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WENATCHEE - Rory Turner, Commissioner representing Port of Chelan County District #3 and Chelan  Douglas Regional Port Authority Board Member, has announced his intention to resign effective …

Community Development releases new short-term rental statistics

WENATCHEE  - After reviewing hundreds of short-term rental applications from existing operations, Chelan County Community Development has a better picture of which areas of the county have hit …

Columbia River Drug Task Force expands mission

WENATCHEE –The Mission of the Columbia River Drug Task Force is to combat illegal drug activity in our community to help promote successful and thriving communities in both Chelan and Douglas …

Suspect arrested for Nov. 2020 Brewster church fires

BREWSTER – City police officers have apprehended a suspect in a pair of church arson fires that were set in the fall of 2020. Chief Marcos Ruiz issued a media release on March 12 and reported …

Chelan County awards nearly $710,500 to tourism-related projects

WENATCHEE -- The Chelan County Board of County Commissioners awarded nearly $710,500 in lodging tax dollars to a variety of local tourism-related projects that are geared toward attracting more …

Link Transit board moves to table 2022 route changes until next meeting

WENATCHEE  - After Chelan County residents voiced concerns with the proposed July 2022 Service Plan, the Link Transit Board decided to table acceptance of the plan until further notice. …

Rep. Mike Steele announces $10.5 million in 12th District projects included in final 2022-23 supplemental capital budget

OLYMPIA - Rep. Mike Steele, ranking member of the House Capital Budget Committee and lead Republican negotiator, announced last week that more than $10.5 million in 12th District projects was …

Michael Knox

Michael Knox, 80, of Brewster, Washington, passed away on March 5, 2022. Please leave any thoughts and memories for the family at www.barneschapel.com.  Services are under the …

Stakeholders Respond to Hawkins' Affordable Housing Bill Progress

OLYMPIA - Sen. Brad Hawkins' affordable housing bill has reached the Governor's office and is pending final approval. Those who testified for its approval expressed their excitement for the …

Hawkins pleased that capital budget funds many 12th District projects

OLYMPIA - Sen. Brad Hawkins is pleased that 10 projects throughout the 12th District, totaling more than $10 million, are funded in the final capital budget proposal agreed upon by House and Senate …

Long Term Recovery Group updated on DCM, volunteers, and rebuild projects

PATEROS – A 2021 Year in Reflection presentation comprised part of the Okanogan County Long Term Recovery Group (OCLTRG) meeting of- the board of directors last Thursday, March 10. Lead …

Project overviews CHELAN-ENTIAT - This project will stabilize six slopes with rock slope scaling to remove rockfall debris adjacent to the roadway. Work will also repair and install wild life …

CHELAN- After a year’s hiatus, due to the restrictions of the Corona Virus, the directors of the Miss Lake Chelan Program presented the 2022 pageant on Saturday, March 5 at Sigillo …

Museum to re-open March 3

Chelan Museum board members Mary Sherer (left) and Sue Clouse (right) clean the Homesteaders Kitchen diorama at the museum readying it for the museums reopening. The Lake Chelan Historical Society …

Washington must continue its focus on wildfires

OLYMPIA - In recent years, the communities in North Central Washington have sadly experienced a significant impact from catastrophic wildfire. Our district has endured many devastating fires, …

Is Spring around the corner?

Anne Brooks of Chelan found this buttercup on Saturday, Feb. 26 working its way to full bloom, only to get its petals covered with snow later that night and into Sunday morning. Warmer temperatures, …

The need is still great

Lake Chelan Food Bank will be celebrating 40 years of serving the Lake Chelan Valley this year. In 2021 the Food Bank served 6,213 families, 21,175 individuals, 372 new families, distributed 8,176 …

COVID-19 testing and vaccine update

CDHD closes Saturday operations and merges vaccine and testing efforts at Town Toyota Center EAST WENATCEE – Beginning this week, Chelan-Douglas Health District (CDHD) will close its …

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