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Wenatchee — Confluence Health will be recognized jointly along with Samaritan Healthcare in Moses Lake for the Excellence in Community Partnership Award from LifeCenter Northwest, a non-profit …

Plain Ski winners

Every March, the future of American cross-country ski racing gathers to determine who among them are the very best. Individual female and male title holders across three different teenage age groups …

City Council looks to move into Phase III of Wastewater Collection Project

The Leavenworth City Council met for their biweekly regular meeting on Tuesday, March 28 in City Hall. The meeting opened with some comments from public citizens voicing concerns about changes in …

Patients, Perspectives, and Partners – Cascade Medical Looks for Members in Advisory Council

Cascade Medical have let our community known for years that they are “partners in your health.” Now, they are looking for community members to partner in a different way. Cascade …

We're in the home stretch of the 2023 session. With just three weeks to go in April, the state's three main budgets—operating, transportation, and capital―are in the crosshairs of …

WENATCHEE - Last year’s legislative session concluded with the approval of a 16-year, $16.9 billion transportation investment plan, known as “Move Ahead Washington.” The long-term …

Abel Wilkes arrested for Assault 2nd degree after long standoff

LEAVENWORTH - On March 28, Chelan County Deputies were dispatched to a reported assault in the 16000 block of Chumstick Highway shortly after 7 a.m. According to the initial report, Abel Wilkes had …

Deceased person found in Plain identified

PLAIN - The Chelan County Sheriff’s Office reports on March 17, Deputies were dispatched to a report of a body discovered in the16000 block of Camp 12 Road in Plain. Chelan County …

As of April 3, Link Transit will improve frequency to 30 minutes on several routes and make some minor changes to other routes to improve reliability. Routes that will be improved to arrive …

Deadline to remove studded tires in Washington is March 31

OLYMPIA – Spring is here, and with it – the deadline to remove studded tires before end of day Friday, March 31. The Washington State Department of Transportation encourages all drivers …

Department of Agriculture Under Secretary Dr. Homer Wilkes announced March 21 that the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service is investing $24.9 million in wildfire protection projects …

Rep. Schrier introduces bipartisan bill to aid Biofuel Research and Development

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Kim Schrier, M.D. (D-WA), Mariannette Miller-Meeks (R-IA) and Chellie Pingree (D-ME) introduced the  Biochar Research …

UPDATE: As of about 6:30 a.m. today Chumstick Road is open and the shelter-in-place has been cancelled. Will update when more news becomes available. LEAVENWORTH - Chelan County Sheriff Mike …

Fighting to protect our communities from fentanyl

Just last month, Andrew and Brandi Wonacott of Yakima, reached out to me with a story no parent should ever have to tell. Andy and Brandi had two of their four children, William and James, succumb to …

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In case you missed it, President Biden announced March 21 that he is committed to tearing down four hydropower dams in Washington. President Biden's remarks are the …

Newhouse Legislation to Protect Parents' Educational Rights Passes House

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – On March 24 Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) and his House colleagues passed H.R. 5, the Parents Bill of Rights Act. This legislation would put practices in place that …

Drug Task Force investigates human trafficking ring

WENATCHEE – On March 23, Chelan County Sheriff’s Office Chief Ryan Moody, Commander of the Columbia River Drug Task Force (CRDTF) issued a media release about a long-term human …

Leavenworth City Council meets March 14

The Leavenworth City Council met on March 14 for their regular biweekly meeting. With Mayor Florea absent for this session, Anne Hessburg led the charge as Mayor Pro Tempore. The meeting began with a …

Walter named permanent director of Chelan County Community Development

WENATCHEE — Deanna Walter, Chelan County assessor and interim director of Chelan County Community Development, is the new permanent director of the county’s planning and building …

Legislative sessions updates

Dear Friends and Neighbors, The legislative session is more than halfway complete. Last week was the “house of origin” cutoff. That means bills that have not passed out of the …

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