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New WA law will bring dental care to underserved communities

Legislation passed in Olympia this year will provide more dental-care access to underserved communities. House Bill 1678 authorizes dental therapists to work in community health clinics or …

UPDATE: Earlier today, county crews were able to get the log jam removed at 25 Mile Creek, resulting in the water going back into its channel. The crew also repaired the shoulder damage …

Turning one home into eight

CHELAN - In the early hours of Wednesday morning, (April 26) local businessman and builder Coy Habich was busy supervising the moving of his recently acquired historic two-story home through 12 …

Could the Woodin Avenue Bridge become a 2-way bridge again?

CHELAN- During the April 25 Chelan City Council meeting, Mayor Bob Goedde and the council discussed the traffic situation on the Woodin Avenue Bridge. Jake Youngren, Public Works Director for the …

WASHINGTON, DC - The United States House of Representatives passed Congresswoman Kim Schrier’s, M.D. (WA-08) bipartisan bill aimed at improving emergency services in rural communities on April …

Over $300K awarded at Flywheel Investment Conference

WENATCHEE – The 2023 Flywheel Investment Conference, held April 20, awarded over $300,000, bringing the total to over $1.3 million that has been awarded to Washington based companies through …

BREWSTER - Gamble Sands , one of the "Top 100 Golf Resorts in North America" located in Brewster, recently welcomed Chris Lamkin as its new Executive Chef. Lamkin will oversee menu …

OLYMPIA - The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) recently launched an updated Opioid and Drug Overdose Data dashboard that includes county level data on hospitalizations …

Environmental Restoration Grants open for 2023

OLYMPIA - Oil spills are a threat to human health, our environment, and economy. Washington has suffered many oil spills, large and small, that have had a lasting impact on our state. When oil is …

Three projects funded: Riverfront Park, Dryden Wastewater, Loop Trail

WENATCHEE - Chelan PUD set aside nearly $3 million from the utility’s Public Power Benefit Program to advance three projects: • Wenatchee Riverfront Park , $1.51 million: This project …

Chelan County road construction, maintenance Week of April 24

District 1 (Wenatchee) On Monday, the crew will be repairing a cross culvert on No. 2 Canyon Road at about milepost 2. Motorists should watch for one-lane, flagger-controlled traffic in the work …

VIPs get an early preview of new Community Center at Lake Chelan

CHELAN - Brooke Isaak, Board vice- president of Seven Acres Foundation – the non-profit organization responsible for the development of The Community Center at Lake Chelan – was first to …

Smiley launches nonprofit Rescuing the American Dream

ARLINGTON, VA - On Wednesday April 18, Tiffany Smiley – nurse, veterans' advocate and former U.S. Senate candidate who ran a competitive campaign in deep blue Washington last election …

WASHINGTON, D.C.  -  U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) joined a group of 14 senators in introducing a resolution designating April 2023 as “Preserving and Protecting Local News …

Home to be moved to make way for more affordable housing

CHELAN - What began with a bittersweet ending, the demolition of an old house to make way for a new affordable housing development, has turned into a happy ending. The story began with Charlie …

Renewable Hydrogen receives statewide approval

It has been exciting to read about the progress Douglas County PUD has been making toward its Wells Hydrogen Project in East Wenatchee and the possibilities of our region accessing federal funds …

Friends and Neighbors, The cherry trees are in bloom on the Capitol Campus in Olympia, and that usually means it is budget time in the legislative session. Recently all three House budgets - …

Detectives make arrest in local drug ring targeting youth

In 2022, the Columbia River Drug Task Force began receiving and collecting information from School Resource Officers and other sources of adult drug dealers providing a variety of drugs to juvenile …

Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE: SF) announced on April 5 that Kristen Taylor, Managing Director/Investments with the firm’s Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated broker-dealer subsidiary, …

House-proposed capital budget, my bills, and the capital gains (income) tax

We're in the home stretch of the 2023 session. With just three weeks to go in April, the state's three main budgets—operating, transportation, and capital―are in the crosshairs of …

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