaxaqueña. The family-run business focuses on serving authentic food from southern Mexico. Fonda Oaxaqueña features traditional dishes from Oaxaca, which...
CHELAN - Do you have:  Leadership, vision, time, teamwork-orientation, organizational skills, and/or passion in helping others in the Chelan community?  Do you possess a background in law, grant-writing, strategic planning, web design, social media, social services, and/or accounting?  Chelan...

Tsillan Cellars recently received 16 medals at the 2019 Seattle Wine Awards.
CHELAN - Tsillan Cellars owner, Dr. Bob Jankelson, describes great wine as a gift of geography, soil and sun playing a symphony in the vineyard. With 15 years of experience managing Tsillan Cellars’ award-winning estate vineyards Bal Flores combined with veteran winemaker Ray Sandidge to bring...

Shannon Maitland owner of Chelan’s Barber Shop gives her customer Steve one last haircut.
CHELAN -  Shannon Maitland will retire after working at her barber shop in Chelan for nearly 14 years. It was 1972 when Maitland got her license as a barber and soon after she began working in Chelan. The Pateros native then headed up north to Brewster, working there for six years. Maitland didn’t...

A 1929 Ford by the Painters made its way all the way from Yakima in time for the Rat Rod Show.
The 4th Annual Manson Rat Rod Car and Truck Show sponsored by Washington's Playground and presented by the Manson Chamber of Commerce took place on May 17-18 in downtown Manson. Live music by Jesse James and the Mob, food and tons of prizes for the raddest Rats were part of the event. Part of the...

Submitted by Don Webb I actually have two pictures of my mothers side of the family. One of the pictures, the one with the soldier in uniform (above) with the small boy was my Uncle Noble Tolerton. He served in France during WWI. He was a Sargent in the 364th Infantry of the 91st Division.
Submitted by John E Wagner, Jr. My Grandfather, John Theodore Wagner, was a Pharmacist Mate in the United States Navy. In 1917-1919 he served in a US Military Hospital in a village in the Highlands of Scotland. There, he met and married my Grandmother Mary Mackenzie. After the war they moved to...

VFW Post Commander Steve Palmbush, Wentachee Vet, Ed Peele and Karen Peele enjoyed the spaghetti feed.

Lake Chelan Lions Club volunteers during the event included: Bonnie Miller-Waude, Tournament Chair, John Paige, Club President, Patty Sparks, Barbara Korando, Georgina Robinson, MaryLou Shumway, Celeste Shimamura, Chuck Robinson. Not pictured (but Lions Club members helping that day) Ty Waude, Steve Shumway, Jon Wagar, Mike Cushing, Marc Straub, Keith Carpenter, Jack Holmes, Roger Erickson. Other community helpers: Michael Miller, Susie Hepner, Larry Sweeney, Kim Ustanik and Shelly Ward.
CHELAN - Around 100 golfers joined Lake Chelan Lions Club for a fun day of golf to support their programs and activities for the year on May 10. The event was held at Bear Mountain Ranch Golf Course and the weather couldn’t be more perfect. Sixteen volunteers, members of the Lions Club made the...
MANSON - Over 60 quilts were showcased at the 99th Manson Apple Blossom Festival’s quilt show on Saturday, May 11th, 2019.  In addition to those, Karen Jeffries, this year’s featured quilter, had more than  quilts on the stage for a beautiful display of her work.    This year’s two major winners...

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