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After more than two years of providing zero-fare service—first through a suspension of fares in March 2020 due to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, followed by a one-year “zero-fare pilot program” beginning in July 2021—Link Transit is now—and once again—officially zero-fare. Link’s Board of...
OLYMPIA, Wash. – Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler has extended two emergency orders. His order requiring health insurers to waive copays and deductibles for any consumer requiring testing for the coronavirus (COVID-19) and his order protecting consumers from receiving surprise bills for lab...
Road Maintenance   Chip sealing in Leavenworth District this week: County Road crews on Monday will finish up on Cedar Brae Road near Lake Wenatchee and then move to Karl Road. Also on the list for chip sealing are portions of Beaver Valley (milepost 12 to 14) and Eagle Creek (milepost 0 to 3.3)...
The long hot days of summer are right around the corner, and with warmer days, the chance of wildfires and emergency evacuations begin to increase. Are you wildfire evacuation ready? Wildfire evacuation ready means that you and your family are prepared by creating and maintaining a defensible space...
WENATCHEE -- The Board of Chelan County Commissioners seeks input from the public for how it proposes investing $14.8 million in American Rescue Plan Act funding in county government and the community.   To review the county’s plans for the federal dollars, go to the county’s ARPA webpage at...
WENATCHEE -- Chelan County seeks applications for funding from the Cascade Public Infrastructure Fund. The application period is open June 6 through July 15.    Applications will be accepted for public facilities projects, including permanently affordable housing, applied for by local...
The NCW Tech Alliance and the Apple STEM Network launched the NCW Virtual STEM Showcase on Monday, April 11 which runs through Friday, May 6. The Virtual STEM Showcase is a unique opportunity for students to highlight the ways they are using science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) in...
Chelan and Douglas county commissioners reached a consensus on the five people who will serve as the at-large members of the newly revamped Chelan-Douglas Board of Health. County commissioners are tasked with appointing at-large members to the Chelan-Douglas Health District’s Board of  Health. The...
Link Transit is seeking student applicants for its Transit Ambassador Program. Transit Ambassadors develop job skills and scholarship references through the successful completion of 30 volunteer hours assisting in Link Transit’s marketing and outreach efforts. Now in its 15th year, the Transit...
WENATCHEE - The Washington State Apple Blossom Festival (WSABF) is doing a Fundraiser to offset cost for the “virtual’ Royalty Selection Pageant. Since there will be no audience the Festival thought it would be a great support for the candidates to have “Fan Cutouts” in the audience. Cost is $50...

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