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Manson Park and Recreation District held a public forum on March 6 at the Manson Grange to hear the public's input in regards to the acquisition of Leffler Field. Left to right: Jeff Conwell, Randy Reed, Taylor Quigley, Rob Campbell, Travis Schoenwald, Robin Pittman and Kara Raftery.
MANSON – More than 40 Manson residents gathered at the Manson Grange Wednesday evening to show their full support towards the purchase of Leffler Field. Before receiving the public’s input, the Manson Park and Recreation District presented their comprehensive plan and went over the five current...

Chelan Valley Community Nurses Suzie Zimmer and Michelle Jerome.
CHELAN – A local anonymous donor has offered to match up to $10,000 in donations pledged from the beginning of the year up to March 31 as the Chelan Valley Community Nurse program continues with fundraising efforts. Earlier last week, CVCN  nurses Suzie Zimmer and Michelle Jerome received the news...

Fire commissioners Jay Witherbee, Phil Moller and Russ Jones during the March 7 Special Fire District meeting.
CHELAN – Chelan Fire Chief Tim Lemon will retire at the end of 2019. On behalf of the Chelan Fire and Rescue Board of Commissioners Russ Jones made the announcement during a special meeting held on Thursday morning, March 7, at the Fire Hall. Chief Lemon has spent the last 10 years, of a 40 year...

 Ana Torres Ana is the daughter of Celia and Cipriano Torres. She is on the school’s soccer and softball team and played basketball her freshman and sophomore year. She is involved in Interact Club, Med Club, band, competes in FBLA, is an officer for FCCLA, plays in her church worship team and is a full time Running Start student. In the summer, Ana worked for Chelan Fruit and helps with her mom’s Daycare. In her spare time, she enjoys baking, drawing, spending time with her family and playing with her dog Max. After graduation, Ana plans to go to Northwest University and become an Entrepreneur.   Ana’s favorite TV Show is Fuller House and her favorite movie is Black Panther. Her favorite song is “Over and Over” by Chris McClarney and her favorite book is “Before I Go” by Colleen Oakley. She is most inspired by her mom for her perseverance and strength to be both a mom and a dad after her dad had a stroke. Ana’s most treasured keepsake is a cross necklace her brother gave her for Christmas.    Ana favorite thing to do in the Lake Chelan are is go swimming with her family and have late night bond fires. Her proudest moment is when she won the FCCLA leadership award for her region. If she could trade places with anyone, she would choose Sadi Robertson for her passion and bold love she has for others. Ana believes she would represent the community well because she is a very outgoing person people can look up as a role model, is already very involved and can bring new and diverse ideas with the desire to bring her community together. 
Eight young ladies from Chelan High School will be vying for the title of Miss Lake Chelan on Saturday, March 9, 7:00 p.m., at the Chelan High School Performing Art Center.  

Wellness/Outreach Director Agustin Benegas.
CHELAN – The Lake Chelan Community Hospital and Clinic Board of Commissioners were given a business plan progress report on the first pillars at their regular meeting on Feb. 26. The business plan was approved in December and it was agreed by the board that every quarter updates should be given....
CHELAN - Aging and Adult Care of Central Washington,  with local support from Tender Loving Care for Seniors,  will begin  a monthly Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group (Alzheimer’s Café) for Chelan/Manson, starting Wednesday, March 27, 2019 (4th Wednesday of each month) at the Lake Chelan...

Chelan Valley Housing Trust Board member Guy Evans (far right) interacts with Manson community members during the Open House at the Manson Grange.
CHELAN/MANSON – The Chelan Valley Housing Trust held two open houses on the last day of February for the communities of Chelan and Manson. On Feb. 28, CVHT representatives were present at the Manson Grange to answer questions about the organization and share up-to-date progress on plans and...

Engineer Doug Wilcox went over the ULID projects for the Bear Mountain Water District during the public hearing on Feb. 27.
CHELAN – Commissioners of the Bear Mountain Water District met on Feb. 27 at the Chelan Fire Hall in order to hold a public hearing for the proposed Utility Local Improvement Districts (ULID) No. 2 and No. 3. A notice was sent out to all of the owners within the district that are involved with the...
ORONDO - Orondo Fire and LCCH EMS responded to the report of a two-vehicle accident just before noon on US97 four miles north of Orondo. On arrival firefighters found a two vehicles heavily damaged blocking both lanes of traffic with two injured people. One occupant was trapped in their vehicle...

Chelan Mayor Mike Cooney and Council members Ty Witt and Tim Hollingsworth express their thoughts on the using city funds to purchase the Kelly property near the airport.
CHELAN – In recognition of her 100th birthday, Georgia Duff received a standing ovation by those who attended the Chelan City Council on February 26. Chelan Mayor Mike Cooney began the meeting by congratulating Duff for her centenary, “we really value you as a community member,” he said. Cooney...

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