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Department of Agriculture Under Secretary Dr. Homer Wilkes announced March 21 that the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service is investing $24.9 million in wildfire protection projects …

Rep. Schrier introduces bipartisan bill to aid Biofuel Research and Development

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Kim Schrier, M.D. (D-WA), Mariannette Miller-Meeks (R-IA) and Chellie Pingree (D-ME) introduced the  Biochar Research …

Fighting to protect our communities from fentanyl

Just last month, Andrew and Brandi Wonacott of Yakima, reached out to me with a story no parent should ever have to tell. Andy and Brandi had two of their four children, William and James, succumb to …

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In case you missed it, President Biden announced March 21 that he is committed to tearing down four hydropower dams in Washington. President Biden's remarks are the …

Newhouse Legislation to Protect Parents' Educational Rights Passes House

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – On March 24 Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) and his House colleagues passed H.R. 5, the Parents Bill of Rights Act. This legislation would put practices in place that …

Knowlton delivers second testimony on trauma victims bill

OLYMPIA – For the second time this year. Twisp resident Deana Knowlton has appeared before a state Legislative committee to testify in support of a bill that would provide more professional …

Drug Task Force investigates human trafficking ring

WENATCHEE – On March 23, Chelan County Sheriff’s Office Chief Ryan Moody, Commander of the Columbia River Drug Task Force (CRDTF) issued a media release about a long-term human …

Legislative sessions updates

Dear Friends and Neighbors, The legislative session is more than halfway complete. Last week was the “house of origin” cutoff. That means bills that have not passed out of the …

Walter named permanent director of Chelan County Community Development

WENATCHEE — Deanna Walter, Chelan County assessor and interim director of Chelan County Community Development, is the new permanent director of the county’s planning and building …

Construction to begin April 3 on multi-lane roundabout on Highway 97A in Wenatchee

WENATCHEE - Change can be hard. Whether it’s adjusting to a new job, learning a new city or having to replace your beloved old phone with a new one, figuring out how to navigate your new world …

Body discovered on Camp 12 Road in Plain

PLAIN - The Chelan County Sheriff’s Office reports on March 17, Deputies were dispatched to a report of a body discovered in the16000 block of Camp 12 Road in Plain.  Chelan County …

Commissioner Franz Celebrates House Passage of Carbon Credit Bill

OLYMPIA – Washington moved a step closer to capitalizing on the ability of the state’s public lands to capture and store carbon to help address climate change and increase revenues for …

Week of March 13  CHELAN/MANSON/ENTIAT - Maintenance plans may change with weather conditions or equipment difficulties. Visit the Public Works website, where the weekly road maintenance …

Cridlebaugh hired as new Chelan County economic services director

WENATCHEE- Chelan County commissioners announce the hiring of Ron Cridlebaugh of Quincy, who will fill a newly created administrator position titled economic services director. Cridlebaugh …

NCW Libraries Now Offers Light Therapy Lamps

NCW Libraries has added a collection of light therapy lamps to its Library of Things. The HappyLight Touch Plus lamp provides UV-free light with 10,000 lux intensity with adjustable brightness …

Statewide ‘Move Over, Slow Down’ campaign

OLYMPIA – The Washington State Patrol (WSP) is partnering with the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT), the Towing and Recovery Association of Washington (TRAW), and the …

Hawkins issues statement on passage of Senate's drug possession bill

OLYMPIA -  The Washington State Senate on March 3 approved Senate Bill 5536, sponsored by Sen. June Robinson, D-Everett. It represents the first major step this legislative session to address a …

McLoughlin Falls Ranch conveyed to Colville Tribes, WDFW

OKANOGAN COUNTY – For the second time in less than a year the Colville Confederated Tribes (CCT) has been designated by a conservancy group as the custodial beneficiary of former tribal lands …

OKANOGAN – A suspect who said he was just released from jail and robbed the Okanogan branch of North Cascades Bank of some cash to pay for his way out of town is, instead, back where he …

SPOKANE – The U.S. Marshals Service-led Pacific Northwest Violent Offender Task Force is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading directly to the arrest of a man charged in the …

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