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A closer look at an abrupt lane edge that a commuter face on March 13 near Palisades.
ay, March 13, a commuter – let’s call him 37 Ephrata Man (37EM) – decided he’d try a new off-the-grid, so to speak, alternate from Leavenworth to his home in Ephrata. The standard route via U.S. 2 and State Route 28 is just over 72 miles and takes about 2.5 hours. So far so good. But there are...
BREWSTER - The Brewster Chamber of Commerce is having a logo contest for our 1st Annual Cherries Jubilee.  The winning logo will be featured on the back of our event t-shirt. The contest winner will receive a $25 VISA gift card and ride on the Chamber float in the parade on June 16. Entries are...

Dylan Gamble, far left and Jason Allen, second from left, both were named Citizen of Year at the Brewster Chamber of Commerce Awards Luncheon on March 15. To the right of Allen is Shan Miller of Sweet T’s. Sweet T’s was named Small Business of Year. Gebbers Farms was named Large Business of the Year, accepting the award was Bob Grandy (far right).
BREWSTER - The Brewster Chamber of Commerce held their Awards Luncheon on March 15 at Los Camparos Restaurant in Brewster, with  awards presented for Citizen of the Year, Large Business of the Year, and Small Business of the Year. Chamber members along with family members attended the event....
BREWSTER – Brewster police and Okanogan County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a shooting and apparent suicide on North Star Road at about 10 a.m. last Sunday, March 18. Law enforcement units were dispatched to the scene after receiving a report of a 19-year-old male with a gun. While en route to...
WENATCHEE - Please join us at the Annual Regional Economic Forum, which will convene economic development stakeholders and innovators across Chelan, Douglas, and Okanogan counties  on Wednesday, April 25, 10a.m.-2 p.m. at the Confluence Technology Center in Wenatchee. The forum will create...
OLYMPIA -- The Department of Health released the Washington State Health Assessment today, which identifies and prioritizes issues that affect the health of Washingtonians. “This report identifies pressing health issues and health disparities we’re facing as a state,” said Cathy Wasserman, state...

Bridgeport Superintendent Scott Sattler
BREWSTER – Wednesday, March 14, marked the one-month anniversary of the school shooting in Parkland, Fla, that claimed the lives of 17 victims at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. To mark the occasion, students in the Wenatchee School District will participate in a nationwide National School...

Three Rivers Hospital Business Development Coordinator Chris Majors address chamber members about techniques to promote small business on Facebook.
BREWSTER – The annual Awards Luncheon honoring the citizen and businesses of the year and the first annual Cherries Jubilee celebration were the major topics of discussion at the regular monthly meeting of the Brewster Chamber of Commerce last Wednesday, March 7. The Brewster Citizen of the Year...
BREWSTER – Brewster Police Chief Nattalie Cariker reported that on Feb. 18, Brewster Police Department  responded to a child abuse complaint where a Brewster infant was treated for severe head trauma at the local hospital and transported to a Spokane hospital. The police department was advised...
BRIDGEPORT – Douglas County Sheriff Harvey Gjesdal reported that good detective work resulted in the arrest of a Brewster man on charges of second degree rape of a child on Jan. 18, 2018. Gjesdal wrote that a Douglas County deputy was summoned to investigate the report of a child rape which had...

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