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HB 1815 passes to prevent catalytic converter threat

Washington has the third highest catalytic converter theft in the country, according to Been Verified, a national statistic-analysis firm. A new law, HB 1815, which passed unanimously in the house …

Chelan County moving to Stage 2 fire restrictions on Friday, August 12

Stage 2 fire restrictions include: Additional educational signage will be placed at a variety of county roads, alerting people to activity and travel fire restrictions. The signage, or …

LEAVENWORTH - The Chelan County Auditor’s Office seeks individuals to write an “For” or “Against” committee statements for the November 8, 2022 General Election Local …

Two die in motorcycle accident, missing kayaker's body recovered

July 14 Washington State Patrol reports that two people died in an accident between a motorcycle and a pickup on July 14 at 10:30 p.m., at Coles Corner.  Motorcycle driver Jason A. …

Fire Restrictions Issued for Public Lands

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Spokane District has issued a fire restrictions order. The fire restrictions order includes prohibiting the building, maintaining, attending, or using a fire, …

Sheriff’s Department trains to be prepared during a school shooting

Last week, active shooter training occurred at Vale Elementary with the Chelan County Sheriff’s Department. The training was organized through the Sheriff’s department and took place at …

988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline Launches

OLYMPIA- 988 is the new, nationwide, three-digit dialing code for the Suicide and Crisis Lifeline. The 988-dialing code connects people via call, text, or chat, to the existing National Suicide …

Beta Hatch new insect farming operation

Beta Hatch, a unique insect farming operation in Cashmere, celebrated its official grand opening in June Beta Hatch Founder and CEO, Virginia Emery, and Governor Jay Inslee, both spoke at the ribbon …

Gladyce Aunun Obituary

Gladyce Lenore (Rappana) Aunan July 9, 1934- June 22, 2022 Gladyce L. Aunan, 87 years, a resident of Leavenworth for 40 years, died on June 22, 2022, in Yakima, WA.  She was born …

Royal Lady Sharon Waters

Royal Lady Sharon Waters waves to the Cashmere Crowd during the Founders’ Days parade in Cashmere on Saturday, June 25. The float was awarded a plaque by the current Cashmere Royalty. …

Thomas Lin suggests his land be used for indoor pool

Thomas Lin, owner of property behind Safeway, proposed that the city build an indoor pool on his land during the June 14 city council meeting, which he attended virtually. Lin previously sold some of …

Hawkins receives award from small-business group

Olympia-Sen. Brad Hawkins is being recognized for his efforts to help Washington small businesses.  The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) announced that the 12th …

UV MEND gleaning up and running

Upper Valley MEND’s gleaning program, where community members can help UV MEND employees gather excess produce from farms that will be donated to the foodbank, is up and running for the summer. …

Zachary Miller drops out of Chelan County Commissioner race

Zachary Miller, Plain resident, and school board member, dropped out of the Chelan County commissioner race on June 22 due to exhaustion and a recent health scare. Announcing his withdrawal on …

Cascade Medical Fundraiser

Blood and platelet donors needed around Fourth of July

As summer officially begins and people gather for holiday celebrations, the American Red Cross reminds communities that patients are counting now on the generosity of blood and platelet donors, …

Washington DC- Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) led 21 of her colleagues in sending a letter to several officials in the Biden Administration, pushing them to implement a federal …

Lay me on a bed of roses…or shall it be Alfalfa?

Discussing and preparing for our own final death arrangements, or for those of our loved ones, is a psychological struggle for most. Traditional funeral practices are often seen as unsustainable, …

The Housing Authority of Chelan County and the City of Wenatchee (CCWHA) and the Office of Rural and Farmworker Housing (ORFH) today announced a funding award in the amount of $1,000,000 to begin …

  WENATCHEE, WA – Residents may see a helicopter flying low and slowly over high-voltage power lines starting Thursday, June 23. That’s a routine inspection conducted annually over …

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