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WASHINGTON – Representative Dan Newhouse (R-WA), in a news release issued Friday, February 26, stated why he was opposed to the “massive federal land grab” and how it will impact counties already dominated by federally controlled property. The release, “A Voice for Rural Communities:...

Tad Hunt, Community hospital management consultant, Huron/Studer Group
CHELAN – Community hospital management consultant Tad Hunt presented a “slide show” at the Lake Chelan Health Board’s January 12 meeting. He is listed as a “senior director” of the firm Huron/Studer Group and his presentation was part of a contract signed with that group about one year ago....

Chelan County Commissioner Kevin Overbay Gary Bégin/NCW Media
WENATCHEE – The February 9 meeting of the Chelan County Commission was highlighted by the overview and commentary of several House and Senate bills that may affect the county and local cities in both positive and negative ways. SB5368 is in regards to the annexation of unincorporated...

Rep. Keith Goehner
OLYMPIA – A rehash of an old Democrat Party idea has come back to the state capitol for a vote. So far it is only in the House, but Senator Brad Hawkins (R-East Wenatchee) is ready with an answer if it ever comes to the state Senate. “Improving the equity of Washington state’s tax code by...
CHELAN - Lake Chelan Health has received shipment of Moderna Vaccine  for first dose community vaccinations. Lake Chelan Health EMS will  host a drive-thru first dose vaccine clinic on Thursday February 25,  2021 from 9 am-3 pm at the Chelan Fire Station 232 E. Wapato Ave. Register for a first...
Mass vaccination site prioritizes 2nd doses  Wenatchee – The mass vaccination site at the Town Toyota Center will prioritize second doses of the COVID-19 vaccine this week.  There is currently enough vaccines for today, Monday February 22 and tomorrow, Tuesday February 23.  If vaccine...

Courtesy fruitgrowernews.com WSU Tree Fruit Specialist Tianna DuPont
OKANOGAN – Tree Fruit Specialist Tianna DuPont from the WSU Extension Service in conjunction with the Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) will host a meeting to discuss apple maggot quarantine and possible quarantine extension for Okanogan County via ZOOM at 1:30 p.m., March 3...
CHELAN - Due to the recent weather conditions, Lake Chelan Health, and many other vaccination sites will not receive their COVID-19 vaccine allotments this week. They now expect to receive shipments sometime during the week of February 22. If you received a first dose vaccine on...
Editors Note: All of Washington State is in Phase 2 of the governors reopening plan, which limits the total people per event to 200 people, this includes players, coaches, event workers, supervisors, bus drivers, and spectators, at sporting events.   PATEROS - Okanogan County...
Courtesy Jill Christensen The Christensen kids went for a hike in Union Valley on Feb. 7 to check how the development of the buttercup population was coming along, expecting they wouldn’t be ready to bloom for at least another 2 weeks. They were shocked to find a couple already in bloom due to the...

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