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Wenatchee – Over the past 18 years, more than $11 million dollars has been allocated to projects on the National Forest in Okanogan, Chelan, Kittitas, and Yakima Counties through the Secure Rural School program. From Feb. 6 through April 17, volunteer organizations, interest groups, local...
Leavenworth – The Icicle Fund is now accepting applications for Initiative and Strategic Project grants. The deadline for both programs is March 4. The Fund awards grants to non-profit organizations who develop North Central Washington as a region where nature, the arts, and the area’s natural and...
East Wenatchee – The opioid epidemic continues to be a significant problem locally and nationally. Almost every family is affected. One duty of Public Health is to track and report on epidemics. That is why the Health Officer for Chelan and Douglas Counties, Francis J.V. Collins, MD, DDS, recently...

Rep. Newhouse with State of the Union guest Yakima County Commissioner and Yakima Basin Integrated Plan Implementation Committee member Ron Anderson.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) released the following statement in response to President Trump’s second State of the Union address: “In his second State of the Union, President Trump made a call for greatness, laying out a vision for our country that we can accomplish if we come...
WASHINGTON - Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are excited to return to Washington. They plan to film episodes of the hit series American Pickers throughout your area in April 2019. American Pickers is a documentary series that explores the fascinating world of antique “picking” on History....
BREWSTER – Okanogan County residents are eligible for no-cost help preparing their federal tax returns through a program called Tax-Aide offered by the Association for the Advancement of Retired People (AARP) Foundation. Brewster attorney Lainie Hammond told a meeting of the Brewster Chamber of...

In her report to the regular monthly meeting of the Brewster Chamber of Commerce last week, Brewster Police Chief Nattalie Cariker cautioned citizens to be thoughtful about what they post on social media. QCH File Photo
BREWSTER – There was a time when burglars had to put in a little surveillance time casing a residence before pulling a job. Things like watching for newspapers piled up in front of the door, or mail spilling out of an overloaded mailbox were part of scouting residences for one where nobody was home...

When the mercury dips to a point where home and business water lines can freeze like it has been lately, residents and business owners are reminded to allow their water to run enough to avoid line and meter freezing.
  BREWSTER – When the mercury dips to a point where home and business water lines can freeze like it has been lately, residents and business owners are reminded to allow their water to run enough to avoid line and meter freezing. That was the message Public Works Director Lee Webster brought to the...

A strong and steady north wind pushed the wind chill factor well below zero last Monday and made driving conditions dangerous on some rural roads, as drifting snow quickly closed access and had county snowplows busy keeping routes open.
East Wenatche – Aunque actualmente los Condados Chelan y Douglas no tienen ningún caso confirmado de sarampión, los funcionarios de salud pública están trabajando muy de cerca en colaboración con los distritos escolares y los proveedores de atención médica en los Condados Chelan y Douglas para...

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