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Jack Stevens a World War II Veteran (seated at right) was presented with a certificate honoring his service by Vice Commander Brian Strausbaugh.

Bob Bugert
The Chelan County Commissioner's race Seat 2 is still too close to call as of the latest county official vote count held last Thursday, Nov. 9. The nearly dead heat may be decided by the next county vote tally on Wednesday, Nov. 14 (today) with Nov. 27 as the certification day. Independent* Bob...

District Ranger Paul Willard explains the different recreational opportunities available in Holden Mine.
CHELAN – Holden Mine Remedial Project Manager Mario A. Isaias-Vera reported back to Chelan area residents on the project’s five-year review during an open house on Nov. 8 at the Lake Chelan Chamber of Commerce. The open house served as way to share new information about what has been happening at...

Norm Manly of the American Legion Post 108 gave a patriotic speech during the celebration.
MANSON - Veterans Day is always a special day of remembrance but this year it has the added distinction of marking the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. Manson American Legion, Post 108 held a solemn celebration to mark this special centennial event, marking the end to World War I on...

During a Veterans Day mid-parade pause, Chelan County Commissioner Kevin Overbay accepted an award on behalf of the county, from former state Senator Linda Parlette who presented it on behalf of the Washington Department of Employment Security. Photo by Gary Bégin/NCW Media
WENATCHEE -- The Washington State Department of Employment Security (ESD) asked an old friend and daughter of a U.S. Marine, former state Senator Linda Parlette, to help celebrate the success of a recently enacted statewide initiative to promote hiring veterans called "YesVets." It was a sunny, but...
  As of Nov. 8, 2018 The following links will take you directly to ther Secretary of States election results web site. Initiative Measuers  http://results.vote.wa.gov/results/current/Measures-All.html Federal Races http://results.vote.wa.gov/results/current/Federal-All.html State...

From left to right: Commissioner Taylor Quigley, Commissioner Ross Young, Chairman Robert Campbell and Commissioner Travis Schoenwald.
MANSON – Manson Parks Board will support Manson Chamber of Commerce on their acquisition of Leffler Field. According to Board Chairman Rob Campbell, the Manson Chamber has been working on purchasing the property, which will then be handed off to Parks in order to maintain it. The property will be...
  CHELAN - The U.S. Forest Service will be doing a prescribed burn on the Chelan Ranger District on Grouse Mountain in the 25-Mile Creek area. The prescribed will start around 10 a.m. and they will be burning 62 acres of burn piles.   For more information you can call the Chelan Ranger District at...

Council memeber Tim Hollingsworth believes $300,000 could be spent somewhere else, however he voted toward purchasing the land next to the Chelan Airport.
CHELAN – The Chelan Airport Property owned by Eugene Kelly will be purchased by the City. In a 5-2 vote, the Chelan City Council decided Tuesday evening, Nov. 6 to acquire the three acres of land adjacent to the Lake Chelan Municipal Airport in partnership with the Port of Chelan County. This piece...
Below are the Chelan County General Election Result as of Nov 9. at 4:06 p.m.   The next update will be Wednesday, Nov. 14 at 4:00 p.m.    Number of Precincts 94 Number of Registered Voters 45,039 Total Ballots Counted 28,631 Estimated Ballots Left to Count...

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