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ARIZONA - On July 18, 2017 Sheriff Brian Burnett reports Sergio I. Valdes was located and arrested in Phoenix, Arizona.   On May 29, 2017, Valdes was involved in a physical altercation at Slide Waters in Chelan, Wash.  When Valdes left the scene he took his two young children, a 6-month old and an...

Norman Stenberg
ENTIAT - With August less than a week away, voters in Entiat only have a few days left to cast their ballot for position one on the Entiat City Council Position 1. Robert Anderson is the incumbent, with Richard Crump and Norman Stenberg vying for a seat on the council. Here is your voter’s guide...
CHELAN - With August less than a week away, amateur and professional cowboys from across the PNW will be herding into the Chelan Valley for both the Lake Chelan Junior Rodeo and the Lake Chelan Rodeo over the next two weeks at the Chelan Rustlers Arena. The kids kick off the fun this weekend, July...

Kevin Abel, Lake Chelan Community Hospital CEO
CHELAN - After two failed attempts it might still be a tough sell to Republicans, Democrats and the public, but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is going to proceed any way in trying to repeal the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as Obamacare. With the GOP’s replacement bill...

Photo by Zach Johnson Commissioner Tim Hollingsworth (left) and Associate Planner Joey Meisenheimer listen to Planning Director Craig Gildroy run through the updated comprehensive plan at the Planning Commission meeting on July. 19.
CHELAN - The Chelan Comprehensive Plan is finally out of the hands of Planning Commission. Well, almost. After a month of debate, the commission voted and approved a final version of the Comp Plan at their regular meeting on Wednesday, July 19. Planning Director Craig Gildroy said they will now...

Drivers will have to adapt as law enforcement cracks down on drivers that use their cell phone behind the wheel.
WASHINGTON - Checking recent emails, facebook comments, tweets, or reviewing the latest sports or news updates on your phone will now have to wait until your car is in park. Because as of July 23, it is illegal in the state of Washington to use any handheld electronic devices such as phones,...
CHELAN - As the weather is heating up, so to is the race for the Chelan City Council position up for grabs in the August Primary Election. Here is your voter’s guide for the race coming next month. Skip Morehouse is running as the incumbent with current Planning Commissioner Tim Hollingsworth and...
CHELAN - Senior care has certainly been on the minds of Chelan residents this past year with talk of a ‘campus of care’ and the Senior Living Initiative, and it looks like that notion will continue with the Tender Loving Care for Seniors (TLC) starting later next month. With a mission of improving...

Photo by Zach Johnson Dwayne Van Epps stands next to future replacement Jake Youngren.
CHELAN - For the second straight Chelan City Council meeting, the council wrapped up their regular business in under an hour, as they wait for a final recommendation from the Planning Commission regarding the Comprehensive Plan. Before the council moved into their agenda on Tuesday, July 11 they...
ENTIAT - A 48-year old woman was killed in a head-on collision Wednesday afternoon, July 12 on Entiat River Road, approximately 4.5 miles up river from Highway 97 according to a press release from Chelan County Sheriff Brian Burnett. Shortly after 4 p.m. Deborah Augustus was heading southbound...

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