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WENATCHEE – Chelan County PUD commissioners on Monday unanimously voted to delay for six months the adopted rate increase that was scheduled to go into effect on June 1.   The action means residential electric, water and wastewater rates stay the same until Dec. 1, 2020. The wholesale fiber rate...
WENATCHEE  – Looking ahead to what financial impacts that COVID-19 may ultimately have on Chelan County PUD customer-owners, commissioners asked staff to keep a close eye on trends and report back often to help them determine what more and when the utility might offer to support the community.  ...
  Cascade Medical patients have a new option for parking, just in time for festival season! The parking lot at the corner of 9th and Commercial streets is now available exclusively for patients, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. on weekdays. The patient parking area features 15 parking spots, including two ADA spaces...

Lower White River
The Chelan-Douglas Land Trust (CDLT) has purchased 40 acres on the lower White River for conservation of salmon habitat and improved public access. The White River runs from glacial headwaters to Lake Wenatchee and provides some of the best spawning habitat for sockeye salmon ― one of only two...
Due to ongoing construction at our Peshastin-Dryden Elementary building site, there will be limited on-site parking for the 2019 Graduation Program on Saturday, June 8th.   Here are options available to our family and community members wishing to attend Graduation.   Ø  Shuttles – The Cascade...
The Cascade School Distritc will have two board positions up for election in the 2019 election year; Director District #2 (City of Leavenworth, Titus/Ski Hill Rd) and Director District #4 (Peshastin/North Rd) If you are interested, you must be a citizen of the United States, 18 yrs of age, a...
The March 3 Bluebird Peshastin facility fire was reported at 7:05 p.m. and since then been under investigation. The fire destroyed 36,000 square foot structure and the estimated dollar loss is $8 million in structure damage and $9 million for fruit, After investigating, the area of origin was...
Water from the Peshastin wells has been tested and found free of contaminants. We have been treating with a little extra chlorine as a precautionary measure, and will be continuing our regular testing schedule, but as of this time the water has been certified as safe for all normal uses. The WA...

Contributed by Steve Keene
As a precautionary measure, the Peshastin Water District has issued a boil water recommendation until further notice. Please boil all water used for cooking and consumption for 3-4 minutes. Over a million gallons of water have been pulled from our system to fight the fire, creating an extra draw...
Drug overdoses are now the leading cause of death for Americans under 50.  Families across the country are dealing with the health, emotional, and economic effects of the opioid epidemic.  We hope you will join educators, students and community leaders/members in a unique opportunity for a...

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