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David DeArmond of Public Works was recognized for his outstanding help.
CHELAN – With more special presentations than usual, the Chelan City Council held their first meeting for the month of October. For debate was the acquisition of the Butte. Stan Morse made comments to the council regarding fire and code enforcement 8.15. Morse believes that “not everyone gets it.”...

Parks and Recreation Director Karen Sargeant during the third budget workshop in City Hall.
CHELAN – The City Council held its third budget workshop in preparation for the 2019 Budget on Oct. 11. Parks and Recreation, Street Fund and Equipment Repair/Replacement Funds were discussed. First off, Public Works Director Jake Youngren addressed Water Capital Improvements. Eight projects were...

Andy Baker, Project Manager
CHELAN – The Chelan City Council met on October 3 and 4 in specials meetings to work on GFC charges, a proposed 2019 legislative agenda, draft financial policies and go over some of the 2019 budget. During the first workshop, the FCS Group composed of Principal Angie Sanchez, Project Manager Andy...

Tony Rapoza, Kimberlee Craig and Vern Chamberlain of Chelan PUD.
CHELAN FALLS – The Powerhouse Park in Chelan Falls will reopen on Oct. 26 after the riverbank and swim beach area get renovated. The park closed on July 30 in order to start a two part project. Part one includes the riverbank which is being rebuilt back to it’s natural stage. Part two consists of...

Dave Kampling active community volunteer.
CHELAN – Chelan Mayor Mike Cooney and all councilmembers held the second council meeting of the month at City Hall. To begin, Cooney informed that citizen comments are now limited to three minutes and can only address items not listed in the agenda, with that being said, Evie Hirschberger expressed...

Amanda Ballou, Heritage Heights Assisted Living
Part 2 of 2 CHELAN - Right after Shoesmith, Amanda Ballou from Heritage Heights Assisted Living filled in the attendees on what has happened since 2015. “Heritage Heights acted a sponsor for this group, the Senior Living Initiative, said Ballou. Then she went ahead and thanked other sponsors such...
CHELAN - On Tuesday, Oct. 2, singer/songwriter and  author Dar Williams visited Chelan. During her time in town she visited Chelan High School students, facilitated a leadership discussion at City Hall and addressed what she observed in the community. Williams has written many books in which she “...

Rod Brooks
    CHELAN - “Every child deserves to know, learn from, and be loved by their grandpa, and have a grandpa experience.” That’s the belief that Rod Brooks, Founding Grandpa of The Grandpa Project is on a mission to create and inspire. “Three generations of my family – my father, my children, and...

LCCHC Board Director Mary Signorelli
CHELAN – Old and new business were addressed in the Sept. 25 Lake Chelan Community Hospital and Clinics meeting board. Starting with old business, Board Director Mary Signorelli addressed the Board committees memberships. “The six committees that we have as a board are utility, facilities, finance...

Guy Evans of Lake Chelan Trails Alliance.
CHELAN – Major topics were covered in the Town Hall that took place last Thursday, Sept. 27 at the Chelan Senior Center. That evening the first subject talked about was, “open space, then we are going to talk about housing that is affordable for everyone and then we are going to have a wrap up of...

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