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Left to right: Charlie Card, Jack Holmes, Dean Conaway, Jack Caddy, Carl Kjobech, and Ray Foster. Photo by Erin Rossell
CHELAN  – Saturday, Sept. 9, the 1954 Chelan Goats Football team were recognized and attributed for their hard work and dedication in receiving the Mythical State Championship, at Sargeant Field during the Goats game versus Ephrata. This championship was voted on by Washington State Sport Writers...

Members returned for the celebration included (not in order/some not pictured): Bob Boyd, Jack Caddy, Charlie Card, Dean Conaway, Ray Foster, Jack Holmes, Carl Kjobech, Bob Watson, and Dale Louk. Photo by Erin Rossell
The Chelan High School football team of 1954 were honored Saturday, Sept. 9, during a home game versus Ephrata. The team was recognized for their claim to the 1954 State B Mythical Championship.        
CHELAN - We are pleased to announce the Lake Chelan Valley Scholarship Foundation (LCVSF) will award 16 scholarships this Saturday in the amount of $3,000 each. The recipients include six members of Chelan’s Class of 2017: Sierra Burkhard, Henry Elsner, Addie Ivory, Anabeth Morales, Jessica Oules...

LCM File Photo The classic rock band, Waterdog, entertained at the Chelan Valley Hope Woodstock fundraiser last year at Woodstock 2017 and will return again this year.
CHELAN - It’s been 48 years since 400,000 people migrated to up-state New York for “three days of peace and music” to attend Woodstock, but every August, the festival seems to live on with several tribute concerts around the country. Chelan being one of those towns, will carry on the tradition...

Photos by Erin Rossell Dockmaster Evans wraps his arms around one of the many pilings in place within the gangway, demonstrating its size and durability.
CHELAN –Just a few short months after breaking ground on Sunset Marina, Scott McKellar and crew are approaching the completion of the first phase in the newest Lake Chelan attraction. The year-round marina offers floating slips, adjusting with the seasonal water level changes and allowing the...

Photo courtesy of Chelan Valley Hope Gabriela and Alejandra Ruiz show the personalized caps they wore at their graduation from EWU.
CHELAN - It was an emotional event, the celebration of Gabriela and Alejandra Ruiz’s college graduation on June 17. A June 25 reception hosted by Chelan Valley Hope recognized their successes while remembering difficulties they had overcome. Listening to their story brought tears to just about...

Photo by Zach Johnson Tony Sandoval (far right) and Shea Morgan (far left) at their monthly SSVF meeting, which happened to be at Apple Cup Cafe on Thursday, July 13. Back left to right: Dan Smith and Bob Goedde.
CHELAN VALLEY - Number 22. For people that work for a veterans affair system, that number hits home. “We know that 22 veterans commit suicide daily,” Veterans Service Coordinator for Chelan County Tony Sandoval said after a meeting at Apple Cup Cafe on Thursday, July 13. “There are two...

LCM File Photo Swimmers, runners and bicyclists of all ages will be competing in the Chelan Man event this weekend, July 15 and 16. Above a mom helps her son transition from the swimming portion into the bike race portion of the children race, by helping him with his shoes.
CHELAN - For runners, swimmers and bikers of all ages in the Chelan Valley, your moment is almost here as the 10th annual Chelan Man Multi-sport weekend kicks off this Saturday and Sunday, July 15 and 16. The distance events (Long Course, Olympic, 10k and Half Marathon) will get the event going...

Photo by Zach Johnson/LCM Back row, from left to right: Ann Marie Wisdom, Jayden Morfin, Ashton Fretwell, Bryce Mogan, Valerie Cortes, Natalee Reyna, Eli Willard, Teagan Byquist and Teresa Garcia. Front row, left to right: Jonathon Lodwig, Giselle Lopez, Isabelle Harris, Jose Luis Leyva, Nathaniel Katzer, Griffin Harris, Elizabeth Harrington and Rhys Williams.
MANSON - What started out as just a Martin Luther King Day project evolved into a donation giving frenzy for Ann Marie Wisdom’s 5th and 6th grade class. Over the past few weeks, her students have planned and organized two separate service projects to raise money and donations for the Lake Chelan...

Chelan senior Henry Elsner stands next to fellow Scholar Athlete Kalea Bokma from Eastmont High School at the NCW Sports Awards banquet on Tuesday, June 6. Both took home a $1,500 scholarship as apart of the award.
WENTACHEE - Between an 11th place finish in the 1A State Cross Country meet, a near bid to state in basketball, and a 6th place finish in the 1A State Doubles Tournament, it has been quite a good year for Henry Elsner. To top it off, Elsner was awarded a $1,500 scholarship on Tuesday, June 6 after...

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