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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...
CHELAN - Link Plus representatives, Maggie and Adina, worked with 11 Chelan and Manson residents and their family/caregivers Friday, July 27 at Heritage Heights. They reviewed their applications, did the “transit walk” activity and talked with them about issues that prevent them from using the...

Museum manager Ron McGaughey installs the new display panels on the Lady of Lake I pilot house railing in Riverwalk Park.
CHELAN - Come see the new interpretive information boards at the pilot house site near the pavilion at Riverwalk Park. The pilot house of the Lady of the Lake I (1944-1998) was put the park in 2008 after a great community fundraising effort spearheaded by Dick Simonds. The Lake Chelan Historical...

After starting his career here in the Lake Chelan Valley, Tucker Cool is one of the most sought-after voices in the Northwest rodeo industry.
CHELAN - Tucker Cool is a fourth-generation rodeo cowboy.  In fact, his great-grandfather put on the very first Lake Chelan Rodeo 97 years ago on the beach in what now is Don Morse Park in 1921. His rodeo announcing career started right here in the Lake Chelan Rodeo Arena while he was still in high...
CHELAN - Mel Layton and Mark McMillan have been partners in the rodeo business for over 20 years.  They pride themselves on bringing you the best rodeo performance possible every time a chute cracks at rodeo arenas all over the Northwest.  So, after the Grand Entry has left the arena, The Anthem...

Packing the barrel during the bullriding is something that bullfighter and rodeo clown Kyle Bode takes pride in.
CHELAN - The Lake Chelan Rodeo would like you to meet Kyle Bode, Professional Bullfighter and Rodeo Clown.   “I grew up in the small town of Quincy, Wash. on a dairy farm. My father took me to a lot of rodeos when I was young, so my mother likes to blame him for my career choice. But the rodeo...

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