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Tips to evacuate safely: If you are told to evacuate, do so immediately. If you wait until the last minute, the roads may have heavy traffic. Blowing embers and debris from the fire may make it hard to see. Stay informed. Listen to the TV/radio broadcasts for current weather and emergency...

FACT -There are more than 45 million homes near or in the wildland. - More than 72,000 U.S. communities are now at risk from wildfire.
Every year wildfires burn across the U.S. and more and more people are living where wildfires are a real risk. But by working together, residents can make their own property – and their neighborhood – much safer from wildfire. Action steps for around your home: CLEAR leaves and other vegetative...
During the time a wildfire is in your area…. Stay aware of the latest news and updates from your local media and fire department. Get your family, home and pets prepared to evacuate. Place your emergency supply kit and other valuables in your vehicle. Move patio or deck furniture, cushions...

2018-2019 officers
The Lake Chelan Rotary held their Officer Installation dinner on Monday, July 9 at Sorrento’s Ristorante at Tsillan Cellars. Members of the Rotary celebrated the new 2018-2019 officers with a buffet dinner, a glass of wine/beer and carrot cake. Pictured above are the board members. Serving the Lake...

The proud owners of the Chelan Vape, Smoke & Cigar Naheida and Rob Garcia.
CHELAN – This month, the Garcia  family is celebrating one year of operating their business, Chelan Vape, Smoke & Cigar. After working for Nintendo for 25 years, Rob and Naheida Garcia were looking forward to  retirement. Rob and Naheida sold their house in Lynnwood, Wash. with the help of...

Zach Miller
As part of our continuing interview series with candidates for county, state and federal office, NCW Media, parent company of the Leavenworth Echo, Cashmere Valley Record and Lake Chelan Mirror, sat down with Chelan County Commission candidate and Plain native Zach Miller and asked him a variety of...

Lee Duncan
NCW Media's Managing Editor Gary Bégin sat down with businessman Lee Duncan recently at Tastebuds Coffee & Wine restaurant in Wenatchee to discuss his candidacy for a seat on the Chelan County Board of Commissioners. Here are his answers: WBJ: Are you running as a Democrat, Republican or...

Firefighter/EMT Darrick Meyers
CHELAN - Chelan Fire & Rescue is happy to welcome Firefighter/EMT Darrick Meyers as its newest career member.  Darrick was born in Wenatchee and raised in Marysville, growing up with five sisters and playing year round sports.  He graduated from Marysville-Pilchuk High School in 2010 and went...

Left to right: McKenna (Witt) Thibodeau, KBeach Volleyball Club member Elly Collins, and Madison Witt at Huntington Beach. Thibodeau and Witt are part of the AVP (Professional Beach Volleyball Tour).
CHELAN – Volleyball coach Desiree Phelps, eight of her players along with their families, traveled to Southern California in late June to compete at three beach volleyball tournaments. On June 24, the team competed at Pacific Palisades, two days later they travelled to Long Beach for the Belmont...

Dr. Mohammad Said
The Wenatchee Business Journal interviewed Dr. Mohammad Said recently about his uphill task to win the Democratic primary for United States Senate against longtime incumbent Maria Cantwell.   The following are his answers to a variety of questions: WBJ: Tell the readers about yourself as much as...

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