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UPDATE: According to Okanogan County Sheriff Hawley Mr. Smith has been located in Federal Way. OKANOGAN – The county sheriff’s office is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing 76-year-old local man suffering from early onset dementia. Gail Smith was last seen leaving his...

Wenatchee River Institute Outreach Learning Center volunteer Elisa Lopez of Leavenworth shows kids how to properly deal with camp fires. They each received a commemorative neckerchief after completing their training. Lopez’ was one of many agency partners of the U.S. Forest Service on hand to celebrate Smokey Bear’s 75th Birthday. Six-year-old Kingston Robinson and his sister 3-year-old Kendrea of Ephrata were the eager students.
ENTIAT - The United States Forest Service and Columbia Breaks Interpretive Center celebrated Smokey’s big 75th birthday on Saturday, August 10 at Entiat’s Interpretive Center on the west side of Hwy 97A. Groups of all ages were able to engage in different learning activities, play games, eat cake...
CHELAN - NCWhomewatch.com has earned accreditation from the National Home Watch Association. The NHWA was formed in 2009 in order to establish and maintain the highest industry standards for Home Watch and absentee homeowner services throughout the United States and Canada (www....
As your state senator, it’s very helpful for me to hear directly from you, but I know it can be difficult to come to Olympia during the legislative session. Our 12th District is so large, there is also no convenient central meeting location in district. That’s why I look forward to hosting my third...
Holly and Kevin Brown (on right) of Siren Song Winery, representing the Lake Chelan Wine & Jazz Festival, present president of Chelan Valley Hope with a donation of $5,000.  Proceeds from the May 16 through 19 annual event were distributed amongst three local non-profits: Thrive Chelan Valley,...
CHELAN - Mayor Cooney announced today (August 14) that the Chelan-Douglas Transportation Council (CDTC) has awarded the City of Chelan $300,000 for Chelan Traffic Improvements. The federal Surface Transportation Block Grant (STBG) funds will be used to improve traffic flow through the Sanders/...
OLYMPIA – Washington State Parks today announced the recipients of its 2018 Volunteer Awards. Washington State Parks and Recreation commissioners or staff will present volunteers with their awards in the coming weeks. Each year, the agency recognizes the contributions of its volunteers with...
CHELAN - "AllTheRooms" analytics has just just completed a study into the fastest-growing vacation rental markets in the United States and Chelan was listed as 54th on the list. Our Data Insights: • The number of vacation rentals in Chelan available on platforms like Airbnb and VRBO increased by...

A trio of barbers did their best to cut the hair of the many youngsters needing to shed some locks.
CHELAN -- The Lake Chelan School District Back to School Fair was Sunday, August 11 at the Community Gym attracting hundreds of kids from all over (and even outside) the district. Backpacks, school supplies, kids haircuts, community resources, car seat safety inspections, games and family fun were...
STEHEKIN -  As of August 11, 2019 – 9 a.m. Acres: 450. Location: 3 air miles southwest of Stehekin, Wash. Completion: Season-ending weather event. Cause: Lightning. Estimated Cost: $1,118,473 (as of Aug. 11). Report Date: July 26, 2019 (ignited by the lightning storms that came through on July 23...

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