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Karl Ruether was born and raised in Germany and came to North America in 1986. He has three grown sons and is married to Denise, they currently live in Peshastin, Washington.   Karl started …

Leavenworth City Council approves funding for PRSA Pool Feasibility Study

On November 8, 2022, at a regularly scheduled City Council meeting, Councilmembers unanimously voted to approve a funding request from the Upper Valley Park and Recreation Service Area (PRSA) in the …

Commissioners to appoint Blackmon as Chelan County District Court judge

WENATCHEE – Allen Blackmon, a 26-year veteran of the Chelan County Prosecutor’s Office, has accepted a judge’s appointment to the Chelan County District Court. Chelan County …

Three men arrested for possession of Fentanyl, other drugs

Wenatchee- On Nov. 1, Matthew D. Hendricks, a 29-year-old resident of East Wenatchee, was observed by Columbia River Drug Task Force (CRDTF) Detectives in Rock Island. Hendricks had a DOC Escape …

The struggle with holiday sobriety is real

Over the holidays, there is an increased number of holiday work events, family gatherings, and social functions. It is the time of the year to celebrate with family and friends. While it is a joyous …

With State of Emergency end, Confluence Health announces Covid-19 policy changes

With the end of Washington State’s COVID-19 state of emergency order Oct. 31 after Governor Inslee’s announcement, Confluence Health will be updating restrictions and guidelines for their …

New boundaries and new dynamics for our 12th District

The Washington State Redistricting Commission’s new boundaries for our state’s 49 legislative districts, a process completed every 10 years, will bring many new dynamics to Olympia. One …

Stage 1 burn ban now in effect

Washington Department of Ecology – Air Quality   Burn ban area: Okanogan, Chelan, Kittitas, Douglas counties   …

NCW Tech launches New Skills website

NCW Tech Alliance received grant funding from Microsoft Philanthropies to rebrand our successful UpSkill program and to lead communities across the country in launching their own skilling program. …

ALPS is Brimming with Art

Walking through the halls of Alpine Lakes Elementary (ALPS), one is greeted by art everywhere, whimsical, and bright. The paintings, drawings and paper art are the students’ creations under the …

After Bear Incident, Weighing Relocation against Removal

Last Saturday morning, October 22, residents woke up to an alert from the Chelan County Sheriff’s Facebook page; a large yellow graphic rendering of a “caution” sign, with an …

The Alphorn: From the Swiss Alps to the Cascades

The famous Alphorn: people play it in the rain, in the snow. It is seen in meadows, by the lake sides; melodies heard echoing out of the forests. Also played in the midst of a classical concert …

Dealing with wildfire smoke

I know it's been a tough month for smoke - please remember these resources and stay safe. Vehicle exhaust, woodstove emissions, industrial emissions, wildfire smoke, windblown dust, and …

Jail responds to recent drug trends by training K9 Kait to detect fentanyl

With the rise of fentanyl use in the Wenatchee Valley, the Chelan County Regional Justice Center has responded by training its narcotics-detecting canine to identify the powerful synthetic opioid. …

UV MEND and Marson Family working together for affordable housing

Upper Valley MEND is working toward purchasing 31 apartment units in Leavenworth to preserve as affordable rentals for the local workforce. This acquisition is part of a larger push to grow …

Working together to support housing solutions

Many areas in our region and throughout the state have been experiencing affordable housing challenges. Some communities in Chelan County, such as Leavenworth and Chelan, have seen home prices more …

The Washington State Fire Marshal’s Office is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association to promote this year’s Fire Prevention Week (FPW) campaign, “Fire Won’t …

Wenatchee off-ramp construction closure delayed one week

WENATCHEE- Motorists have an extra week to drive the northbound exit from Highway 285 to Olds Station before it closes for road work Oct. 17-28 A digital road sign just before the Wenatchee …

“Stunning” rise in auto theft in WA means precautions - and insurance - are more important than ever

According to the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB), 35,746 vehicles were stolen in Washington state in 2021, and more than 52,000 catalytic converters were stolen across the US in 2021. …

Link unveiled “THE ICICLE” bus design

Profile of Sleeping Lady featured in latest traveling mural by Wenatchee artists Mary Big Bull-Lewis and Rob Lewis of Wenatchi Wear and R Digital Designs The striking mountain profile of a …

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