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Leavenworth – Clean up work on a mudslide that occurred east of Leavenworth required road closures of US 2 on Thursday. A mudslide, located near milepost 102 just west of Peshastin, caused mud and debris to overtop the guardrail and spill out into the road. The material on the road resulted in...
WENATCHEE (via Zoom) -- The Washington Federation of Republican Women, in an “Issues and Strategies” pre-legislature 2021 Chelan-Douglas Republican Women meeting, heard from State Representatives Keith Goehner and Michael Steele on Monday, Jan. 4. Approximately 33 people “attended” the virtual...
OLYMPIA - Gov. Jay Inslee on Jan. 5 announced “Healthy Washington — Roadmap to Recovery,” a COVID-19 phased recovery plan. Beginning on Jan. 11, the state will follow a regional recovery approach with every region beginning in Phase 1. “No one was untouched by the effects of the pandemic in 2020;...
July Osborn School Council approved two measures with a total cost to the city not to exceed $17,116 to conduct an environmental assessment of the Osborn School and an appraisal of the property’s value. The environmental assessment was to establish that there are no hazardous materials such as...
(Editor’s Note: After the following letter was received by NCW Media (WBJ), on Tuesday, December 29, the Chelan County Commissioners voted to create a 90-day Short Term Rental (STR) Taskforce to study the issue and report back to the Board. Director of Community Development,  Jim Brown,  said he...
Chelan County Sheriff evacuates downtown Leavenworth   On December 29, 2020, Sheriff Brian Burnett reports RiverCom received an anonymous male caller who advised there was an explosive device in a garbage can in the 800 block of Front Street, Leavenworth. Chelan County Deputies and the Washington...
January Mayor Carl Florea takes office Carl Florea’s first official act as mayor was to announce City Manager, Joel Walinski, was to be replaced. “While he had no problem with Walinski’s job performance he wanted someone who was more aligned with his vision and campaign goals,” said Florea....

Steve Wright
Thanks for your letter (See “Apples” column inside) suggesting Chelan PUD provide free electricity to low-income consumers for a month in light of the pandemic and associated challenges.  We love to hear from our customer-owners.  We appreciate and share your empathy for fellow citizens who are...
OLYMPIA…The first bill of the upcoming legislative session has been introduced. Following his successful effort with Senate Bill 5588 in 2019 to authorize public utility districts to produce and sell “renewable hydrogen,” Sen. Brad Hawkins has pre-filed a bill for the 2021 legislative session to...

Photo by Terry Loss Patricia (Pat) Stoudt,1999 Royal Lady of the Autumn Leaves died on December 7, 2020. A family gathering will be next summer, more information will come later.

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