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Courtesy Chelan Fire & Rescue ABOVE: Chelan Fire & Rescue Assistant Chief-Shawn Sherman was pinned by his mother Christiane Sherman at the regular meeting of the regular meeting of the Chelan Fire & Rescue board of commissioners on April 20.

Courtesy Colin Hill Ian Schuelke, VFW Senior Vice Commander carries the American flag on the seven-mile hike to the bunker in Chelan followed by Butch Sims, VFW Quartermaster.
Death March MANSON/CHELAN - Members of the Lake Chelan Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 6853 mustered at Old Mill Bay Park in Manson at 5 a.m. on April 16, 2023, embarking on their 1st Annual Bataan Memorial Death March, seven miles along Highway 150 to Chelan and the VFW bunker. The day after Japan...

Courtesy C+C Attending the April 19 kickoff in Union Valley were: left to right: Chief Arnold Baker, of Manson Fire #5, Assistant Chief Shawn Sherman, Chief Brandon Asher, Firefighter Adam Jones, Lieutenant Dan Miner, Firefighter Greg Garvich, and Firefighter Brian Bendawald, all from Chelan Fire & Rescue #7.
Chelan - Residents, community leaders, forest health experts, regional fire districts, and the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) joined in Chelan’s Union Valley on April 19 to kick off this year’s Wildfire Ready Neighbors program that provides homeowners, renters, and small forest landowners...

Courtesy Sleeping Lady Harriet Bullitt, longtime philanthropist who was also passionate for the arts, environment and community passed away Saturday morning, April 23, 2022 in Leavenworth.
UPDATED: Chelan - The Chelan County Sheriff’s Office reports on April 22, 2022 shortly after 2PM Chelan County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a residence on Apple Acres Road, Chelan for two gun shot victims, both of which were fatal. The incident was reported by a family member who arrived at the...

Queen Sierra Ellsworth, Princess Keisha Neff and Princess Laura Cross aboard the Manson Apple Blossom float in 2008. Courtesy Manson Apple Blossom committee
A note from Manson Apple Blossom Committee: “Where are they now” will feature past Manson Apple Blossom royalty. The Manson Apple Blossom committee is seeking out past Apple Blossom Royalty and with their permission will follow their life after Manson Apple Blossom. We hope you enjoy these stories...

Only7Seconds.com staff pose in front of their world map showing where they have ambassadors, merchandise, schools and partnerships around the world. Left to right are: Luke Wall, Executive Director; Kristin Wall founder and board member, and Marcia Mullett, Director of Programs.
Only7Seconds.com holds SHARE Day open house CHELAN  - The mission of Only7Seconds.com is A World Without Loneliness, and on April 7 they held a SHARE Day Open House at their new location at 312 E. Trow Avenue, Suite 201B in the Bridgeside Office Building welcoming everyone to come have some pizza,...
ENTIAT - On U.S. 97A at milepost 211 (south of Entiat), Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., expect flagger controlled traffic with delays of 20 minutes where the contractor is prepping for rock scaling activities. Day long closures begin April 25. A contractor is constructing a catchment...

The site of the new Lake Chelan Health hospital is a busy place as construction workers are working on the roof of the new hospital, while others are grading the dirt around the site of the hospital for future paving and landscaping. Completion is set for this fall. An eight minute video on how the inside construction is coming along can be seen at https://lakechelanhealth.org/march-18-2022-interior-walk-thru/ RuthEdna Keys/LCM

Snowflakes greeted Lake Chelan Valley residents and North Central Washington on the morning of Thursday, April 14. Several inches fell on the valley floor, while higher elevations and the greater Wenatchee area received up to 6 inches or more. By afternoon it had stopped and by evening the snow had melted in the lower elevations. RuthEdna Keys/LCM

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