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The Senior Living Initiative Steering Committee met on Wednesday, April 19, 5-6:30 p.m. at the Chelan PUD Meeting Room, Woodin Ave, Chelan Vision: Build a Pathway of Senior Living and Care in the Chelan Valley Amanda Ballou welcomed the group and briefly described the formation of two Task Forces...

Photos by Zach Johnson The second family to be chosen was the Rodriguez-Perez family of Luis (standing in back on left side) his wife Azucena (holding flower pot) and their two kids Luis Jr. and Mia. They were similarly in a state of ecstasy as the Espinosa family and are looking forward to moving next to their new neighbors. Now that both families know they were chosen and the house configuration is becoming more final, it is about time to break ground on the site. The goal is to have both families moved into their new houses this fall. This is the first time Habitat has given away two houses in a year, but they already have land purchased for the next few houses, so they are sure to try two more next year as well.
  CHELAN - Aside from Mother’s Day, the other big holiday in May is Memorial Day, and the Chelan VFW is gearing up for a slew of events and memorial services for veterans.    The events kick off on Thursday, May 25 with a parade that begins at 7 p.m. Small bites will be provided by Chelan Catering...

Photo by Zach Johnson Chelan Councilwoman and Rotary Club member Kelly Allen received the District 5060 Friendship & Fellowship award from the Lake Chelan Rotary for her overall chipper attitude and friendliness toward anyone she comes in contact with. Allen will be the vice-president of the Rotary Club starting next July.

Kyle Miller has worked in almost all of the Lake Chelan School District buildings and built relationships with the students and staff everywhere, but she has seemed to found her niche with the elementary age kids.
CHELAN - Kyle Miller has certainly earned being named the Lake Chelan School District Employee of the Year. Aside from her daily duties in the food service department and as a janitor, Miller has helped inspire and connect with hundreds of kids over 25 years. She attributes her ability to connect...

Each room has a different configuration and size, but all of them have a nice view of the lake or mountains.
  CHELAN - Aside from parking, one shortage that is well known amongst residents and locals in Lake Chelan is a lack of workforce housing.  With the minimum wage in Washington state being $11 per hour, and the average estimated rent at $1,475 per month, there are little options for a service,...

After a year of rebuilding, the Lake Chelan Building Supply in Chelan is open for business.
  CHELAN - Have you heard the expression, every cloud has a silver lining? Essentially, it means that every bad situation has some good aspect to it, you just have to look for it.  Although it might not seem like there is a whole lot of positives to take away from the Chelan Complex fire in 2015,...

Alexa Hammond-Vick
  CHELAN - Tsillan Cellars, Lake Chelan’s celebrated destination estate winery and restaurant announced recent promotions and welcomes staff to new positions. Tsillan Cellars and Sorrento’s Ristorante employ approximately 25 full time and 35 seasonal employees. Alexa Hammond-Vick has been appointed...

Photo courtesy of Kurt Hammond, Senior Public Information Officer Rep Cary Condotta (right) with House Page Rebecca Giacomazzi (left).
  OLYMPIA - Entiat High School student Rebecca Giacomazzi traveled to Olympia and served as a page in the state House of Representatives the week of March 13-17. She was sponsored by her 12th District Rep. Cary Condotta. The page program is designed to educate students about the legislative process...

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