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  East Wenatchee - Due to the COVID-19 Omicron surge, Chelan Douglas Health District (CDHD) will receive non-clinical emergency department support at Confluence Health’s Central Washington Hospital from the National Guard.  Governor Jay Inslee made the announcement during a press conference...
NCW - Join us for North Central Washington Tree Fruit Days Jan. 18-20 and Feb. 9 designed to provide research- based information on key horticulture and pest management topics impacting your profitability in the short and long term. This year Apple, Pear and Stone Fruit Day events will be hosted...
EAST WENATCHEE - The Chelan-Douglas Health District, in anticipation of the restructuring of its governing board in the new year, is accepting new board member applications from the public. The Health Board seeks at least six new members – community members living in Douglas and Chelan counties...
CHELAN COUNTY - County crews continue to clean up after last week’s record-breaking snowfall. All county roads are open to at least one lane except White River Road near Lake Wenatchee. This morning, crews are working to clear a final 1.5-mile stretch of that roadway, which had several snow slides...
EAST WENATCHEE - The Chelan-Douglas Health District, in anticipation of the restructuring of its governing board in the new year, is accepting new board member applications from the public. The Health Board seeks at least six new members – community members living in Douglas and Chelan counties –...
WENATCHEE -  Caleb Heimlich, Chairman, Washington State Republican Party, will be the guest speaker at the 2022 kickoff of the Chelan Douglas Republican Women’s Club.  The luncheon event will be held on Monday, January 10 at the Wenatchee Red Lion Hotel, 1225 N. Wenatchee Ave.  Reservations are...
CHELAN – The Bureau of Reclamation is closer to transferring title of some of its federal water facilities to the Greater Wenatchee Irrigation District, following a 90-day Congressional review that was completed on Nov. 3, 2021. The district is located in central Washington along the Columbia...
OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Health is urging the public to get a flu vaccine this year to keep themselves and others safe and out of the hospital. Flu activity may be more common this year compared to last year because the closures that were in place to prevent the spread of...

Jennifer Harris of Manson, Links '30 millionth rider' COURTESY LINK
WENATCHEE - Link Transit, now in its thirtieth year of service to communities throughout Chelan and Douglas Counties, has reached thirty million boardings on its fixed route buses. This milestone was celebrated on Wednesday, October 6 with the awarding of the “30 millionth rider” to Jennifer Harris...

The spotted lantern fly uses tree-of-heaven to complete its lifecycle.
NCW - State officials are seeking help from the public in mapping locations of an invasive plant called tree-of-heaven throughout October in hopes of stopping the introduction of the invasive insect, the spotted lanternfly.  The spotted lantern fly uses tree of heaven to complete its lifecycle and...

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