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Courtesy Chelan Valley Housing Trust Left to right are Mike Cooney of Chelan Valley Housing Trust, District director for Cong. Schrier, Louise O’Rourke; Cong. Dr. Kim Schrier and Tim Hollingsworth of Chelan Valley Housing Trust.
CHELAN - We're very grateful that Congresswoman Kim Schrier came to visit Chelan recently. During her visit, Mike Cooney was able to give her a tour of our sold out community, Emerson Village, as well as give her a tour of our new project Anderson Road. Here's what she had to say: "Like many...

RuthEdna Keys/LCM Lake Chelan Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6583 and American Legion Post #108 held a flag disposal ceremony on Monday, June 14, at Chelan Fraternal Ceremony to retire worn American flags. After a brief ceremony and the reading of a prayer by Dan Smith, VFW retired Chaplin the worn flags were burned. Above Linda Tate (Marine-Vietnam) places flags in the burn barrel.
O God, Bless our Nation’s Emblem; may it ever symbolize freedom and justice for all our people. Help our citizens to always respect those high principles that are noble and right and that they might better understand the high ideals represented by our flag. These tired and worn American flags...

Chelan Chief Mark Donnell
CHELAN - In a surprise announcement at the Chelan Fire & Rescue board of commissioners meeting on Wednesday, June 16, Chelan Fire & Rescue Chief Mark Donnell announced his wish to retire, and that he did not w to renew his contract with Chelan Fire & Rescue, which expires Dec. 31 of...

Courtesy Chief Jim Oatey, Douglas County Fire District No.4 A brush fire burned six acres in step terrain in Douglas County on June 6. The fire was spark from target shooting.
Editors Note: As of June 1, Chelan County and many other eastern Washington counties have implemented a Burn Ban. This means agricultural, yard debris and any other burning are not allowed. Exempt are legal contained fire pits or rings used for warming or cooking (must be 3’ x 3’ x 3’ max size) or...

Courtesy Chelan FIre & Rescue At 11:13 p.m. on Saturday, June 12 Chelan Fire and Rescue responded to a report of a car fire on Highway 97 just south of milepost 240. Battalion 71 arrived and found a car fully involved with fire spreading to the brush. Crews quickly stopped the spread of the brush fire and then focused on extinguishing the car fire. While crews were focused on their firefighting efforts, the intoxicated driver of the car was found by the arriving Chelan County Sheriffs Officer in the drivers seat of Battalion 71’s command vehicle preparing to flee the scene. The officer was able to apprehend the Intoxicated man before he was able to leave. Chelan Fire and Rescue appreciates the excellent support on all emergency scenes provided by the Chelan County Sheriff’s Department.

Courtesy Chelan FIre & Rescue Crews encountered heavy smoke and heat and were able to quickly extinguish the fire in an apartment at the Lake Chelan Community Apartments late Saturday evening, June 11. The entry crew then initiated a search of the premise and located a patient inside the back bedroom, who was later airlifted to Harborview in Seattle.
CHELAN - On Saturday, June 11 at at 11:10 p.m., crews from Chelan Fire & Rescue were dispatched to a reported structure fire at an apartment complex located at 509 E. Gibson Avenue.  First arriving crew reported heavy smoke coming from front of the lower level apartment and quickly made entry...

One patient was found and brought outside to EMS personnel who initiated patient care and transport to Lake Chelan Hospital. The patient was subsequently airlifted to Harborview Medical Center where her condition is unknown at this time.
CHELAN - Last night, June 11 at 11:10 p.m., crews from Chelan Fire & Rescue were dispatched to a reported structure fire at an apartment complex located at 509 E. Gibson Avenue. First arriving crew reported heavy smoke coming from front of the lower level apartment and quickly made...

Courtesy American Legion Post #108 Facebook American Legion Post #108 members Craig Pittson (American flag) and Norm Manly (American Legion flag) carry the colors during the American Legion Memorial Day ceremony on Memorial, May 31 in Manson.
MANSON -  I’m very sure our veterans looking down from Heaven this Memorial Day were extremely pleased and proud to be part of Manson’s Memorial Day celebration held at the American Legion Park in Manson on May 31, sponsored by the American Legion, Post 108. Prior to the ceremony, Manson Fire...
CHELAN - Chelan Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6853 will hold a flag disposal ceremony on Monday, June 14, 6 p.m. at Chelan Fraternal Ceremony by the Lake Chelan Rodeo grounds, to retire worn American flags. Chelan Fire & Rescue will be sending a brush truck. If you have a flag that needs to be...
Wenatchee – Richard N. Goodman, 84, died May 25, 2021 following an extended illness.  He was born March 12, 1937 in Milton-Freewater, Oregon, the youngest son of Linn and Lucille Goodman. Dick graduated from Oroville High School in 1955 and served as Student Body President that year.  He married...

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