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Thursday Evening Farmers Market After many vendors canceling, the Chelan Farmers Market will take a break from the afternoon smoke and will not held today. They will be back in full swing next week on the corner of S. Emerson and Wapato Streets, between the Riverwalk Inn and Riverwalk Park from 4...

Allen Blackmon
WENATCHEE - It has been over a week since the August 7 primaries and some of the candidates have given comments about their performance and their outlooks for the future. To be fair, not all candidates were asked for a comment, nor did all the candidates who were asked for a comment choose to give...

Russ Jones, Chelan Fire & Rescue #7 commissioner
CHELAN – About a week ago Chelan Fire Commissioner Russ Jones called a special meeting to allow the public to express their feelings in regards to running a second fire levy lid lift in the fall. Responding to his call, more than 50 community members showed up to the August 6 special meeting held...

Councilmember Erin McCardle
CHELAN – Four main items in the agenda were discussed at the Chelan City Council Workshop, on August 7 in which all councilmembers were present. 1. Lake Chelan Sewer District: Public Works Director Jake Youngren led the discussion on this agenda item. The three Lake Chelan Sewer District...

Hundreds of fire fighters camped out in the Entiat baseball field over the weekend as they were called to duty to fire the Cougar Creek Fire up the Entiat River valley.
Cougar Creek and Lost Fire updates ENTIAT - As of Monday August 13 this is the latest information provided by the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest. Cougar Creek Fire: Sunday’s firing operations stopped the progression of spot fires within the Entiat River Valley and protected the town of...
Lake Chelan Back to School Fair Sunday, August 19 CHELAN - Heads up parents, this upcoming Sunday,  August 19, the Lake Chelan Back to School Fair will take place at Morgen Owings Elementary School from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Free backpacks and school supplies will given out for free, however you must be...
  N95 face masks are available for FREE at the following locations in the Lake Chelan Valley while supplies last: Chelan Post Office, Chelan Public Library, Chelan Valley Hope, Lake Chelan Chamber of Commerce, Chelan Fire and Rescue, Manson Fire Dept., Manson Post Office, Manson Public LIbrary, and...

As of Monday, August 6, the Cougar Creek Fire is at 4,154 acres and is active in thick dead and down timber.
CHELAN - Five days later, on Thursday, August 2 approximately at 12:00 a.m. Chelan Hills Fire was 100 percent contained by the Northwest Interagency Incident Management Team 11 (NWT11). Chelan Hills Fire originated Friday July 27 approximately 1:15 p.m., two miles East of Chelan Highway 97, across...
WENATCHEE - Just when you need it most, a cool literary evening in a super cool venue! Write On The River's summer "Four Minutes Of Fame" is 6:30 Thursday evening, August 16 at the Radar Station, Wenatchee's newest gallery and intimate performance space at 115 South Wenatchee Avenue. Adult...

A few of the mentors were able to attend a paint class back in June that Thrive Mentoring organized and held at Rio Vista Winery on the river.
CHELAN – To serve, empower and advocate for Lake Chelan Valley youth, that is the mission Thrive Chelan Valley is little by little accomplishing. The 501 (c ) (3) non-profit organization started back in 2013 after Refuge, Bridges and the Teen Center all joined forces to help the youth.   From there...

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