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Nurses from Lake Chelan Clinic say Thank You. Ruth Keys/LCM
A Honk for Healthcare Parade was held in Chelan on May 1. Loni Rose of Chelan wanted to do something to support healthcare workers in the valley. She and Juli Straub brainstormed, and came up with the Honk for Healthcare Parade.  The parade traveled by the Lake Chelan Clinic, Lake Chelan Community...
      OKANOGAN – Business owner Patty DeTro, wife of Okanogan County Commissioner Jim DeTro is among two Okanogan County residents listed as plaintiffs in a federal lawsuit filed against Washington Governor Jay Inslee on Friday, May 1. DeTro, owner of Puttin’ on the Ritz salon and Jason Bernica,...

Lake Chelan Food Bank volunteers prepare boxes of food for distribution. Over 720 boxes of food have been distributed in the Lake Chelan Valley since March 30. Distribution will be on Mondays, at 9.m., through the month of May. The Food Bank is located at 417 S. Bradley Street in Chelan. Courtesy North Cascades Bank
Editors Note: The Lake Chelan Food Bank Drive on Saturday, May 2 collected $3,625 in Manson, and $11,182 in Chelan, along with food items. They thank everyone for all the donations   Chelan - North Cascades Bank is donating $50,000 to food banks throughout North Central Washington. ...
    OLYMPIA - Some businesses could re-open as early as this week under the new COVID-19 order signed by Gov. Jay Inslee today (May 4). The state’s “Safe Start” plan is a phased approach to re-opening Washington’s economy. Under the plan, smaller counties can apply for a variance from...

Left to right Manson Apple Blossom royalty Princess Nadina Verduzco, Queen Teresa Venegas and Princess Libbey Ireland. Courtesy Sherrard Studios
MANSON - The Manson Apple Blossom Committee would like to thank the Manson and Chelan communities for their support of the Manson Apple Blossom festival over the past 99 years.  Due to the COVID-19 virus this year’s festival, which would have been our 100th, has been canceled. We’d like to wish...
    EAST WENATCHEE - As of Monday, May 4 there are 122 positive cases, up from 95 positive cases of COVID19 in Chelan County, on April 27 and 81 cases, up from 73 cases in Douglas County.  The numbers for Chelan, Manson, Chelan Falls, Orondo and Waterville did not change and the number of...

Viola Kantat
Viola Kantat will be celebrating her 100th birthday on May 13. She has lived in her Lake Chelan home for over 30 years, and now lives with her son John. She was an active member of the original red farm house Chelan Senior Center. Viola is celebrating with a small family group. Feel free to...

The exterior style of The Community Center at Lake Chelan has been approved. Seven Acres Foundation’s prime contractor, Rimmer and Roeter, is currently discussing design and structural constructability with Butler Manufacturing. Courtesy Seven Acres Foundation
CHELAN - These are crazy times. Many of us are working from home, figuring out what our new "normal" looks like and supporting each other as best we can. We love this community and seeing everyone come together during this time. We continue to move forward during this storm. The Community...
    WENATCHEE - As we watch the crisis of Covid-19 unfold across the country and around the world, we see huge disparities between the way that wealthy nations, such as ours, and developing countries are able to respond to the pandemic. Income levels define not only how well people can protect...
    WENATCHEE - During the Monday, May 4 Chelan County Commission meeting commissioners did not extend Resolution 2020-39, relating to Short-Term Rentals (STR), It expired at midnight on May 4. They are continuing to move forward to evaluate the role STR’s play in the diverse communities...

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