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Demonstrators in the hundreds gathered in Riverwalk Park and marched through downtown Chelan on Sunday, June 7 at noon, in support of the Black Lives Matter movement and the death of Minneapolis citizen George Floyd. After their march they returned to Riverwalk Park and listened to several speakers...

RuthEdna Keys/LCM
At 4:03 a.m. on June 2 crews from Chelan Fire & Rescue were dispatched to a reported commercial fire alarm activation at the Union 76 Gas Station, located at 302 E. Woodin Ave.  The manager on site reported light smoke inside the building and fire crews immediately upgraded the call to a...
Editors Note: CHELAN - Chelan Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #6853 will hold a flag disposal ceremony on Sunday, June 14, 6 p.m. at Fraternal Ceremony by the Lake Chelan Rodeo grounds, to retire worn American flags. If you have a flag that needs to be disposed of you can drop it by Chelan Fire...
CHELAN - Volunteers at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in partnership with Chelan Fresh,  are distributing boxes of potatoes, apples and onions from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 20, at the church, located at 195 W. Manson Hwy.  Other locations include Brewster, Leavenworth,...
EAST WENATCHEE - As of Monday, June 8 there are 265 positive cases, up from 255 positive cases of COVID19 in Chelan County on June 1, and 180 cases, up from 173 cases in Douglas County.  New cases in Chelan  and Douglas County in the last seven days is 14. The number of deaths remains at 9. The...

Courtesy City of Chelan Breslynn and Zora Green (both wearing dog print masks). Courtesy City of Chelan
CHELAN - The City of Chelan is holding a weekly contest to select the most unique face mask. Each week a new theme will be announced. Citizens are encouraged to create a mask following each week’s theme and send a photo wearing their mask to the City (pmichajla@cityofchelan.us) or post on the City’...

Courtesy Jim Oatey, Douglas County Fire No. 4 Fire Chief
Editors note: According to a report from the Washington State Patrol vehicle one driven by Luis E. Florespinzon, 29, of Mexico, was southbound on Highway 97, crossed the centerline for an unknown reason and struck vehicle two, drive by Tristin J. Shirley, 77, from Bellingham, which was...
EAST WENATCHEE – A special online “Zoom” meeting for the Chelan-Douglas Health District Board of Health to review the reopening proposal was interrupted by hackers on June 5. The meeting was reconvened and recorded for members of the public to listen to the Board of Health vote on a new variance...
 For the most recent tally of cases by county, demographics, and more, visit the Department of Health's website. Tomorrow – COVID-19 Media Briefing planned for 2:30 p.m. Our weekly media briefing will feature the following panelists: John Wiesman, Secretary of Health, Washington State Department of...

Don Morse Park - Memorial Weekend - 1986 Courtesy Jerry Isenhart
It was my first major holiday weekend, during my term as Mayor of Chelan. We had our hands full. Most of the visitors were college kids who had circulated (using a FAX Machine) a poster that said “Lake Chelan was The Place To Be” for the upcoming three-day Memorial Day weekend. We had...

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