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Endorses Hawkins

I'm writing to recommend and endorse Brad Hawkins for the position of Chelan County Commissioner. I'm the Mayor of Carnation, a small town in Western Washington. When the State got redistricted last …

The death Of AG-tourism

If AG-Tourism orchards are becoming extinct in our valley, I would like nothing more than to see a vineyard planted rather than a housing development or STR such as Lookout. And let’s be …

Late on February 23, the Chelan County Elections office certified the recent Lake Chelan School District ballot measures for the Operations (EPO) Levy #1 and the Capital Technical Levy #2 …

When you consider Prop 1 and 2, Chelan schools’ EP&O and Maintenance levy, I urge you to VOTE YES!  State and federal funds alone do not meet the needs of our students. These measures …

As chairman of the Enhancing Education Chelan Committee, I am asking all voters in the special election coming up on Feb. 13 to support the important Educational Programs and Operations (EP&O) …

Urges Levy Support

My family moved to the Chelan Valley in 2017 after traveling for 75 days through 7 states trying to find a place to settle.  We could not find a more beautiful place than the Chelan Valley to …

Honoring those who served

Every year on November 11th, our nation comes together to pay tribute to the men and women who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. Veterans Day is a time for reflection, gratitude, and remembrance, …

As the autumn leaves begin to fall and the days grow shorter, we find ourselves on the cusp of a critical event that affects every one of us: the general election. While the spotlight often shines on …

In a world filled with social media echo chambers, it's all too common to become entrenched in our own beliefs, often leading to stark divisions among us. But what if we could pause for a moment …

As we approach the season of giving, we at Ward Media are excited to bring you stories that truly reflect the spirit of our community. It's that time of year when we come together to support …

Connecting with our community

As we navigate the ever-evolving landscape of local journalism, I am reminded of the importance of staying closely connected with the communities we serve here in North Central Washington. The heart …

Your guide to informed voting

As we step into the vibrant colors of autumn here in North Central Washington, there's an equally colorful event on the horizon that's of utmost importance to our community – the …

Local Resilience: The Power of Shopping Locally

In an era where convenience often trumps community, it's important that we take a moment to reflect on the significance of shopping locally. As the CEO and Publisher of Ward Media, I have …

As the proud new proprietors of the Wenatchee Business Journal, Leavenworth Echo, Lake Chelan Mirror, Cashmere Valley Record, and Quad City Herald, we are thrilled to continue serving our vibrant …

What?!

I thought I approved specific Local Taxing Districts for one thing…. Now the Chelan City Council is taking those funds for something I did not approve.  In recent years, we the …

Chelan City water supply upgrades

On April 18 I attended a meeting at the Chelan City Council Room to listen to the city staff's proposal to upgrade the city water system at a projected cost of $9,000,000 dollars. The staff is …

New tax credit available to families

      In my work with Faith Action Network, a multi-faith advocacy       coalition, I see faith communities in Chelan and across our state …

Community Choir funded for 2023

Members of the Lake Chelan Community Choir give a big “Thank you” to our fine community. Because of the generosity of those who attended our presentations of the Christmas Cantata, …

I have lived in the Lake Chelan Valley for 41 years, and by-and-large I have been satisfied with our local USPS service (junk mail notwithstanding), until November 2022.  As I have done numerous …

A few weeks ago, I sent an editorial to the Lake Chelan Mirror about the tragedy of the Chelan Senior Center’s ReRuns store closing.  I put out a plea to the community to “step up …

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