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CHELAN - Sheriff Brian Burnett reports a 36 year old male drowned in Lake Chelan on Saturday afternoon April 13 when an inflatable kayak he and another subject were in flipped over. Both subjects were ejected into the cold water. The incident occurred north of the dock area at Lake Chelan State...
Early bird Chelan commuters are in for a treat! Link Transit staff will offer up donuts, coffee and limited edition t-shirts from 5:45-7:30 AM Tuesday, April 23 at the bus stop across from Chelan City Hall. A photographer and writer will be on hand to collect commuter (or you could say transit-...
Commuters between Wenatchee, Leavenworth and Chelan are very likely to see a shiny new bus pull up to their bus stop soon. This week, Link Transit rolls out a brand new fleet of 40 foot commuter coaches. Twelve new GILLIG buses will begin operating the routes between Wenatchee and Leavenworth and...
CHELAN - The City of Chelan has been named Tree City USA for the twelfth year by the Arbor Day Foundation to honor its commitment to community forestry. The Tree City USA program is sponsored by the Arbor Day Foundation in cooperation with the National Association of State Foresters and the USDA...
MANSON – On April 2, the Manson Comnity Council held a Special Meeting to discuss and make recommendations regarding the proposed Searles project in Swartout Road. The project entails on building a two story, five bedrooms, single family residence of 6,000 to 7,000 square foot located on a 1.23...

The Manson Bay Park swim beach stairs was the second part of the park improvement project. The stairs were extended so there would not be a drop off between the stairs and the beach.
MANSON – A two part project at the Manson Bay Park swim  beach to help with safety improvements was conducted by Chelan County PUD starting on April 1. The first part of the project included adding handrails to the existing stairs by the swimming area to increase accessibility. From there...
Chelan Egg Hunt time corrected to Noon. CHELAN/MANSON/ENTIAT – Easter weekend is fast approaching for kids here in the Valley. With egg hunts and events taking place in Chelan, Manson and Entiat, Easter weekend holds baskets full of potential and fun. Chelan – Lake Chelan Eagles and Lions Club are...
CHELAN – Planning the upcoming Cinco de Mayo celebration are six community members from Chelan and Manson who meet every Wednesday evening at Marcela’s Cocina Mexicana. This event is made possible by the contribution of volunteers and donations from the public. Servando Robledo mentioned that the...
Chelan County Auditor, Skip Moore has announced that ballots for the April 23 Special Election have been mailed for the following districts: Pateros School District No. 22-170J and Lake Chelan School District No. 129.  Ballots must be postmarked or deposited into an official ballot drop box by...

Karla Mendoza is the new Administrative Assistant for Chelan Fire and Rescue.
CHELAN - Last Thursday, March 28, Chelan Fire and Rescue (CFR) Board of Commissioners had a meeting regarding the district’s Long Range Plan. “The Long Range Plan’s main focus is looking at the next five years, but also keeping an outreach for the next 20 years on large projects,” said CFR Chief...

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