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Speaking to kids about drugs has become critical

Drug education and prevention work; it's proven effective. Parents' or caregivers' early conversations with their kids make a real difference. Amid the opioid epidemic, these …

Interim period busy with 12th District visits

Friends and neighbors, I hope that you and your families have been having a fun and safe summer. It has been over two months since the 105-day legislative session and the May 16 special …

Newhouse helps lead legislation to secure American elections

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last week, Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) helped introduce the American Confidence in Elections (ACE) Act alongside House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and House Administration …

Chelan County road projects maintenance update

Goodwin Road/Sunset Road Improvement Project:  The project remains on schedule, with the temporary closure of Sunset Road between its intersections with Mill Road, were lifted July 12. The …

Framing the future of attainable housing in Chelan

CHELAN - Framing is underway at Chelan Valley Housing Trust’s (CVHT) Iowa Street development thanks in no small part to our Chelan County Commissioners. CVHT is building two three-bedroom, …

Ballots mailed for Primary Election

WENATCHEE – Chelan County Auditor, Skip Moore has announced that ballots for the August 1, 2023 Primary Election have been mailed. Ballots must be postmarked or deposited into an official …

Link Transit board selects new CEO

WENATCHEE - The Link Transit Board of Directors has selected Nick Covey to fill the position of Chief Executive Officer for the agency. Mr. Covey was one of three finalists for this position. He will …

Fish and Wildlife Commission to discuss bats, bears, and land transaction on July 14

OLYMPIA — The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission will meet virtually on July 14 to discuss mineral prospecting, spring black bear hunting, white-nose syndrome, and a proposed land …

OLYMPIA – On July 6 the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) announced restrictions to protect the public and reduce wildfire risk. The restrictions affect campfires, target …

WA 211 Helpline Sees Jump in Calls

A helpline to help people connect with resources when they're in need has seen an uptick in calls to its service. However, funding remains a barrier to serving more people.  …

Chelan City Council awards wastewater treatment plant improvements to KRCI

CHELAN -  In a June 27 meeting, the Chelan City Council discussed many issues involving areas of improvement to infrastructure and recreation around the city. Among these items was the …

Newhouse stops Biden Administration from banning gas stoves

WASHINGTON, D.C .  – Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) introduced an amendment to the Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill on June 22, that will prohibit funds for the …

Driver seriously injured in semi truck rollover

On June 30 at 2:45 p.m. an auto accident was reported in Orondo two miles up McNeil Canyon Road. On arrival firefighters found a semi and trailer through the guardrail and over a steep embankment. …

Changes coming to Confluence Health facility names

Wenatchee - Beginning July 1, Confluence Health transitioned its naming conventions for its hospitals and some other locations to increase clarity and allow for smoother services for patients. …

Editor’s note: Last March the Quad published a story about Medicaid recertification requirements in Washington state for the 3,210 Okanogan County residents covered by or eligible for Medicaid …

OLYMPIA – The NW Compact, an agreement with U.S. states and Canadian provinces to share resources, allows Washington DNR and its fire service partners to send heavy air tankers, engines, hand …

Employers begin deducting WA Cares premiums July 1

Starting July 1, employers will begin deducting premiums from Washington workers’ paychecks for the WA Cares Fund, the state’s new long-term care insurance program. Through paycheck …

Chelan Valley Housing Trust mission: Providing quality homes to local wage earners

CHELAN - The Chelan Valley Housing Trust (CVHT), a member of the Manson Chamber of Commerce is a 501-c3 nonprofit housing developer with a mission of providing quality homes to local wage earners in …

Newhouse introduces legislation to support Central Washington winegrape growers

Wednesday, June 22, Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) introduced the bicameral, bipartisan Farm Crop Insurance Act alongside Rep. Mike Thompson (D-CA) and Sens. Patty Murray (D-WA) and Alex Padilla …

Newhouse defends American farmland from foreign adversaries

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The week of June 12, Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) introduced an amendment to the Agriculture and Rural Development Appropriations bill that will require the Secretary of …

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