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CHELAN - The Lake Chelan Health & Wellness Foundation has awarded scholarships to 18 high school graduates from Chelan and Manson for the 2024-2025 academic year. The foundation also provided …

Advocacy group proposal would expand day use dock space on Lake Chelan

CHELAN—The Chelan Waterfront Dock Advocacy Group, comprised of Art Campbell, Greg Petersen, and Ron Foster, lobbied for more day-use dock space and boater access to downtown during the citizen …

WENATCHEE — The Chelan-Douglas Land Trust (CDLT) announced Friday the acquisition of a 221.6-acre conservation easement near Manson. The easement, which protects vital shrub-steppe habitat and …

CHELAN COUNTY — Chelan County has declared a state of emergency in response to a wildfire burning on Lake Chelan's north shore, which has consumed over 1,700 acres since June 8. …

Chelan City Council discusses seed funding for new Boys & Girls Club

CHELAN – Seed funding and future operating expenses for a new Boys & Girls Club destined for the Lake Chelan Community Center (LCCC) generated was discussed and generally supported at the …

Unprepared hikers rescued from snowy Maple Pass

WENATCHEE - On Monday, June 10, the Chelan County Sheriff's Office successfully rescued two stranded hikers in the Maple Pass area near Rainy Pass on Highway 20. The rescue operation was initiated …

Chelan Community Center enters partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs of Snohomish County

CHELAN – The city took a giant step forward on behalf of its youth last week with the announcement that a Boys and Girls Club will take up residence at the Lake Chelan Community Center. City …

CHELAN — The Lake Chelan Golf Club's Ladies Division has announced the recipients of their 2024 Ladies Club Golf Scholarships. This year, the scholarships were awarded to three senior girls …

Lake Chelan Golf Club awards scholarships to student athletes

CHELAN - The Lake Chelan Golf Club, Ladies Division has announced the recipients of the 2024 Ladies Golf Club Scholarship. Danika Dietrich and Josie Garfoot, both student athletes from Chelan High …

Jaech Foundation awards $144,000 to Chelan Valley students

MANSON – Jeremy and Jacquelyn Jaech, through their Jaech Foundation, awarded scholarships totaling $144,000 to 37 Chelan Valley students at a dinner on Monday night.  The  …

WENATCHEE - In a press event held on June 7 in front of the Chelan County Superior Court, Congresswoman Kim Schrier (D-WA) announced a substantial federal investment of $660,000 aimed at bolstering …

Sheriff’s office celebrates exceptional staff, volunteer

WENATCHEE - The Chelan County Sheriff's Office recently recognized employees for outstanding service. "Congratulations to all the winners of our region's recent award ceremony," Sheriff Mike …

LEAVENWORTH – Congresswoman Kim Schrier secured nearly $900,000 in federal funding to place 12 mobile water tanks across Chelan County in order to bolster firefighting capabilities in rural …

Chelan launches valley-wide visioning project

CHELAN — The City of Chelan announced Tuesday the launch of the Lake Chelan Vision Project, a community-driven initiative aimed at identifying core values and establishing a foundation for …

Classic Cars and Family Fun at 18th Annual Cruizin Chelan Car Show

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CHELAN - The 18th annual Cruizin Chelan car show, organized by the Lake Chelan Chamber of Commerce, brought classic cars, live music, and family-friendly activities to downtown Chelan over the …

WENATCHEE — In an effort to prevent wildfires and increase fire resilience, Chelan County Public Utility District (PUD) announced the expansion of its comprehensive wildfire mitigation plan, …

Wenatchee River Bluegrass Festival set to delight music fans

CASHMERE – The Wenatchee River Bluegrass Festival 2024 will kick off next weekend at the Chelan County Expo Center. The festival's executive director, Marie Vecchio, said the schedule will …

Lake Chelan honors fallen heroes in 27th annual Memorial Day Parade

CHELAN - The Lake Chelan community came together on Thursday evening, May 23, to pay tribute to the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice while serving in the U.S. military. The Lake Chelan …

Chelan High School junior David Kelly wins Apple Award

CHELAN – Chelan High School Junior David Kelly won the Numerica Performing Arts Center Apple Award for Best Supporting Performer in a Play for his role as Scarecrow in "The Wonderful Wizard of …

Local Author publishes third novel set in Stehekin

MANSON - Teri Fink, a local author who spent most of her life in Wenatchee, released her third novel, The Restless Lake, on May 6. The novel, set in the Stehekin has already garnered early honors, …

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