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East Wenatchee - The Chelan Douglas Health District (CDHD) announces the arrival of a team of CDC epidemiologists and community outreach experts who were invited to help support local and state efforts in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic within Chelan and Douglas County.   To gain a better...
Courtesy INCIWEB The Apple Acres Fire which started on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 7, at 11:25 a.m., on Apple Acres Road, near Antoine Creek Road, is 99% contained, and has burned 5,500 acres as of the latest report Sept. 15. The fire spread quickly due to strong winds and low relative humidity and...

Mike Maltais/QCH A herd of bighorns attempts to cross State Route 97A against traffic near milepost 210.
CHELAN – High summer temperatures and a lack of moisture have been driving mule deer and bighorn sheep down to lower altitudes in search of greener vegetation and that is adding to driving hazards faced by commuters along State Route 97A between Wenatchee and Chelan. Three weeks ago, on the last...
  BRIDGEPORT - The Bridgeport Post Office has been destroyed due to the recent wildfires. The U.S. Postal Service has relocated all Bridgeport, Washington 98813 mail operations to the Brewster Post Office, 109 N. 7th St., Brewster 98812. All mail for Bridgeport will be held at the Brewster Post...

Courtesy Dennis Hoots They look harmless enough but this selection of Honeycrisp apples fresh from the orchard of Governor Jay Inslee come with an unwelcome guest: Apple Maggot larvae.
BRIDGEPORT – Sometimes even the best of intentions can turn on and bite the giver. That was the case for Washington Governor Jay Inslee when, during recent visits to the wildfire-damaged communities of Malden in Whitman County, Omak in Okanogan County, and Bridgeport in Douglas County the Governor...

Courtesy Cascadia Conservation District LEFT: What is allowed: Trees and limbs up to 8” diameter trimmings and brush. RIGHT: Not allowed: noxious weeds, sod, animal waste, garbage, plastic bags, root balls, pine needles, or leaves.
CHELAN COUNTY -  Firewise Communities in Chelan County can take advantage of a free chipping events, that is free to Chelan County residents. This event is co-sponsored by Cascadia Conservation District, Washington State Dept. of Natural Resources and Firewise Communities. Stacking Piles for...
  NCW - Have you answered your census yet? Make sure you are counted and complete your census now. Whether you received an invitation in the mail or someone left a package at your house, please answer the census now. If you have not received your invitation yet, don’t worry – the Census Bureau...
NCW - All libraries in Chelan and Douglas counties will begin curbside service and all libraries in North Central Washington will start offering a mix of morning and late afternoon hours each week to accommodate the needs of its patrons. The new updated hours and expanded locations will start...
NCW - Every year from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, the library district celebrates the varied contributions of Latinx and Hispanic individuals to the United States. NCW Libraries (formerly NCRL) will be highlighting Latinx authors, illustrators and creators through a series of blogposts, social media...
NCW - Third graders in Chelan and Douglas counties are invited to participate in the annual Link Transit Artlink Bus Pass Design Contest. Winning designs appear on bus passes and a traveling community display with appearances in a variety of community venues including Pybus Public Market....

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