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BREWSTER – Since the failure of its $72 million building bond in last November’s general election, the Three Rivers Hospital (TRH) Board of Commissioners has been engaged – starting …

WENATCHEE — With one month remaining before the end of seasonal road closures, Chelan County officials remind residents and visitors to continue avoiding certain areas. The closures, affecting …

WENATCHEE - The Cascadia Conservation District announces its upcoming Regular Board Meeting, set to take place on Friday, March 15, at 1:30 p.m. This session will adopt a hybrid format, allowing …

MARYSVILLE — The Washington State Patrol (WSP) and the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office are in mourning following the tragic death of Trooper Christopher M. Gadd, who was killed in the …

Drug task force sees success in fight on drugs

The Columbia River Drug Task Force had a successful year in 2023 in the fight against the drug epidemic. The mission of the CRDTF is to combat illegal drug activity, current law enforcement …

WENATCHEE — Chelan County officials have announced a delay in mailing 2024 property tax statements. According to the Chelan County Treasurer's Office, residents can anticipate receiving their …

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 …

Farm-to-School meet-up planned in East Wenatchee

EAST WENATCHEE — A meet-up designed to foster connections between local farmers and school food service directors will take place on Monday, March 11, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the Eastmont …

CHELAN - The Chelan County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in finding 37-year-old Adriana Nunez-Gutierrez, who has been missing since early Feb. 16. Nunez-Gutierrez was last seen at her residence in Chelan on February 15 and has not made contact since approximately 2:00 a.m. the following day.

Chelan PUD billing statements delayed due to cybersecurity event

WENATCHEE – Chelan Public Utility District announced that billing statements might arrive late this month following a cybersecurity event affecting its billing statement vendor. The …

New Okanogan Quilt of Valor group seeks members

OKANOGAN – A new Quilts of Valor group has formed in Okanogan and the members are working toward two goals: attracting more members and finding veterans to be quilt recipients. Group …

Bridgeport Council member earns prestigious Municipal Leadership Certificate

OLYMPIA – Bridgeport city council member Matthew Schuh recently earned an Advanced Certificate of Municipal Leadership from the Association of Washington Cities (AWC). AWC’s …

WENATCHEE — Chelan County Auditor Skip Moore announced that ballots for the March 12 presidential primary have been dispatched. Voters must ensure their ballots are postmarked or placed in an …

Bridgeport schedules town hall to address law enforcement funding

BRIDGEPORT – A town hall meeting has been approved for 7 p.m., Thursday, March 14, in the Bridgeport Elementary gym to gather public input about future law enforcement services for the city. …

Brewster students recognized for high standards

BREWSTER – A bunch of Bears have been singled out as exemplary students for their adherence to the highest standards of conduct during the school year.  “Our motto for the …

Pateros City Council grants third amendment for downtown construction project

PATEROS – The Rock Garden Holdings construction project involving eight lots in downtown Pateros received a third amendment to its agreement for development by the city council on Feb. 20. …

Community celebrates Austyn Robinson's crowning as Chelan County Rodeo Queen

CHELAN COUNTY – Chelan County Fair and Rodeo Queen Austyn Robinson was officially crowned on Saturday, Feb. 10. The Chelan County Fair and Rodeo Queen Fundraiser and Coronation …

Brewster FFA plans full FFA Week

BREWSTER – Ag instructors Todd Dezellem and Natasha Hemmings have a roster full of projects, competitions, and field work to keep Bears Ag/FFA students engaged and learning. From welding and …

Pateros eyes grant boost for Commercial Avenue revamp

PATEROS – The city received notice to resubmit its Commercial Avenue project to the state Transportation Improvement Board (TIB) for additional funding that has become available for TIB’s …

Brewster, Bridgeport school levies too close to call

BREWSTER – The second count of election results from the Okanogan and Douglas County auditors’ offices for Friday, Feb. 16, show all but two of the school levies on the ballots passing …

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