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Chelan Valley Housing Trust Board member Guy Evans (far right) interacts with Manson community members during the Open House at the Manson Grange.
CHELAN/MANSON – The Chelan Valley Housing Trust held two open houses on the last day of February for the communities of Chelan and Manson. On Feb. 28, CVHT representatives were present at the Manson Grange to answer questions about the organization and share up-to-date progress on plans and...

Engineer Doug Wilcox went over the ULID projects for the Bear Mountain Water District during the public hearing on Feb. 27.
CHELAN – Commissioners of the Bear Mountain Water District met on Feb. 27 at the Chelan Fire Hall in order to hold a public hearing for the proposed Utility Local Improvement Districts (ULID) No. 2 and No. 3. A notice was sent out to all of the owners within the district that are involved with the...
ORONDO - Orondo Fire and LCCH EMS responded to the report of a two-vehicle accident just before noon on US97 four miles north of Orondo. On arrival firefighters found a two vehicles heavily damaged blocking both lanes of traffic with two injured people. One occupant was trapped in their vehicle...

Chelan Mayor Mike Cooney and Council members Ty Witt and Tim Hollingsworth express their thoughts on the using city funds to purchase the Kelly property near the airport.
CHELAN – In recognition of her 100th birthday, Georgia Duff received a standing ovation by those who attended the Chelan City Council on February 26. Chelan Mayor Mike Cooney began the meeting by congratulating Duff for her centenary, “we really value you as a community member,” he said. Cooney...
CHELAN – Chelan Fire and Rescue continues to move forward with the new rescue boat. Firefighters Association President Dan Crandall had news for the commissioners regarding the rescue boat.   “After a lengthy discussion the association voted to approve purchasing two Honda 225 engines for Marine 71...

Eight young ladies from Chelan High School will be vying for the title of Miss Lake Chelan on Saturday, March 9, 7 p.m., at the Chelan High School Performing Art Center. They are: back row, left to right: Ana Torres, 2018 Miss Lake Chelan Lucy Bordner, 2018 Princess Rosa Lopez-Barboza, and Ashlyn Sanderson; middle row, left to right: Ella Tschetter, Macaela LaPorte, Caroline Kelly, and Talitha Zelaya; and front row, left to right: Odaliz Ordaz and Haylee Fry.
CHELAN - The 93rd Annual Miss Lake Chelan Scholarship Program is planned for Saturday, March 9 at 7 p.m. in the Chelan High School PAC.  The current royalty, Miss Lake Chelan Lucy Bordner and Princess Rosa Lopez, as well as many community volunteers, help to create a memorable pageant program.  ...

Chelan County Director of Community Planning and Development Dave Kuhl.
MANSON – Chelan County Director of Community Planning and Development Dave Kuhl stopped by the packed Manson Community Council meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 19 to talk about short term rentals in the area and all over the county. "We will talk about Host Compliance technology solution, the Manson...

This cougar ended up at the Strecker house off of Kutil Place on the North Shore of the lake Sunday night, Feb. 17
CHELAN – Rumor has it that neighbors from the Lake Chelan area have been seeing a few kitties here and there … not the friendly type per se. Earlier this month, a few locals shared with friends on social media posts and pictures of cougar footprints near their homes. The most recent post on...

Chelan Parks and Recreation Director Karen Sargeant takes note of the feedback received on the Lake Chelan Golf Course during the meeting held on Feb. 13.
CHELAN - In a January meeting, City of Chelan Parks and Recreation Director Karen Sargeant and the Parks Board met with representatives from various local golf associations to brainstorm ideas for the golf course, after presenting them with an array of information. Sargeant gave the attendees...
East Wenatchee - The opioid epidemic continues to be a significant problem locally and nationally. Almost every family is affected. One duty of Public Health is to track and report on epidemics. That is why the Health Officer for Chelan and Douglas Counties, Francis J.V. Collins, MD, DDS, recently...

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