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WENATCHEE - Link Transit will continue to operate all routes fare-free through at least June 2022, with the Link Board approving a pilot project at its May meeting. The policy is intended to help attract riders back to the system, which has seen about a 25 - 30 percent drop in boardings since the...
NCW - NCW Libraries is still requiring all visitors to wear a mask, including those fully vaccinated.  The latest guidance from the CDC has loosened mask recommendations for fully vaccinated individuals, and the library district is encouraged by climbing vaccination rates and declining infection...

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STATE POINT - The American Medical Association (AMA) is urging Americans to get vaccinated as soon as they’re eligible and continue precautions against COVID-19 infection. But patients have many questions.   “For more than a year, physicians and public health officials have asked us to...
BPT - You feel it again - that nagging back pain. Or maybe it’s an earache that won’t go away. With COVID-19 restrictions making many of us reluctant to leave the comforts of home, it’s good to know there are other ways to see your health care provider and get your medical questions answered....
Editors Note: Every year, National Nurses Week kicks off on May 6. The celebration continues all week, culminating on May 12 – Florence Nightingale’s birthday, and International Nurses Day. The celebration has evolved over the years into a weeklong event; but International Nurses Day was first...
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...

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