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NCW - Join NCW Libraries in observing and commending the suffragists, visionaries and trailblazing women - past and present - who have fought for equality and are leading the way for change in …

Red Cross: Three reasons to give blood this month

One in 7 patients entering a hospital will need a blood transfusion. At the same time, only about 3% of Americans give blood. The American Red Cross needs more people to make and keep appointments to …

NCW Libraries Offers Kits For Book Clubs

Do you want to start a new book club, or need reading ideas for your existing club? NCW Libraries has recently added new titles to its collection of Book Club Kits. The library district …

BREWSTER/CHELAN - Register to participate with Special Olympics at one of two Pizza Parties that they will be having in Brewster and Chelan. Drop in anytime between 5-7 p.m. during their two …

Point in Time Count records decrease in homelessness for one-day event

The recent Point in Time Count showed the number of people experiencing homelessness on the one-day event is slightly down from last year, a result the Chelan County Housing Program coordinator is …

NAMI Chelan/ Douglas to expand

NCW- Local NAMI affiliate NAMI Chelan/Douglas is seeking to expand their service area to Okanogan and Grant counties to become NAMI North Central Washington. The expansion effort is being supported …

Brewster Chamber reviews 2023 advertising and scheduled events

BREWSTER – The Brewster Chamber of Commerce discussed its Downtown Strategic Vision, advertising plans and upcoming events at its regular monthly meeting held at the Pateros-Brewster-Bridgeport …

Apply for a Strategic Consulting Grant for nonprofits

WENATCHEE - The Community Foundation of NCW, Icicle Fund, and North Central Accountable Community of Health (NCACH) are partnering to offer 13 organizational development grants for NCW …

Newhouse introduces legislation to help veterans, VA employees by fixing EHR System

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) and House Veterans’ Affairs Committee Chairman Mike Bost (R-IL) introduced the VA Electronic Health Record Modernization Improvement Act . This …

NCW Hispanic Empowerment Fund partners with WVC Foundation to award scholarships

WENATCHEE/OMAK -  North Central Washington Hispanic Empowerment Fund has partnered with the Wenatchee Valley College Foundation to award Empowerment Fund scholarships. The fund has established …

Editor’s note: The following meeting summary of the Board of Commissioners of Okanogan County (BOCC) for the fourth week of January, is provided by County Watch (countywatch.org) Monday, …

Bridgeport notified it is now an official Good Sam Club destination

BRIDGEPORT – “We are up and running with Good Sam,” announced Mayor Janet Conklin at last month’s Bridgeport City Council meeting on Jan. 18. Good Sam Club is the …

Most popular library materials in 2022

In 2022, NCW Libraries’ print and digital materials circulated 1.2 million times. Here are the most popular titles checked out across the region: Physical Materials Fiction: Where the …

CHELAN: Special Olympics is hosting a Town Hall meeting on Monday, January 30, 5:30 p.m., at the Lake Chelan Chamber of Commerce, at 216 E. Woodin Avenue. Attendees will learn more about how they can …

Team Okanogan secures pet food donation for county dogs and cats

OMAK - On Sunday, Jan.15, Team Okanogan Animal Welfare (TOAW) group worked with Greater Good Charities in Seattle to coordinate and distribute a 10,000-pound donation of dog and cat food to local …

WSU Viticulture Extension news, seminars

Workshop: Stop the Spread: Effective Options for Managing Leafroll Join us for this interactive workshop, discussion grapevine leafroll and grapevine mealybug management. In this workshop, Dr. …

Fire Blight workshops, webinars scheduled for February, March, June, October

ONLINE - Join us for the latest fire blight information from a national research project involving Michigan, North Carolina, New York, California, Oregon and Washington  funded by the Specialty …

North Central Washington Tree Fruit Days January 17-19 in Wenatchee, January 21 in Chelan, February 7 in Omak

WENATCHEE/CHELAN/OMAK - Join us for WSU Tree Fruit Extension Programs in North Central Washington on January 17,18,19, 21, and February 7. Co-sponsored by Northwest Cherries, Pear Bureau Northwest, …

NCW - STCU has committed to a $56,000 investment in Almira School District as part of its recovery from a devastating 2021 fire. In an agreement with the school district, STCU will cover full costs …

Second Harvest halts monthly food bank deliveries

BREWSTER – Operations that have always been close to the bone for the Brewster Food Bank just got a little leaner after Second Harvest in Spokane announced last month that it is suspending its …

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