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CHELAN - The HDCA will be partnering with several  groups in Chelan to clean our downtown and make it look bright and shiny for spring.  Chelan Middle School 6th graders, led by Mrs. Burton, will be canvasing the downtown  neighborhoods picking up trash. The Lions Club will be cleaning up Highway...
MANSON – Manson Park’s Board of Commissioners met last Thursday, April 11 on what it seemed to be the shortest meeting of the year. Negotiations for Leffler Field are still ongoing. Rob Campbell mentioned to the board that a letter of intent to purchase the property is ready to be signed by Park’s...

WSDOT proposed a new crosswalk at Millard St. close to Lakeside Park.
CHELAN - An agenda item to approve food trucks at Lakeshore Marina was included in the April 9, City of Chelan Council meeting which was pulled out of the agenda by Chelan Mayor Mike Cooney. “Since I brought it up, I am going to take it off of the agenda tonight ... there’s a number of reasons for...

Chelan Mayor Mike Cooney (left) speaks with fair-goers at the Public Work’s recycling and waste booth at the 2018 Chelan Earth Day Fair. The booth included a pile of miscellaneous items, a recycle bin and a garbage bin, allowing a tutorial on what objects are permitted for recycling. This years fair is this Saturday, April 20 in Chelan’s Riverwalk Park.
CHELAN – Earth Day celebration commences with a city-wide clean-up across Chelan on Friday, April 19. Individuals and groups are encouraged by the City to clean up their neighborhoods, the parks and along the lakeshore. See pages A2 and A4 for more information and how you can volunteer to help. The...
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...

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