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Some of the participants at the Hydro race reached 119 mph.
Hosted by Seattle Inboard Racing Association, the Norm Evans Memorial Race unlimited hydroplanes raced in an up-close course between Wapato Point and Manson Bay, on Sept. 22 and 23 with unrestricted views from the shoreline at Manson Bay. Follow them on Facebook at www.facebook.com/...

Independent Pear Cider was one of the options people were able to taste.

Guy Evans, Real estate agent representing Blackcap Farm
MANSON – Blackcap Farm representatives were present at the Manson Community Council meeting on Sept. 18 to request the council’s support for the Sept. 19 hearing. “Blackcap Farm has come out and spoken to the public, there’s an email I received from Guy and it has information and details about the...

eterans their families, servicemen and women and first responders, attended the fourth annual appreciation Veteran's of Foreign Wars and Auxiliary #6853 Barbecue held at Champion Orchards in Manson, in their honor on Sept. 22.

Spraying dry lead on apple trees(Washington State Historical Society, A.G. Simmer, 1925) An effective means of controlling pests in orchards was to spray the trees with a mix of lead and/or arsenic. This practice continued into the 1950s. As lead and arsenic are elements, they do not go away. As such old orchards are often locations of residual contamination. Other pesticides may be present as well from past agricultural activities, but the long term use of lead and arsenic simply do not go away. “Conversion of agricultural land to residential or other uses has created a potential risk to human health due to the residual soil contamination. Washington State Department of Ecology has been attempting to address this issue and has conducted numerous soil cleanups where schools have been located on former orchards with elevated lead and arsenic levels in the soil,’’ Dan McShane/July 28, 2016
CHELAN - Chelan Basin Conservancy will be meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday Sept. 26 at Fire Station No. 7 in downtown Chelan. Manson resident and retired environmental scientist Dr. Brian Patterson will give a presentation on Regulatory and Health Issues Associated with Residential Development of...
Max, Lake Chelan Community Hospital and Clinics wellness program mascot turned five and the community came together at Wapato Point to celebrate by running at the Max’s Family Fun Run 5k. Close to 250 participants including families, parents and their children walked, jogged and ran the 2.5k or 5k...
MANSON – Reverend Mike O’Neal joins the Manson United Methodist Community Church. In 1988, Rev. O’Neal earned his Masters of Divinity from Duke University. He began his Vocational Ministry at Duke where he was a Duke Intern serving at Fairgrove United Methodist Church in Thomasville. Rev. O’Neal...
WENATCHEE -  Numerica Performing Arts Center kicks off the 2018-2019 Season with a Led Zeppelin tribute band, Zepplin USA, on Sept. 28, and a Monthly Movie on the Big Screen: The Sandlot (1993) on Sept. 26. The Sandlot In partnership with the Wenatchee Downtown Association, as part of Young...
WENATCHEE - The Junior Service League of Wenatchee has changed its name to Women's Service League of NCW effective immediately. Its first event under that new moniker is Tuesday, Sept. 18. Celebrating 10 years, the local women’s volunteer-based nonprofit kicks off its new year with a Summer...

Geo Danifes of Chelan showed his 1968 Pey, Road Runner.

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