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    OLYMPIA -- Washington State Department of Health reports that illicit fentanyl is being detected in new forms and is causing an increasing number of overdose deaths in the state. In the first half of 2018, there were 81 deaths linked to fentanyl, versus 48 deaths recorded during the same...
Events Leavenworth Christmas Lighting Festival Traveling on US 2 to Leavenworth for week #2 of the annual Christmas Lighting Festival creates some heavy congestion east of and in town. Here’s how it worked for drivers last year: Friday – Little to no traffic delays coming or going....
WENATCHEE - The Wenatchee Valley College Foundation Board of Directors unanimously approved $478,817 in funding to support WVC for 2018-19. The approved funding will benefit students, programs, faculty and staff on the Wenatchee campus. Funding items include: $279,212 in scholarships $20,000...
  NCW — The American Red Cross has an urgent need for blood and platelet donors to give now to ensure blood is available for medical treatments and emergencies during the holiday season.   Blood and platelet donations often decline during the holidays. Regular donors are busy with holiday...
  Genesis Age: 6 years Sex: Female  Looks Like: Domestic Short Hair Mix Animal ID: 40051165 Adoption Fee: Waived! This beautiful little lady is Genesis! Genesis is a gentle soul with a kind heart who is looking for a fresh start. She enjoys being petted or sitting by your side. This lovely girl...
  CHELAN - Join the Lake Chelan Arts Council for its annual Christmas Gathering at the Vogue, Dec. 4 at 6 p.m.  Enjoy light appetizers, desserts and hot cider as well as a no host bar.   They will look back at 2018 and share plans for 2019.  Hear updates from their Arts Partners and bid farewell to...
  Blake Age: 9 years Sex: Neutered Male            Looks Like: Retriever/English Setter Mix Animal ID: 40042187 Adoption Fee: Waived! Blake finds himself down on his luck, but that does not damper his spirit! He is a social guy who loves people and enjoys his time with his family. Blake is good...

Misty Viebrock
  WENATCHEE – The RiverCom Administrative Board has announced that Misty Viebrock has been offered the position of Executive Director at RiverCom 911.  Viebrock will replace Jim Fosse, the current Director, who is retiring after six years with RiverCom and more than 42 years of service in public...
Your vote may already be cast and counted in this year’s election. Your wallet, however, contains another valuable “vote” this holiday season: where you spend your money. This Saturday, Nov. 24 is Small Business Saturday. I invite you to join consumers across the country to lend your support to...
CHELAN – The Chelan City Council’s November 13 meeting heard a request from Mayor Mike Cooney for a $100,000 fund to subsidize hook-up fees for homes to be built by the Chelan Valley Housing Trust. In addition, the council will consider another $20,000 a year for five years to help defray...

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