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Dr. Doug Wilson, CEO-elect of Confluence Health
WENATCHEE - Confluence Health recently announced that they will not renew their contract with Premera Blue Cross. Effective February 1, 2022 Confluence Health will no longer be an in-network provider for patients who have Premera, Lifewise, and Blue Cross insurance plans. Other plans that are...

Cass Gebbers
BREWSTER – Gebbers Farms and the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) have reached a settlement stemming from fines and citations levied by L&I last year following COVID-19-related farmworker deaths. Under terms of the mediated agreement Gebbers will invest more than $2...
WENATCHEE - The Chelan County Auditor’s Office seeks individuals to write “For” and “Against” committee statements for the November 2, 2021 General Election Local Voters’ Pamphlet. Against Committee members needed for: Chelan Fire District No. 7 – Proposition No. 1...
MOE CANYON UPDATE: 10:00AM August 05, 2021 Start Date/Time: 8/03/2021 6:00PM. Known structures lost: None Estimated size: 75 acres               Containment: 0% Location: 47 43.080 -121 22.902 Injuries: 1 Cause: Lightning Resources:    2 Engines 3 Crews 2 Dozers Summary: Southeast WA Type 3...
CHELAN -  Motorists in the project area on South Lakeshore Road at Lake Chelan should plan for 5-minute delays, or longer if traffic is heavier. The one-lane bypass road around the project area utilizes automated signals on either end. Please follow the signals to keep everyone safe, and be...

Photos Courtesy Chelan Fire & Rescue Facebook
CHELAN - On July 30 at 8:48 a.m. Chelan Fire and Rescue was dispatched to a brush fire at 16445 S. Lakeshore Road.  The fire was reported to be 20 feet from a structure and on the uphill side of Lakeshore Rd.  First arriving units reported a 1/4 acre brush fire that was moving upslope with zero...

Allan Mayer
Chelan – Icicle Broadcasting Company has announced the sale of three of its radio stations, including KOZI AM and FM and KZAL “Z-Country,” to the Chelan Valley Media Group. KOZI has been on the air for 60 years and was owned by Harriet Bullitt, Principal Owner of Icicle Broadcasting Company. ...

RuthEdna Keys/LCM This state-of-the art glass crusher is capable of pulverizing 1-2 tons of glass per hour. Rotary of Lake Chelan 911 Glass Rescue is open on Saturday mornings from 8 a.m.-noon. They will be charging 2 cents per pound for glass drop-off. Buckets of the materials produced, sand and aggregate, will be available for purchase at $5 per 5-gallon bucket. City of Chelan residents are asked not to put glass into their blue recycle bins, but to bring it out on Saturday mornings to 23235 Highway 97A across from WalMart.
A glass recycling center called 911 Glass Rescue opened on Saturday, July 24. Glass  is recycled at the center using a state-of-the art glass system which is capable of pulverizing 1-2 tons of glass per hour. Glass recycling services are available at 23235 Highway 97A at the Chelan Transfer Station...
Join Sheriff Brian Burnett and the Chelan County Sheriff’s office for a review of the latest Legislative changes in our coverage area. They will cover: What are the new laws? What do they mean? How will these changes affect you?There will be a Question and Answer time.Entiat - August 4 - 6 p.m....
It has been a long fight often pitting neighbor against neighbor, but the County Commissioners have finally issued new regulations on short term rentals. Many homeowners have fought to make them illegal while other homeowners saw that as a way to supplement their retirement income. Many individuals...

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