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Chelan Valley Hope volunteers and staff during the 10 year celebration.
CHELAN - A full 10 years have passed since Chelan Valley Hope established itself in the community with one mission: facilitating positive change in peoples’ lives. Long time Chelan Valley Hope Board President, Kyle Plew, retraced the beginnings of the organization as he thanked all the attendees...

This1967 Oldsmobile WD30442 was one of the many cars at the show.
CHELAN - The streets of downtown Chelan flooded with people and cars during the weekend for the annual Cruizin Chelan Car Show. The event which began on Friday, May 31 included fun for the whole family, with kids activities and the Pacific Northwest Pro Classic BBQ competition. On Saturday night...

On May 28, Chelan Mayor Mike Cooney (middle) proclaimed the second weekend in June as Vintage Lake Chelan Weekend in town. Left to right are: Lacey Lybecker, Cheryl Nelson, Denny Evans and Shane Collins. Cooney encouraged all community members to join in the celebrations.
CHELAN - Lake Chelan celebrates the 10 year anniversary of its official designation as an American Viticulture Area (AVA). Acquaint your taste buds with the wines made from Washington’s most exciting AVA with educational and social events throughout the weekend. Vintage Lake Chelan will be held...

Lisa Parks, Port of Douglas County Executive Director, will be stepping down from her role at the end of this year if consolidation with the Port of Chelan County is approved.
CHELAN - Chelan will have a summer shuttle rolling through the streets of Lakeside Park up to Appleblossom Drive starting Fourth of July weekend and wrapping up in September. Link Transit’s board approved $38,500 to fund the shuttle in this month’s meeting, in hopes of giving locals and tourists...

New CFO Mike Ellis, Dr. Megan Guffey and CHRO Kate Pina were introduced at the May 28 Lake Chelan Community Hospital and Clinics meeting.
CHELAN - Lake Chelan Community Hospital and Clinics Board of Commissioners approved the hiring of Dick Bratton as new hospital project manager and of Jerry Boyce as the owner’s representative at the May 28 regular meeting. The recommendation of hiring both individuals came from the Facilities...

Commissioner Russ Jones
CHELAN - As it was announced in April, Chelan Fire and Rescue held a town hall meeting on May 30 to inform the public on their future plans regarding funding, apparatus replacement, fire chief succession and staffing. The evening’s event was held at the Chelan Senior Center, only a dozen or so...

Charles Baker was last seen on Monday, May 27.
  BRIDGEPORT – The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) is seeking information on the whereabouts of a boater whose unoccupied watercraft was found drifting on the Columbia River five miles above Chief Joseph Dam. Charles Baker, 81, was last seen on Monday, May 27, and the DCSO is requesting...
CHELAN - Fire & Rescue responded to a reported brush fire on the road near 60 SR 150 at 11:43 a.m. today (May, 29) in Chelan. The reporting party called in the small brush fire stating it was approximately 15-20 feet away from a building.  Chelan Fire & Rescue Firefighters arrived at 11:48a...
CHELAN - During the next couple weeks, there may be an occasional bridge closure or traffic interruption; the only one known at this time is for Thursday, May 30. One side of the bridge will continue to remain open for pedestrians and bicyclists at all times.    Activities planned for May...
When: Thursday, May 30, 2019 Where: Senior Center / 534 East Trow, Chelan Time: 6:00 p.m. What: Presentation of succession plan and future funding.

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