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Local ag co-op nurtures tree fruit industry from bud to box

Since the 1930s, Northwest Wholesale, Inc., a locally owned agricultural cooperative, has been an impactful part of the tree fruit industry in North Central Washington. Cooperatives of all kinds …

Brewster Bait & Tackle evolves with sportfishing crowd

The key to business success is often finding a niche idea, nurturing it, and following each progressive development as it leads to the opportunities that customers and markets demand. Such has …

Chelan County Rodeo Queen coronation and fundraiser set for Feb. 10

CASHMERE – The Chelan County Fair and Rodeo will host a Rodeo Queen Fundraiser and Coronation Kickoff Party on Saturday, Feb. 10, at the Mission Creek Community Club Building at 4724 Mission …

Lucky Dog Grooming Spa unleashes fur-tastic services in Brewster

BREWSTER - Every dog may – or may not – have its day. But every lucky dog has its special day when it schedules an appointment at the new Lucky Dog Grooming Spa now open for business …

Breast Cancer Resources

LOCAL SUPPORT * Cancer Care of NCW, Inc. Our House, Wenatchee: 509-663-6964 or Email: cancare@nwi.net  * Wellness Place, Wenatchee, 509-888-9933. Support groups, and other resources. …

Breast Cancer Glossary

Educate yourself on these terms when your doctor talks to you about breast cancer Adjuvant therapy: Treatment such as chemotherapy, hormonal therapy, or radiation used following surgery to cure, …

Hockey forward Jamison Sluys commits to Western Michigan University

OMAHA --  The Omaha Lancers of the United States Hockey League (USHL) are proud to announce that forward, Jamison Sluys has committed to play Division One College Hockey at Western Michigan …

ST. LOUIS – Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE: SF) today announced that Kristen Taylor, Senior Vice President/Investments with the firm’s Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated …

Harvest bounces back from 2021 in Okanogan wheat belt

MANSFIELD – The 2022 wheat harvest was double that of a drought-plagued 2021 making it about average with other good years but what lies ahead for 2023 could be affected by the early snow that …

NCW - Applications are now being accepted for the Upper Valley Scholarship supported by P.E.O. Chapter JF, Leavenworth.   The purpose of the scholarship is to assist women in need of …

Pateros Resource Center awarded $50,000 Group Health Foundation grant

PATEROS – A $50,000 grant from the Group Health Foundation was a welcome way for the Pateros-Brewster Community Resource Center to start 2023 as members of the PBCRC Board of Directors met last …

County agencies respond to Second Harvest food delivery suspension

BREWSTER – As the need for food assistance increases and the resources to fill those needs decline in the face of low crop yields, supply chain shortages, and rising prices, the last thing …

Flywheel Investment Conference opens 2023 competition

WENATCHEE – The annual Flywheel Investment Conference presented by Moss Adams, Ogden Murphy Wallace, Confluence Health, and Microsoft has opened applications for the 2023 investment …

Malott Improvement Club building collapses from heavy snow

MALOTT – Last month’s snowstorm labelled by the weather service as a “once-in-a-generation”  event was more like once in a century for one landmark structure in the …

Editor’s note: Following are meeting summaries of the Board of Commissioners of Okanogan County (BOCC) for Dec. 19-20, 2022, as provided by County Watch (countywatch.org). …

Feb. 14 Special Election ballots mailed

OKANOGAN - Ballots for the Feb. 14, Special Election are in the mail. If you have not received your ballot by Friday, Feb. 3, please contact the Auditors Office at 509-422-7240. Remember …

New coordinator tabbed for Chelan-Douglas Master Gardener program

WENATCHEE — Marco Martinez has been hired as the new coordinator of the Washington State University Master Gardener Program for Chelan and Douglas counties. Margaret Viebrock, director of …

Okanogan County Tourism Council installs Pateros kiosk

PATEROS – Locals and out-of-town visitors will notice a new information kiosk recently installed near the bus stop on Commercial Avenue. It is part of the Kiosk Project that was included in the …

Commissioners meet with planning director, Economic Alliance

OKANOGAN – Following are summaries of the Board of Commissioners of Okanogan County (BOCC) meetings as provided by County Watch (countywatch.org). …

Brewster Fire Department hosts Open House

BREWSTER – Firemen’s hats to fire engine rides, hotdogs to handouts, the Brewster Fire Department had it all for visitors who dropped by the two-hour Open House from 6-8 p.m., last …

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