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Doug Morger, left, Eagle Home Mortgage loan officer from Wenatchee, and Anna Marie Dalbey, left, managing broker of the Coldwell Banker/Lake Chelan Properties real estate office in Brewster, hold a Certificate of Achievement awarded to each person who successfully completed the Homebuyer’s Education Seminar in Brewster, June 23.
BREWSTER – Just over half a dozen prospective homeowners looking for a financing vehicle to help with the purchase of a residence discovered an important tool at a Homebuyer’s Education Seminar held in Brewster last June 23. Anna Marie Dalbey, managing broker of the Coldwell Banker/Lake Chelan...
PATEROS - Watercross racing action resumes in the Pacific Northwest July 21-22 during the annual Apple Pie Jamboree. The city festival is anchored by watercross racing on the Columbia River, but it also includes a bass fishing tournament, 3-on-3 basketball, the Color Run, a parade, motorcycle run,...

American Legion Area Three Commander Denny Pittman lays a wreath at the base of the flag pole in Brewster’s Locust Grove Cemetery last Memorial Day.
RIDGEPORT – After 68 years in existence, Bridgeport Post 218 of the American Legion has announced that the chapter will close its doors this year. The pending closure was confirmed by Adjutant Sherilyn Jacobson of College Place, Wash, who is the registered agent of record for the non-profit...

Kevin Morris
EAST WENATCHEE – Douglas County Undersheriff Kevin Morris assumed the post of acting Douglas County Sheriff effective July 1 to fill the vacancy of Sheriff Harvey Gjesdal who retired on June 30. A media release from Douglas County Records and Risk Manager, Jordyn Giulio said the Douglas County...

Kurt Danison
BRIDGEPORT – Members of the Bridgeport City Council set a hearing date for their six-year Transportation Improvement Program, approved a Foster Creek Sidewalk Project change order, discussed the Marina RV Park and the city swimming pool and still had time to hear from three guest speakers, at their...

Three Rivers Hospital CEO Scott Graham will be dividing his services between TRH and North Valley Hospital in Tonasket.
BREWSTER – The trend of hospitals around the nation toward consolidation of systems and practices to reduce financial pressures while maintaining quality health care has come to Three Rivers Hospital (TRH) whose Board of Commissioners has elected to share the services of THR CEO Scott Graham with...
OLYMPIA - The Washington State Department of Health will launch a statewide campaign this summer to warn about the dangers of opioid prescriptions.   Since 2000, over 10,000 people in Washington have died from an opioid overdose and there have been more than 17,697 opioid overdose hospitalizations...
ENATCHEE - The Community Foundation of NCW is now accepting applications for its Regional Impact Grant (RIG) open to 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations and government agencies in Chelan, Douglas, and Okanogan Counties (excludes organizations in the Methow Valley and all public schools, as those...
OMAK- A long-awaited update on how shorelines will be regulated in Okanogan County has been approved by the Department of Ecology. Shorelines in the state’s largest county provide prime habitat for a multitude of species and support many land uses. Okanogan County’s Shoreline Master Programhttps://...
Portland, Oregon – Last week, the Ninth Circuit ruled in favor of logic and common sense: massive wildfires on public lands are emergencies that often threaten lives, property, and natural resources.  The Court’s ruling backed a decision by the Forest Service to build a community protection line –...

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