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MANSON – The Manson Grange has received a $6,000 grant from the Community Foundation of NCW to support its Restroom Renovation Project, aiming to enhance universal accessibility. This financial …

Land use hearing considers 38-home Lookout subdivision in Chelan

CHELAN – A land-use hearing held at city hall on Tuesday, Feb. 20, concerns the latest 38-home subdivision in The Lookout community. Hearing Examiner Andrew Kottkamp heard a report from …

WENATCHEE — Chelan County Auditor Skip Moore announced that ballots for the March 12 presidential primary have been dispatched. Voters must ensure their ballots are postmarked or placed in an …

Community celebrates Austyn Robinson's crowning as Chelan County Rodeo Queen

CHELAN COUNTY – Chelan County Fair and Rodeo Queen Austyn Robinson was officially crowned on Saturday, Feb. 10. The Chelan County Fair and Rodeo Queen Fundraiser and Coronation …

WENATCHEE -- The Chelan County team is coming to a community near you.  In March, Chelan County commissioners and various department directors will hold community-led discussions in each of …

MANSON – Chelan County Public Works has scheduled a community meeting for Thursday, Feb. 29, to present and discuss proposed changes to Pedoi Street and South Harris Avenue. The meeting aims to …

CHELAN – Starting March 4, Chelan Public Utility District will begin a project at Riverwalk Park aimed at restoring the shoreline and enhancing waterfront access for non-motorized recreation. …

Lithium-Ion battery safety advisory issued

OLYMPIA – The ubiquity of lithium-ion batteries in devices such as smartphones, laptops, e-scooters, and even vehicles brings convenience alongside a risk of fire or explosion if mishandled or …

CHELAN - Tsilly, the whimsical statue designed by local artist Jerry McKellar and depicting a legendary Lake dragon, is one step closer to finding its new home in downtown Chelan thanks to a $1,500 …

NCW Libraries to undergo $10.3 Million redesign project across 27 locations

CHELAN - The NCW Libraries Board of Trustees has allocated $10.3 million for a project to redesign 27 libraries across North Central Washington. The initiative, titled "Reimagining Spaces," aims to …

Chelan secures $248,900 state grant for stormwater plan, eyes future infrastructure projects

CHELAN – The state Department of Ecology (DOE) has awarded the city a quarter-million-dollar stormwater grant. Public Works Director Jake Youngren made the announcement at the regular …

Chelan and Douglas Counties show strong support for school levies

CHELAN – Early ballot results from Chelan and Douglas counties counted after the Feb. 13 voting deadline for local school levies are looking very favorable for Educational Programs and …

Chelan mayor puts paw print on World Spay and Neuter Day proclamation

CHELAN – The city council, in its regular bi-monthly meeting on Feb. 13, was treated to a presentation by the Chelan Valley Feral Cat Project (CVFCP) in conjunction with a special proclamation …

OLYMPIA - House Bill 2257, sponsored by 12th District Rep. Keith Goehner to create the Backcountry Search and Rescue Account, passed the state House of Representatives unanimously on Tuesday.

Chelan County launches short-term rental monitoring system

WENATCHEE - Chelan County has launched a 24-hour monitoring system for short-term rentals, contracting with Deckard Technologies, a San Diego-based company specializing in real estate data analytics …

OLYMPIA – JC Baldwin, a Chelan County resident, was unanimously confirmed by the Washington State Senate to serve on the Washington State Transportation Commission on Feb. 12. The …

Lake Chelan Museum volunteer demonstrates historical soap-saving tool

CHELAN - In a blend of historical appreciation and physical activity, Gaylen Willett, a volunteer at the Lake Chelan Museum and leader of the SAIL Exercise Program at Heritage Heights, recently …

Heritage Heights receives estate gift to enhance end-of-life care services

CHELAN - Heritage Heights at Lake Chelan has received an estate gift from the Tipler Estate, marking a significant contribution to the assisted living facility's end-of-life care services. During the …

Chelan council workshop discusses TBD options, benefits

CHELAN – The Chelan city council workshop convened on Feb. 6 to discuss elements of the Transportation Benefit District (TBD) adopted by the city on Jan. 23. The workshop included a review of …

Chelan County Sheriff’s Deputies arrest vehicle theft suspect

CHELAN - Chelan County Sheriff Mike Morrison reports a vehicle theft incident leading to an arrest. On Feb. 4, at around 4:21 p.m., deputies received a report from a citizen at Jerry’s Auto …

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