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  OLYMPIA -  The Senate capital construction budget released recently includes $80 million in funding for the Washington Wildlife and Recreation Program (WWRP). While falling short of the $100 million included in Governor Inslee’s budget, the Senate’s proposed healthy program level builds on the...

Photo courtesy of USFS/ Jason Emhoff Prescribed fire helps restore the forest and remove unhealthy woody fuel build-up near Naches in 2016.
  CHELAN - ENTIAT – Beginning in April, firefighters on the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest will once again bringing good fire back to the dry, fire-adapted Cascade landscape. Excluded from the ecosystem for nearly 100 years, frequent, low-intensity fire is essential for healthy forests and...
  OLYMPIA - Spring is here and that means drivers in Washington have until this Friday, March 31, to remove their winter studded tires. The Washington State Department of Transportation reminds drivers that state law requires all studded tires to be removed by the end of the day March 31. Starting...

The Chelan County Sheriff’s office will present a free program about backcountry safey and how rescue operations work on Tuesday, March 21 at the Manson Library at 6 p.m. Below: Bill Gaines, will present Ghost Bears, a look at the elusive grizzly bear on March 28, 6 p.m. at the Chelan Library.
  MANSON - CHELAN - ENTIAT - NCW- As part of North Central Regional Library’s annual Columbia River Reads initiative, several libraries will be hosting outdoors-themed programs this spring. Speakers will talk on a host of topics, including hiking the Pacific Crest Trail, backcountry safety, grizzly...
  MANSON - The Manson Community Council will hold their regular meeting on Tuesday, March 21 at the Manson Grange beginning at 6 pm.  A request from community member, Bob Knauss, will be on the agenda again regarding changes in the Manson UGA.   These changes are to:  change the zoning in the area...
  As the time change approaches on Sunday, March 12, State Fire Marshal Charles Duffy reminds residents that properly installed and maintained smoke alarms save lives – know your alarm, know your battery! When you change your clocks, also take a few minutes to test and inspect your smoke alarms. “...

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