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CHELAN - The votes are counted. The stage set. November will feature some hot races for Chelan City Council, and both the Lake Chelan Hospital Commissioner openings in the general election. Chelan Council Races Current Planning Commissioner Tim Hollingsworth secured the top spot in the primary...

Bull riding participant Steve Maupin of Oroville, Wash, slides out of the way, just in time to avoid being stepped on at Friday nights Lake Chelan Rodeo. More photos in under gallery tab.

Chelan City Administrator Mike Jackson opening the special city council meeting by discussing a new sheriff contract with the Chelan County Sheriff Office. Photo by Zach Johnson
CORRECTION: The City of Chelan did not sign a new contract with the Chelan County Sheriff office as stated below. It was only a discussion. The City does, however, have to sign a new contract by the end of this year. CHELAN - Good news. The Chelan City Council signed a new Sheriff Contract with...

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Submitted by the Washington State Patrol State Fire Mobilization Authorized for Hayes Road Fire State fire assistance has been mobilized under the Washington State Fire Services Resource Mobilization Plan in support of local firefighters working to contain the Hayes Road Fire located near the...
CHELAN - The votes are counted. The stage set. November will feature some hot races for Chelan City Council, and both the Lake Chelan Hospital Commissioner openings in the general election. Current Planning Commissioner Tim Hollingsworth secured the top spot in the August primary for Chelan City...

Photo courtesy Lake Chelan Community Hospital & Clinics Left to right: Phil Giuntoli, Collins Woerman Architects; Kevin Abel, LCCHC CEO; Mary Signorelli, LCCHC Board of Commissioners Chair; Dick Bratton, project management consultant and Barry Leahy, project manager for new hospital facility, presented for the state project review committee Thursday, July 27, 2017 in Olympia.
CHELAN - The State Project Review Committee unanimously approved the proposal by Lake Chelan Community Hospital & Clinics (LCCHC) to use the Construction Manager / General Contractor (GC/CM) building method for the new hospital facility last Thursday, July 27 after they heard an hour-long...

Photo by Zach Johnson Construction on No-See-Um has gone on without a hitch so far, but might not be complete until Spring 2018.
CHELAN - It might be hard to miss the construction of the No-See-Um roundabout along Highway 150, but with drivers using the shoe-fly detour, it can be a challenge to see how the project is progressing. Good news, according to Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) Project Engineer...

Photo by Zach Johnson Drivers are having to adapt as law enforcement cracks down on drivers that use their cell phone behind the wheel.
WASHINGTON - Not even two weeks into the new E-DUI law and residents are already petitioning for some changes regarding some of the secondary offenses. Some 8,000 commercial drivers and workers alike have banded together in hopes of continuing to drink their coffee or eat a quick bite on their...

Photo by Zach Johnson LCCH CEO Kevin Abel motioning toward the latest architectural rendition of the new hospital at the LCCH Board meeting on Tuesday, July 25.
CHELAN - Everything for the new hospital is going swimmingly. The vote passed, financial information in order, and the facility was just approved by the State Project Review Committee on Thursday, July 27. (see story page 2) All that’s left is to send in the application to the USDA, which...

Photo by Zach Johnson Rob Hunden (left) and Michel Montgomery giving their presentation at the July 25 Chelan City Council meeting.
CHELAN - Winter is coming for Chelan. Instead of the non-fictitious white-walkers, giants and dragons in the Westeros kingdom (Game of Thrones) however, winter is coming to Chelan in the form of an ice skating rink. At least that’s what Chelan councilwoman Erin McCardle is hoping for within the...

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