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Entiat City Park offers a two-lane boat launch along the Columbia River. Courtesy Chelan County PUD
WENATCHEE - As summer winds down, Chelan PUD is expecting river flows to reduce into the fall. In addition to the normal seasonal changes in river flows, the Western U.S. is experiencing an extended heat wave and energy demand is up throughout the region.  “We may experience more fluctuations...
CHELAN - Steven M. King, 75, of Richland, died Wednesday, August 24, near Milepost 238 on U.S. Highway 97, below the Lake Chelan Airport. King was southbound and pulled to the right shoulder and attempted to make a u-turn, and hit a southbound 2008 Dodge Dakota pickup, driven by George A. Menard,...
WENATCHEE - Confluence Health announced this week that it will be transitioning its naming conventions for its hospitals and other locations by summer of 2023 to increase clarity and allow for smoother services for patients. Though the name is changing, Confluence Health’s commitment to care is not...

A gathering of some Lake Chelan Community Council members. left to right are: Sarah Cushing, Mary Murphy, Kathy Miller and Jane Cardwell. Courtesy Lake Chelan Community Services Council
CHELAN - The Lake Chelan Community Services Council formed in the early 1960's with a mission to provide leadership and resources to address significant community needs in the Chelan Valley area.  The Council is a nonprofit 501(c) 3 organization recognized by Washington State and the IRS.   In the...
OLYMPIA — Sen. Brad Hawkins will soon hold his sixth annual 12th District “listening tour,” starting with visits to several Chelan County communities for meetings in mid-September.  “As the state senator for the 12th District, it is very helpful for me to hear directly from constituents, which is...

The areas in orange show the property owned by the new owners of Apple Blossom Center - the area of the proposed development. The light green areas are open space and will remain as open space. Courtesy Guy Evans/ABC
CHELAN - The Chelan City Council at their Tuesday, August 23 meeting voted unanimously to adopt the hearing examiners recommendation concerning a major amendment to the Apple Blossom Center, Planning Development District (PDD). Council member John Olson made the motion, "I move to adopt the Hearing...
WENATCHEE - Beginning Sept. 1, Chelan County Public Works will increase development fees that the department collects on permit applications.  Citizens will see increases in permit fees that are related to new driveways or approaches to county roads, new addresses, private road namings, work in...

12 Tribes staff, Manson Chamber of Commerce staff, and Lake Chelan Chamber of Commerce staff gathered for the grand opening/ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Lakeside RV Park in Manson on August 5. Back row, left to right: Jill Babcock, Claudia Shipman, Celene Cisneros, Carlos Rodriguez, Jessica Hall, Whitney Somday, Clarice Cushman, Josh Allenby, Scott Ward, Scott Stanger, and Todd Link. Front row, left to right: Mike Steele, Debbie Conwell, Olga Loza, Esperanza Escaera, and Kaz Elliot. Courtesy Norm Manly
MANSON - On August 5, the Manson Chamber of Commerce, Lake Chelan Chamber of Commerce and several members of the 12 Tribes staff held a “Grand Opening” and “Ribbon Cutting” ceremony for the best kept secret in the Chelan Valley, the 12 Tribes Lake Chelan Casino’s, Lakeside RV Park in Manson....
MANSON - The Manson Chamber is excited to announce our Visitor Center is relocating from our current location to 17 Hale Street in Manson, in the former Green Dot Sub Shop location. This is the fulfillment of a 10 year old vision to have a location that will better serve our visitors, businesses...
  CHELAN - Labor Day Weekend 2022 in Lake Chelan will be home to the inaugural Continental Surf Cup. Lakeside Surf, home of citywave USA, will play host to a Team USA vs Team Europe surf competition pitting some of the best river surfers in the world against each other in a team and individual...

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