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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...
  SEATTLE  – More than 11 million Americans live with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including more than 330,000 people in Washington.  While there is no cure for COPD, there are treatment options that can drastically improve quality of life for thousands.  During the month of...
  Diana   Age: 6.5 years Sex: Spayed Female            Looks Like: Domestic Short Hair Mix Animal ID: 39843447 Adoption Fee: Fee Waived for Adopt A Senior Pet Month! This gorgeous girl is Diana! Diana is a big kitty with a big heart. She loves to be with her people and can be quite talkative when...
WENATCHEE- Wenatchee Valley Humane Society (WVHS) is hosting its annual holiday event on December 1, 2018 from 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Pybus Event Center, located at Pybus Public Market. This year’s event, sponsored by Confluence Health, features a brunch provided by Chef’s Edge Catering, a no host...
WENATCHEE - The Numerica Performing Arts Center has a full calendar of holiday events this December. Along with the community’s holiday productions, the Numerica PAC presents annual family favorites: LAS POSADAS on December 15, HOLIDAY MOVIES ON THE BIG SCREEN on December 16-18 and OLD TIME RADIO...
  OLYMPIA – Recreation and outdoor enthusiasts have two more opportunities to visit Washington’s state parks for free in 2018. On these free days, day-use visitors will not need a Discover Pass for vehicle access. The two free days are Sunday, Nov. 11 and Friday, Nov. 23. Since the free days were...
    OLYMPIA - The falling leaves and colder weather can mean only one thing - snow and ice are just around the corner. With the changing seasons, now is the perfect time for travelers to shift their focus towards winter driving.   The Washington State Department of Transportation urges all...

Rio Tinto Project Engineer, Amber Carver, discusses reclamation work on toxic mine tailing piles above Railroad Creek with District Ranger, Kari Grover-Wier, on the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest near Holden Village, WA in August, 2016. Photo Credit: USDA Forest Service by Holly Krake
  CHELAN - The USDA Forest Service recently completed a five year review at the Holden Mine remediation site to evaluate if the construction of the past five years is performing as it should. This review studied water quality, soil contamination, and other aspects of protecting human health and the...
  OLYMPIA - More than 4.3 million Washingtonians have already received ballots to participate in the 2018 General Election, and thousands of eligible but unregistered voters have until Monday afternoon, Oct. 29, to join them and participate.   In-person voter registration is available in each of...

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