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Huckleberry Daze, a limited edition bronze sculpture is being offered to the Lake Chelan Arts Council by the artist Jerry McKellar, pictured here with the grizzly bear.
CHELAN – Mayor Pro Tem Wendy Isenheart led the Chelan City Council Jan. 8 regular meeting in which they tackled various items on the agenda. The council heard from the Lake Chelan Arts Council’s members on two sculptures that could adorn Chelan’s streets in the future. For $15,000, the Huckleberry...
CHELAN – Chelan Fire and Rescue Board of Commissioners unanimously voted on a resolution to adapt a new meeting schedule. Meetings will now be held at 3:00 p.m. every third Wednesday of the month. During the last meeting of 2018, the idea of changing the meeting time and day was discussed by Fire...

Kim Ustanik (left) and her daughter Alissa Hei (right), owners and applicants of Antheia of Chelan.
MANSON – The Manson Community Council hosted an informational meeting, presented by the Klate Road Neighbors on the Master Planned Resort Antheia of Chelan, on Jan. 8. The snow didn’t stop anyone and on Tuesday evening, the Manson Grange Hall was packed by community members who wanted to hear more...
NCW - The Community Foundation of NCW is now accepting applications for its scholarship program. The foundation manages over 100 unique scholarships that support high school seniors, current college students, and non-traditional students from North Central Washington who are planning to attend...

Chelan Mayor Mike Cooney
CHELAN - Beginning January 14th, our legislators from the 12th District will return to Olympia to represent the City of Chelan in the 2019 Regular Legislative Session. As the legislature tackles the biennial transportation, operating, and capital budgets, the City of Chelan is fortunate to have...

An expected 15-20 homes can be built with this land on which the nonprofit expects to break ground next summer.
CHELAN - Affordable Housing in Chelan has just taken another huge step forward. The Lookout at Lake Chelan, a local vacation and waterfront home community, announced the donation of a two-acre parcel to the Chelan Valley Housing Trust. An expected 15-20 homes can be built with this land on which...

Rob Campbell (pictured) and Randy Reed will be part of a committee to help acquire Leffler Field.
MANSON – Manson Parks Commissioners voted to form a committee in order to partner up with  the Manson Chamber of Commerce in order to raise funds needed to purchase Leffler Field. On the first meeting of 2019, the Commissioners heard from Jeff Conwell during the meeting.  Conwell went over the...
NCW - Join us for WSU Tree Fruit Extension Programs in North CentralWashington on January 15, 16, 17, 21, and February 5, 2019. Co-sponsored by Northwest Cherries, Pear Bureau Northwest, NCWFieldmen's Association, Chelan Future Farmers of America and theOkanogan Horticultural Association. These...

A Barrow’s goldeneye, six of which were between the old bridge and Chelan Dam.
CHELAN – What has happened to our normal volume of wintering birds here in the Chelan-Manson area?  Our annual Christmas Bird Count (CBC), the 30th in a series that began in 1989, tallied up 70 bird species and 6882 total individual birds.  The date was December 28. At least the 70 species was a...

January 1, 2019  air temp 32 degrees and water temp 37 degrees. left to right: Connor Belmont, Copeland Belmont, Minet Belmont, Ginger (Belmont) Ewing, Layne Belmont, Claton Belmont.
CHELAN - 2019 has arrived and with that comes family traditions that are past on from generations to generations to welcome in the new year. For example, night before it strikes midnight everyone in my family eats 12 grapes. Each grape represents a resolution or a goal the person wants to...

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