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Photo By Mike Maltais
  Team roping was just one of many activities that filled the July 4 holiday weekend. Malott resident, Mike Jones, right, catches or “heads” a Corriente steer in his home arena as heeler, Ron Stevens, from Omak, closes in to try and catch both hind feet to complete the round and qualify for a score...
CHELAN - On Saturday, July 1 around 7:30 p.m, the Chelan County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) received a report of an overdue aircraft which had left the Chelan Airport at approximately 6:30 a.m. The aircraft, which had two occupants on board, was thought to be heading toward Douglas County or Okanogan...

Photo By Mike Maltais Pateros light poles, like this one in Peninsula Park, will be fitted with a longer lasting, energy efficient LED fixture.
PATEROS – The special city council meeting held at city hall last Thursday, June 29, was short and to-the-point: approve a contract for an upgrade of city street lights and its attendant interlocal agreement with the Okanogan PUD that will perform the conversion. The program, Relight Washington,...

Photo By Mike Maltais Brewster public works director, Lee Webster points to some interior damage found during a recent inspection of the city’s old water tank.
BREWSTER – In a second - and special - session this month, the city council approved several resolutions including the six-year street plan, purchase of a mini excavator, and surplus of a Brewster police car and received an update from Public Works director, Lee Webster on the status of the city’s...

Photo By Mike Maltais
      Work is underway to prepare the east end of Ives Landing for additional tent pads, RV, truck and camper spaces and a 16-foot by 16-foot gazebo. DJB Construction, LLC, of Wenatchee, was awarded the bid to do the work.  

Photo By Mike Maltais
  Forms have been built and rebar is in place as the initial construction phase of the new Pateros sign begins along the east side of U.S. 97 south of Pateros.      

Photo by Mike Maltais Alvin Hymer opened the Sweet River Bakery in 2002
  PATEROS – Family and friends are mourning the loss of Pateros resident and businessman, Alvin E. Hymer, 74, who drowned in the Methow River, Saturday afternoon, June 1, while attempting to rescue his two dogs from the current. Hymer and his wife were at the river near the confluence McFarland...
  WELLS DAM/WINDSOR HILL - On July 1, 2017, at 1930 hours the Chelan County Sheriff’s Office received a report of an overdue aircraft which had left the Chelan airport at 0630 hours.  It was thought the aircraft, with two occupants on board, was heading towards north Douglas County or Okanogan...
BREWSTER - Our next general  meeting is Wednesday, July 5, at 9:00 am at the Gamble Fitness Center downtown Brewster. We will have plenty of chairs this time. We apologize for not having enough for the nice turn out last month.

Lisa Bees is five minutes from East Wenatchee going towards Orondo on SR2.
DOUGLAS COUNTY -- In an exclusive interview with NCW Media, Lisa Bee’s Bistro, Bakery and Produce Market owner Lisa Stanton said her social media accounts have been overwhelmed with an outpouring of community support after her namesake establishment was burglarized June 14. “We are 99 percent sure...

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