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MANSON - The next Manson Community Council meeting is changed to Dec. 11, 2018, and we encourage you to attend the meeting at the Manson Park Office on Pedoi Street at 6 p.m.   If you have any questions, feel free to contact any council member:  Kathy Blum, Kathy Miller, Jorge Valencia, Sarah...
CHELAN - Santa and Mrs. Claus helped kicked off the Christmas season in the Lake Chelan Valley this past weekend, by visiting Chelan on Nov. 23 and Manson on Nov. 24. They are seen here having their photo taken with a family during the HDCA's Small Town Christmas in Chelan on Friday evening.  
ORONDO - Orondo Fire was Dispatched at 5:20 p.m. on November 25 to the report of a fire in the Commercial area  of downtown Orondo. First units arriving found a large fire burning in the Pine Canyon Fruit Packing complex. On fire was a large shipping warehouse associated with an apple packing...

The machine used for drilling during Phase 4 stationed in front of Tin Lilly on Woodin Ave.
CHELAN - A team under the Department of Ecology was in town at the begining of November to start Phase 4 of the Chelan Chevron cleanup. "Phase 4 began and consisted of another geophysical survey to evaluate the east part of the site.  Phase 4 also included the installation of more groundwater...

Chris Willoughby is back as a Manson Community Council Member after serving for the first time seven years ago.
MANSON – Two spots were left open with the resignations of Kim Ustanik and Jeremy Jaech from the Manson Community Council. Both left the Council 11 months into their three year terms. Due to this the Council had to appoint two new members in the Nov. 20 meeting. Kathy Blum explained, “when people...

Manson seniors Devyn Smith and Megan Clausen founders of Glass to Sand at Lake Chelan.
MANSON – Manson High School seniors Megan Clausen and Devyn Smith became interested in glass recycling last year during their junior year after the recycling center in Chelan stopped operations. “Our families are big recyclers and that impacted us,” said Clausen. The girls knew that other community...

Fire Commissioners left to right Jay Witherbee, Phil Moller and Russ Jones during the Nov. 14 meeting. Witherbee is interested in meeting with other fire commissioners in the surrounding areas and starting talks regarding the best way to deliver service to taxpayers.
CHELAN – All apparatus owned by the Chelan Fire and Rescue are doing well, except for one. Ladder 71 is out of service. It failed the UL testing on Nov. 13. The UL test certifies the performance and safety of fire apparatuses, systems, devices and ground ladders. Fleet Manager John Goyne explained...

Chelan Mayor Mike Cooney recognized City Hall Front Line Staff at the Nov 13 Council meeting. Left to right: Patty Michajla, Carolyn Cockrum, Debbie Girvin, Heather Hill, Linda Jo Williams, Missi Anderson and Jackie Tupling.
CHELAN – As requested by the Chelan City Council during a budget workshop back in October, Rachel Goldie of the Chelan Valley Housing Trust presented the latest updates on the non-profit on Tuesday (Nov. 13) evening’s meeting. In October, Mayor Mike Cooney representing the Chelan Valley Housing...

Bob Bugert
  WENATCHEE - The latest results of the November 6, 2018 General Election just updated Wednesday, November, 14 at "4:04 p.m." by the Chelan County Auditor's office show independent Bob Bugert has defeated Republican Shon Smith for Chelan County Commissioner, seat 2. Tonight's tally: Bugert 15,931...
CHELAN - This week the crew is finishing up their winter shutdown activities and will be off site before the end of the week. There will be no lanes closures. Construction is expected to restart in March, but the start date is weather dependent. When spring construction resumes, activities will...

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