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OLYMPIA – As wildfires rage across the entire west coast, a giant wave of smoke has blown across Western Washington, creating worsening air quality that will likely linger for days. The air quality across Washington has the potential to reach extremely unhealthy levels, and the Washington State...
OLYMPIA - Gov. Jay Inslee today (Sept. 11) announced updated guidance for indoor fitness and training facilities as part of Washington's Safe Start phased reopening plan.  Effective today, indoor fitness and training facilities are allowed to operate in Modified Phase 1 counties under Phase 2...
TUMWATER — The state Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) and the Department of Health (DOH) are taking steps to strengthen COVID-19 protections for agriculture workers living in temporary worker housing. Today, L&I filed an update to the state temporary worker housing emergency...
OLYMPIA/YAKIMA – The first two cases of West Nile virus (WNV) in Washington this year have been reported by the Yakima County Health District and Benton-Franklin Health District. The Yakima County resident, a man in his 50’s, was hospitalized due to the infection. The Benton County resident, a man...
NCW – Dozens of historic deadly wildfires continue to consume millions of acres in the west, especially in California and Oregon where tens of thousands of people have been forced to evacuate.    Here in Washington our focus is on providing shelter and care to those impacted by evacuations...
OLYMPIA – From backyard barbecues to diving in to your favorite swimming hole, Labor Day weekend is not only an opportunity to reflect on the contributions America’s labor force has made to our country, but for many, it is also a time to celebrate the unofficial end of the summer season. The...
Lake Chelan Valley Events, Meetings Manson Farmers Market: Sept. 2, 5   MANSON - The Manson Farmers Market is open for their summer season and will hold markets each Wednesday and Saturday through September. Sales begin at 8:30 a.m. and continue until approximately noon.  All required...
NCW - Third graders in Chelan and Douglas counties are invited to participate in the annual Link Transit Artlink Bus Pass Design Contest. Winning designs appear on bus passes and a traveling community display with appearances in a variety of community venues including Pybus Public Market....
CHELAN/MANSON/ENTIAT - NCW Libraries is excited to announce the return of several services throughout the five-county library district. Starting Sept. 14, residents across Okanogan, Ferry, Grant, Chelan and Douglas counties will be able to checkout any item from the physical library collections...
When the pandemic hit our communities and schools closed in March, we knew that the impact on our children would not only be academic.  Schools provide children with steady routines, nutritious meals, and the watchful eyes of adults who identify signs of stress, abuse, hunger, or other hardship....

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