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City Attorney Quentin Batjar.
CHELAN - Councilman Ray Dobbs was the only one who voted against finalizing and executing the interlocal agreement between the Port of Chelan County and the City of Chelan to purchase the Kelly property near the Lake Chelan Municipal Airport. The Chelan City Council meeting on March 12, was the end...

See St. Patrick’s Top Dog Parade and Shamrock Shuffle photos on the gallery.
Puppies are sure worth more than gold. Dogs and kids dressed in green as they paraded in Downtown Chelan during the Wayne Kelly Memorial Top Dog Parade on Saturday, March 16.  
MANSON – The Manson Park and Recreation board unanimously voted to authorize Director Robin Pittman to negotiate a purchase agreement for Leffler Field’s acquisition. “It has been interesting to see how this has come about to get to this point,” said chair Rob Campbell during the March 14 meeting....

Esther Christensen (age 4) found the first buttercup in Union Valley.
Esther Christensen (age 4) found the first buttercup in Union Valley on March 15. Esther’s mom and aunts and uncle were the finders of the first buttercup for three years running when they were children roaming in the same hills ... and ... Anne Brooks of Chelan found this buttercup near her home...

PUD Director of Customer Service Andy Wendell talks projects with the community on March 13.
CHELAN - An informational drop-in session was held at the Lake Chelan Chamber of Commerce on March 13 by the Chelan County PUD as an effort to talk to the community about future projects. A group of PUD staff was available for two hours, to discuss two major projects for the PUD including a new...
CHELAN - Next week, work will kick-off for the final phases of the Woodin Avenue Bridge Project. Nearly all aspects of the project are expected to be completed before Memorial Day Weekend, the end of May.   The next couple weeks, contractors plan to: Remove existing curbs and sidewalks...

Lake Chelan School District Superintendent Barry DePaoli gave a presentation at the March 11 informational meeting at the Chelan High School Pac about the upcoming school district bond. Photos by Elijah Larsen
CHELAN - On Monday, March 11, the Lake Chelan School District held it third informational meeting on the proposed bond for the district. The Community Conversation and Tamale Feed was held at the Chelan High School PAC. Approximately 200 people attended the event to see a presentation and...
Congratulations to the Chelan HS Science Olympiad team who competed in the Regional Science Olympiad competition at Spokane Falls Community College in Spokane on Saturday, Mar. 9.  The team consisted of 12 students (up to 15 can be on a team) of all grade levels freshman through senior, and came in...

Project Coordinator at Cascadia Conservation District Patrick Haggerty.
CHELAN – In an effort to prevent and protect the City of Chelan from wildfire, a town hall meeting was held on March 7 at the Chelan Senior Center. “We think of fire season a constant threat to our town, tonight’s meeting is about looking forward at what we can do in our neighborhoods that would...
The Miss Lake Chelan pageant “Life is Sweet in Lake Chelan” took place on Saturday, March 9 at the Chelan High School Performing Arts Center. That night Ashlyn Sanderson was crowned as Queen of Miss Lake Chelan by the 2018 MLC Queen Lucy Bordner and Princess Rosa Lopez Barboza. For more photos see...

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