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WENATCEE - Commuters using Link Transit buses on the Highway 97A corridor should expect rerouting and some delays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays Monday, March 29 through Monday, April 12 due to a planned rock scaling project. All Route 21 trips will depart as scheduled, but trips affected by the...
WENATCHEE - The Chelan County Noxious Weed Control Board, in accordance with RCW 17.10.190 reminds land owners that the noxious weed survey season will begin again April 1.  It is the obligation of all land owners under RCW 17.10.140 to eradicate all Class A noxious weeds and control and...
NCW - Seasonal road closures on Oklahoma Gulch Road (Entiat) and Mountain Home Road (Leavenworth) will remain in effect until further notice. Both roads have not been re-opened as scheduled because of snow on the roadways. Road crews will monitor the two roads, and we will update the public when...
WENATCHEE – Link Transit is seeking student applicants for its Transit Ambassador Program. Transit Ambassadors develop job skills and scholarship references through the successful completion of 30 volunteer hours assisting in Link Transit’s marketing and outreach efforts. Now in it’s 14th year,...
STEHEKIN – The public is invited to comment on an Environmental Assessment (EA) to reroute approximately 0.25 miles of the Stehekin Valley Road at milepost (MP) 5.5 in Lake Chelan National Recreation Area. The purpose of this action is to sustainably maintain safe and reliable vehicle access on...
WASHINGTON — The Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service announced last week that the federal income tax filing due date for individuals for the 2020 tax year will be automatically extended from April 15 to May 17. The IRS will be providing formal guidance in the coming days. “This...

Justin Skaar
CHELAN/WENATCHEE – Coldwell Banker Cascade Real Estate has announced 2020 sales awards for its top-performing real estate brokers.  The firm is the leading residential real estate firm in North Central Washington by sales volume and also achieved the highest average sales price amongst all real...
OLYMPIA – With spring almost here drivers have just a few more weeks to remove studded tires from their vehicles. The Washington State Department of Transportation reminds drivers that state law requires all studded tires to be removed by the end of the day Wednesday, March 31. Starting at...

Courtesy Chelan-Douglas Land Trust Torsten Watkins, 14-year-old local herpetologist.
WENATCHEE — The Chelan-Douglas Land Trust is offering a series of free virtual presentations exploring some hidden aspects of our local ecosystems. On three consecutive Thursdays in March, experts will share fascinating information about our natural surroundings, followed by an opportunity for...
CHELAN - Lake Chelan Health Commissioner Phyllis Gleasman has resigned from her position. The Commissioners and Lake Chelan Health are deeply appreciative of her years of service, dedication, and leadership. Phyllis was a tireless champion for the replacement hospital.  Chelan County Public...

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