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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...

A thunder and lightening storm that swept through the Lake Chelan Valley on Wednesday morning August 10 made for some spectacular photo opportunities. This photo was taken from Manson looking across the lake to the First Creek area. Courtesy Laura Husa
STEHEKIN – The McGregor Mountain Fire is now contained following a strong initial attack and continued work by park firefighters and North Cascades Smokejumpers. Helicopter support included approximately 1,000 gallons of water throughout the day Thursday, continuing into Friday operations. The...

Chelan Fire & Rescue responded to a power pole and equipment fire on Wednesday evening, August 10 on Boyd Road in Chelan. Chelan County PUD replaced the pole and equipment that evening into the early morning hours of Thursday, August 11. Sixty plus homes in the area were without power until the power was restored about 4:15 a.m. Ruth Edna Keyes/LCM
WENATCHEE - On Friday, Chelan County will move to Stage 2 fire restrictions, and with that will come additional activity and travel restrictions. Stage 2 fire restrictions include: Additional educational signage will be placed at a variety of county roads, alerting people to activity and travel...

An early morning fire on Sunday, July 17 in Manson at an apartment complex was isolated to one unit. All occupants escaped without injury. A neighbor was able to successfully knock the fire down with a garden hose from the exterior prior to the fire department arrival. Manson Fire District #5 and Chelan Fire & Rescue #7 responded to the incident. Courtesy Manson Fire District #5 Facebook On August 1, at 6:05 a.m., Manson Fire District #5 and Chelan Fire & Rescue #7 firefighters responded to a structure fire, which housed orchard equipment and a car, at the corner of Wapato Lake Road and Swartout Road.Some of the equipment and the building were damaged in the fire. Wapato Lake Road was closed at Swartout Road to all traffic during the fire operations.
WENATCHEE - These are the Chelan County Primary Election results as of Friday, August 4. A count was also to be release on Monday, August 8. Voter turnout was 42.13%. The election will be certified on August 16. For Statewide Election results in major races go to: https://results.vote.wa.gov/...
NCW - The Community Foundation of NCW has awarded $402,000 in Regional Impact Grants (RIG) to nonprofits addressing community needs and enhancing the quality of life in Chelan, Douglas, and Okanogan counties. The RIG provided core operating and project-specific support on a quarterly basis (from...

Kevin Overbay, Chelan County commissioner
WENATCHEE - Chelan County commissioners announced on August 1 that a public application period for $4 million in federal American Rescue Plan Act funding is now open. The American Rescue Plan Act, or ARPA, provides local governments COVID-relief money to meet pandemic response needs and rebuild a...

Brad Wilson, superintendent Lake Chelan School District
Greetings Students, Staff, Families, and Community Members: I hope this finds each of you doing well and enjoying all that our tremendous community has to offer during the summer months. Personally, it is continually rewarding to see so many of our students out in the community serving a vital...

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