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WENATCHEE - The Wenatchee Valley College Foundation is launching its spring giving campaign with a focus on meeting the basic needs of WVC students.  Each year, the WVC Foundation provides scholarships, emergency grants and other financial support to students. In fall 2019, a survey found...
CHELAN - On tonight’s (June 9) City Council Zoom Meeting, our City Administrator let me know he had signed the Special Event permit request submitted by the HDCA to use public spaces downtown for additional picnic tables.  In addition, the Mayor is planning to sign an executive order amending...
EAST WENATCHEE - As of Monday, June 15 there are 274 positive cases, up from 265 positive cases of COVID19 in Chelan County on June 8, and 181 cases, up from 180 cases in Douglas County.  New cases in Chelan  and Douglas County in the last seven days is 10. The number of deaths remains at 9....
EAST WENATCHEE - Recent testing at an agricultural congregate housing facility in Chelan Falls resulted in a slight uptick of positive Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Chelan County.  Initial testing showed some workers had positive COVID-19 test results and that led the agricultural facility to...
East Wenatchee – On  June 10, at 5:30 p.m., Secretary Wiesman of the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) approved Chelan-Douglas Health District’s (CDHD) variance application to move to a Modified Phase I of Governor Inslee’s  Safe Start Plan. The approval takes effect immediately and...
    OLYMPIA - With the state facing a severe downturn in revenue collections, Gov. Jay Inslee today directed state agencies under his authority to cancel a scheduled 3% general wage increase for many of the state’s highest-paid general government employees and to begin furloughs for...

Scott Hippe will be start in Chelan on Nov. 3
CHELAN - For most fifth-graders appendicitis would be an uncomfortable disruption in their daily routines-- for Scott Hippe it was like a light bulb going on. "I thought it was the coolest thing to be made well again," he said. "I've always liked science and helping people, and medicine seemed...
OLYMPIA - Numbers. For the most recent tally of cases by county, demographics, and more, visit the Department of Health's website. DOH statement on testing data delay June 10.The Department of Health is committed to continued data transparency. However, a technical issue is preventing DOH from...
EDITORS NOTE: According to an email from Mike Steele, Executive Director of the Lake Chelan Chamber of Commerce, there have been adjustments to the original application. The original application can be found at  here: https://www.lakechelan.com/COVID/?inf_contact_key=a07da043c2e94cad5a78f7... See...

Meg Laub/LCM
Forty-four cars participated in the HONK for Heritage Heights on June 5. Great signs conveyed messages like “You Matter” and “We Miss You.”  There were Teddy Bears, Flamingos, and even a Guitar decorating the cars.  Although the residents were behind windows, they felt the love.  There will be...

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