News


Amy Mack, owner of Lakeview Drive-In, shared with the Council her opinions regarding the proposal of bringing food trucks to town for the summer.
CHELAN – In a previous Chelan City Council meeting, the Council heard from City Administrator Mike Jackson and his idea of bringing food trucks to Chelan during the summertime to the Lakeshore Marina area. After doing more food truck research, Jackson brought up the topic once again on March 26 as...
  CHELAN - The Historic Downtown Chelan Association has kicked off planning for the 2019 Lake Chelan Festival of Trees Live Auction & Gala. The event is a fundraising effort to benefit community projects in Historic Downtown Chelan as well as local non-profit organizations.  Visit https://...
  Jane Jedwabny has been named 2018 Caregiver of the Year at Lake Chelan Community Hospital & Clinics (LCCHC). Employees at LCCHC nominate and vote for four caregivers of the quarter each year. In 2018, the four recipients were Jose Sausedo, surgical technician; Valerie Rife, Sanctuary intake...
Chelan -The Lake Chelan Arts Council announces that their largest  fundraising event, the Lake Chelan Arts Festival, will be held Saturday and Sunday, June 22  and 23, moving the annual Festival from its usual date in August. Moving to June increases the chance for fair weather so exhibitors can...

This map shows the Three Zones of Defensible Space surrounding a residence in wildfire terrain. Zone 1 is the Structure Ignition Zone, Zone 2 the Firebreak Zone, and Zone 3 the Reduced Fuel Zone.
CHELAN – Last week the Okanogan County Long Term Recovery Group in partnership with the American Red Cross, launched an ambitious and comprehensive series of six day-long free Fire Strong Workshops aimed at educating and preparing citizens for the increasing incidence of wildfire. Beginning at...

Chris Willoughby (left) announced his resignation from the Manson Community Council effective in May, his last meeting will be in April.
MANSON – The Manson Community Council will submit their comments and recommendations to the county regarding the Manson/Chelan County Comprehensive Plan. Two major comp plan sections the council reviewed were the Plan Development and Master Planned Resort. “What we’ve been asked to do is to put our...

Early design concept for the proposed Chelan County PUD new service center in Wenatchee. Graphic courtesy of Chelan County PUD
CHELAN – On March 18, the Chelan County PUD began holding Open Houses throughout the county to hear the community’s say on the Service Center that was recently proposed. The Service Center is designed to consolidate the PUD’s Wenatchee-area operations said PUD’s Shared Services Director Dan Frazier...

Fire Commissioners heard from Lake Chelan School District (LCSD) Superintendent Barry DePaoli on the LCSD 2019 Bond.
CHELAN – Lake Chelan School District (LCSD) Superintendent Barry DePaoli visited the Chelan Fire and Rescue Commissioners during their regular meeting on March 20 and presented them with information on the LCSD 2019 Bond. DePaoli went over the projects the bond would include and the costs of each...
Pateros Mayor Carlene Anders, left, Executive Director of the Okanogan County Long Term Recovery Group and a former Smokejumper, chats with a pair of jumpers from the North Cascades Smokejumper Base in Winthrop during the second of six, day-long Fire Strong Workshops, this one held at Chelan last...

The group of firefighters pictured received certificates for recognition of their participation in fighting the wildfires that occurred in 2018.
CHELAN -  Chelan Fire and Rescue (CFR) held its Annual Awards Banquet Saturday, March 16  at Campbell’s Resort on Lake Chelan to honor those members that went the extra mile in 2018. Of the 101 members of Chelan Fire and Rescue, over 80 members and guests attended the function along with special...

User menu

NCW Media Newspapers