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Man rescued from Wenatchee River after attempting to avoid law enforcement

LEAVENWORTH – A 60-year-old man was rescued from a small island in the Wenatchee River after attempting to flee law enforcement. At approximately 8:30 a.m. on May 22, Chelan County …

Motorcyclist killed, passenger airlifted after head-on collision near Chelan

CHELAN - A motorcyclist is dead, and his passenger was severely injured after a head-on collision Thursday afternoon on SR 97A south of Chelan. According to Washington State Police, motorcyclist …

Golf tournament, car show fundraiser will benefit Quilts of Valor

OKANOGAN – If you like golf, classic cars, or just a good time for a good cause, circle Saturday, June 8, on the calendar. OK Quilts of Valor #95848, the folks who fashion handmade quilts for …

Pateros awarded Ecology grant for stormwater plan

PATEROS – The City does not have a stormwater plan, but that may soon change thanks to a $103,199 grant from the state Department of Ecology (DOE) to pay for drafting one. City …

WATERVILLE - The Douglas County Fairgrounds is set to host a new event on June 1 and 2 called the Junk Rodeo -- Western Market. Despite its name, the event is not an actual rodeo but rather a unique …

Chelan High School junior David Kelly wins Apple Award

CHELAN – Chelan High School Junior David Kelly won the Numerica Performing Arts Center Apple Award for Best Supporting Performer in a Play for his role as Scarecrow in "The Wonderful Wizard of …

MANSON - Teri Fink, a local author who spent most of her life in Wenatchee, released her third novel, The Restless Lake, on May 6. The novel, set in the Stehekin has already garnered early honors, …

Culpepper & Merriweather Circus shows are confirmed for June 9 in Brewster

BREWSTER –The event application for the Culpepper & Merriweather Circus approved by the Brewster city council at its regular monthly meeting on Thursday, May 16, cleared the final hurdle …

CASHMERE — The Cashmere City Council discussed potential new taxes to increase city revenues at their May 13 meeting. Mayor Jim Fletcher initiated the discussion, explaining to the Council that …

Cashmere High School student Gabby Winchester wins Apple Award

CASHMERE – Cashmere High School student Gabby Winchester won the Numerica Performing Arts Center Apple Award for Best Supporting Performer in a Play for her role as Aunt Julia in “Sabrina …

Museum seeks help to preserve historic cabins, artifacts

CASHMERE – The Cashmere Museum and Pioneer Village is raising funds to reroof three of the buildings in the Pioneer Village. Museum member and volunteer Colleen Malmassari started the …

LEAVENWORTH - The Leavenworth Lions Club held its 2nd annual food drive on May 17, collaborating with Dan's Food Market to collect donations for the Community Cupboard, a local organization that …

Pateros tennis court renovation project back in the game for state funding

PATEROS – Earlier in mid-March, the city submitted a $565.000 application to the state Recreation and Conservation Office (RCO) Community Outdoor Athletic Facilities (COAF) Fund to completely …

CHELAN—The Nature's Window Museum in Chelan will unveil a new exhibit on May 31 featuring the dramatic landscape paintings of award-winning artist Don Nutt. The exhibit runs through June 30 and …

Bridgeport opens Berryman Park Renovation bids this week

BRIDGEPORT—Bids for the Berryman Park Renovation Project will be opened on Tuesday, May 21. Superintendent of Public Works Stuart Dezellem told the Bridgeport Revitalization earlier this month …

WSP plans DUI high visibility enforcement patrols at Lake Chelan

CHELAN - The Washington State Patrol (WSP) District 6 has announced its partnership with allied agencies to conduct a High Visibility Enforcement (HiVE) patrol at Lake Chelan from May 24 to May 26. …

CHELAN - Heritage Heights of Lake Chelan, a non-profit residential facility providing assisted living and respite services for the past 28 years in the Lake Chelan Valley, held their …

Brewster dances with the horses at second annual Dia de las Madres

BREWSTER – For the second consecutive year, Dia De las Madres (Day of the Mothers) took over the town on Saturday, May 11, as music, dancing, food, and fun attracted a large crowd of revelers …

Design discussions restart on hatchery’s salmon life cycle trail

LEAVENWORTH – With new momentum from recent grant funding, Cascade Fisheries, along with local and regional partners, is revisiting its decade-old designs for a Salmon Lifecycle Landscape …

Leavenworth approves dust control, sets rates for bear-resistant garbage totes

LEAVENWORTH – City Council addressed parking area dust problems, updated its garbage rate and fee schedule to include bear-resistant totes rates and more at its bi-monthly meeting on May 14. …

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