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Echo Ridge & Echo Valley Ski/Tube snow conditions CHELAN - For current conditions and the grooming report for Echo Ridge Nordic Ski area go to www.lakechelanordic.org. For Echo Valley Ski & Tubing Hill conditions and hours of operation go to  echovalley.org Lake Chelan Winterfest: January...

Manson Winterfest attendees write their wish(es) on paper for the flaming Ice Tower at the 2019 Manson Winterfest./LCM File Photo
MANSON - Nestled among the snow-capped hilltops and glacier fed waters of Lake Chelan, Winterfest is the perfect escape to a Washington winter wonderland. The second weekend of Lake Chelan Winterfest is this weekend in Manson Friday, Jan. 24 thru Sunday, Jan. 26 in Manson. There will be ale...
Selection of the royal court of the 100th Manson Apple Blossom Festival will be held on Saturday, Feb. 1, at 6:30 p.m. at Manson High School. Five candidates are vying for the royal court. They are left to right: Libbey Ireland, Teresa Venegas, Evelyn De Jesus, Brenda Alonsa and Nadia Verduzco....

It was an exciting start to the new year for first time pararents Ximena Sierra Oliveros and Silvestre Robles Ramirez. Their son, Gael Robles Sierra was born on Jan. 4 at Lake Chelan Community Hospital. Courtesy Lake Chelan Community Hospital and Clinics
CHELAN - We’ve been waiting all year for the New Year’s baby and he has arrived.  Gael Robles Sierra was born Saturday January 4, 2020 at Lake Chelan Community Hospital.  It is an exciting start to the New Year for the proud first-time parents.  Gael was born at 13:15 p.m. Saturday.  He was 20.47...
Sheriff Brian Burnett reports that on January 6 shortly after 7 a.m. on Jan. 6 a Chelan County Sheriff’s Deputy was involved in an injury collision in the 17000 block of Highway U.S. 97A just North of Entiat. A vehicle traveling southbound lost control and crossed over the center line colliding...

Newly sworn in Chelan Mayor Bob Goedde, get a handshake from City of Chelan Patty Michajla, receptionist at the the swearing in held on Jan. 2 at City Hall. Looking on is Peri Gallucci, City of Chelan Clerk.

Sen. Brad Hawkins and apple industry officials recently met in Wenatchee to discuss Hawkins’ proposal (Senate Bill 6032) to create a Washington apple license plate. From left: Tony Lynn Adams, Communications Outreach Coordinator of the Washington Apple Commission; Sen. Hawkins; Jennifer Witherbee, Executive Director of the Washington Apple Education Association; and Todd Fryhover, President of the Washington Apple Commission. / Courtesy photo
OLYMPIA...Sen. Brad Hawkins hopes to honor our iconic Washington apples in 2020 by introducing legislation to create a Washington apple license plate. Hawkins is teaming up with the Washington Apple Commission and the Washington Apple Education Foundation on the bill, which now has 20 bipartisan...
  Culinary Apple in downtown Chelan donated 10% of their sales from their Christmas Open House held on Dec. 14 to Thrive Chelan Valley/Teen Center on Dec. 17. Kayla Helleson, second from left, Thrive’s Executive Director, accepts the $1,000 check, from Mary and Dave Weldy Co-Owners along with their...

Lake Chelan Valley bell ringers not only ‘rang the bell’, they played their musical instruments. Left to right are Ed Bleitz, Shannon Freels, Jennifer Oatey and Mary Sherer. Numerous business and organizations volunteered to staff the three locations from Thanksgiving to Christmas Eve. / Courtesy Chelan Valley Hope
  CHELAN - “I’m always amazed how giving, caring and generous people are that live in our community,” said Julie McCoy, Red Kettle Campaign Chairperson. As the annual Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign closed on Christmas Eve, businesses, organizations, churches, and individuals from our community...

Glenn Graves of NCW Pet Cremation with the specialized equipment for pet cremation. / Courtesy North Central WA Pet Cremation
  OKANOGAN - Back in 2006 the Okanogan County Crematory became the first facility to offer cremation services for people at a crematory north of Wenatchee. North Central WA Pet Cremation is now the first facility in the area to offer pet cremation. Up till now people had to take or have their pets...

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