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Library outreach brings hope to incarcerated youth

WENATCHEE—For Wenatchee Public Library employees Chelsea Evans and Molly Schuringa, outreach with youth at the Chelan County Juvenile Detention Center is one of their favorite parts of their …

The Barn opens at Gamble Sands, precursor to major expansion

BREWSTER – The newest addition to the Gamble Sands golf, dining, and lodging experience 10 miles east of Brewster, The Barn, billed as the “newest dining hotspot and coolest hangout in …

Women's Service League hosts annual prom dress giveaway

WENATCHEE – This weekend, area teens, regardless of income, will have the chance to pick out the prom dress of their dreams for free, thanks to the Women's Service League of North Central …

Local ag co-op nurtures tree fruit industry from bud to box

Since the 1930s, Northwest Wholesale, Inc., a locally owned agricultural cooperative, has been an impactful part of the tree fruit industry in North Central Washington. Cooperatives of all kinds …

Brewster Bait & Tackle evolves with sportfishing crowd

The key to business success is often finding a niche idea, nurturing it, and following each progressive development as it leads to the opportunities that customers and markets demand. Such has …

Chelan County Rodeo Queen coronation and fundraiser set for Feb. 10

CASHMERE – The Chelan County Fair and Rodeo will host a Rodeo Queen Fundraiser and Coronation Kickoff Party on Saturday, Feb. 10, at the Mission Creek Community Club Building at 4724 Mission …

Lucky Dog Grooming Spa unleashes fur-tastic services in Brewster

BREWSTER - Every dog may – or may not – have its day. But every lucky dog has its special day when it schedules an appointment at the new Lucky Dog Grooming Spa now open for business …

Breast Cancer Resources

LOCAL SUPPORT * Cancer Care of NCW, Inc. Our House, Wenatchee: 509-663-6964 or Email: cancare@nwi.net  * Wellness Place, Wenatchee, 509-888-9933. Support groups, and other resources. …

Breast Cancer Glossary

Educate yourself on these terms when your doctor talks to you about breast cancer Adjuvant therapy: Treatment such as chemotherapy, hormonal therapy, or radiation used following surgery to cure, …

Hockey forward Jamison Sluys commits to Western Michigan University

OMAHA --  The Omaha Lancers of the United States Hockey League (USHL) are proud to announce that forward, Jamison Sluys has committed to play Division One College Hockey at Western Michigan …

ST. LOUIS – Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE: SF) today announced that Kristen Taylor, Senior Vice President/Investments with the firm’s Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated …

Harvest bounces back from 2021 in Okanogan wheat belt

MANSFIELD – The 2022 wheat harvest was double that of a drought-plagued 2021 making it about average with other good years but what lies ahead for 2023 could be affected by the early snow that …

NCW - Applications are now being accepted for the Upper Valley Scholarship supported by P.E.O. Chapter JF, Leavenworth.   The purpose of the scholarship is to assist women in need of …

Pateros Resource Center awarded $50,000 Group Health Foundation grant

PATEROS – A $50,000 grant from the Group Health Foundation was a welcome way for the Pateros-Brewster Community Resource Center to start 2023 as members of the PBCRC Board of Directors met last …

County agencies respond to Second Harvest food delivery suspension

BREWSTER – As the need for food assistance increases and the resources to fill those needs decline in the face of low crop yields, supply chain shortages, and rising prices, the last thing …

Flywheel Investment Conference opens 2023 competition

WENATCHEE – The annual Flywheel Investment Conference presented by Moss Adams, Ogden Murphy Wallace, Confluence Health, and Microsoft has opened applications for the 2023 investment …

Malott Improvement Club building collapses from heavy snow

MALOTT – Last month’s snowstorm labelled by the weather service as a “once-in-a-generation”  event was more like once in a century for one landmark structure in the …

Editor’s note: Following are meeting summaries of the Board of Commissioners of Okanogan County (BOCC) for Dec. 19-20, 2022, as provided by County Watch (countywatch.org). …

Feb. 14 Special Election ballots mailed

OKANOGAN - Ballots for the Feb. 14, Special Election are in the mail. If you have not received your ballot by Friday, Feb. 3, please contact the Auditors Office at 509-422-7240. Remember …

New coordinator tabbed for Chelan-Douglas Master Gardener program

WENATCHEE — Marco Martinez has been hired as the new coordinator of the Washington State University Master Gardener Program for Chelan and Douglas counties. Margaret Viebrock, director of …

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