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Newest numbers. The Department of Health reported a total of 71,705 confirmed cases as of 11:59 pm on August 24. There have been 1,876 COVID-19 deaths in Washington. For the most recent tally of cases by county, demographics, and more, visit the Department of Health's dashboard and the state’s...
Tumwater -- Recent state data show adults ages 20 to 39 represent a higher percentage of coronavirus cases than any other age group in the state. This comes as vaping among teens and young adults in our state has also skyrocketed, with nearly 30 percent of high school seniors saying they use vapor...
In partnership with the Wenatchee School District’s 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) afterschool program and local salmon recovery nonprofit Cascade Fisheries, the Cascadia Conservation District (CCD) has received grant funding to provide afterschool and summer programs. The...
WENATCHEE, WA – It has just been announced that Ohme Gardens will not be opening for the 2020 season. After much deliberation the Chelan County Commission along with the Gardens Director, Jason Browning, have decided to cancel the 2020 season. Look for Ohme Gardens to reopen on April 15, 2021.  ...
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...

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