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First Place, Amy Scovilla - Courtesy City of Chelan
CHELAN - The City of Chelan is holding a contest to select the most unique face mask. Each week a new theme will be announced. Citizens are encouraged to create a mask following each week’s theme and send a photo wearing their mask to the City (pmichajla@cityofchelan.us) or post on the City’s...
  Manson Farmer’s Market:  July 8, 11   MANSON - The Manson Farmers Market has opened for their summer season and will hold markets each Wednesday and Saturday through September. Sales begin at 8:30 a.m. and continue until approximately noon.  All required safety procedures will be...
CHELAN - Yesterday (July 2) Governor Inslee issued and order directing businesses to require and enforce the use of face coverings by all customers or visitors. The order is effective July 7 - guidance for businesses is being developed. The Governor also ordered that Counties will not be...
CHELAN - Seven Acres Foundation has announced receipt of a financial commitment of $500,000 from the Names Family Foundation to help fund the development of the Community Center at Lake Chelan (CCLC). “We are overwhelmed and very grateful for this incredibly generous commitment from the Names...

Left to right, are Erin Shagren, Meg Horan Names, Tom Names, Monica Names-King, and Beth Dobbs. / Courtesy The Community Center at Lake Chelan
CHELAN - Seven Acres Foundation has announced receipt of a financial commitment of $500,000 from the Names Family Foundation to help fund the development of the Community Center at Lake Chelan (CCLC). “We are overwhelmed and very grateful for this incredibly generous commitment from the Names...

The Lake Chelan Patriotic Singers.
July 4th, the 244th birthday of the United States of America was celebrated in many ways on Saturday in the Lake Chelan Valley. The Lake Chelan Patriotic Singers, along with a few bystanders sang many patriotic songs, along with the Star Spangled banner, while the Lake Chelan Lions Club put up...
EAST WENATCHEE - The Douglas County Commissioners have allocated $1 million dollars from a Federal CARES Act grant to support small businesses in Douglas County. These federally funded dollars, made possible under the recent CARES Act, are expressly intended to provide relief resulting from the...
      OLYMPIA - Gov. Jay Inslee and Sec. of Health John Wiesman last week on July 2 announced a statewide requirement for businesses to require face coverings of all employees and customers. Under this proclamation, businesses may not serve any customer, services or goods, if they...
QUAD CITIES – Several flagships of the North Central Washington fall entertainment season will remain in port this year with recent announcements that the North Central Washington Fair in Waterville, the Chelan County Fair in Cashmere, and the Okanogan County Fair in Okanogan have been either...

Malcolm Butler MD, Chief Medical Officer, CVCH
I was speaking with my neighbor the other day, whose age makes him both wise and at high risk should he contract COVID-19.  I was wearing a mask – he was not. “Yeah, I don’t do that,” he said. I thought, “He must not understand how the COVID-19 virus is transmitted, because if he did, I think...

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