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Community Wildfire Protection Plan comes to Pateros

PATEROS –The county’s 2024 Community Fire Protection Plan (CWPP) held the final of its five meetings at the Pateros Fire Department on Tuesday, April 9, to explain the elements of the …

WENATCHEE – The WM team at the Greater Wenatchee Regional Landfill has again been recognized by the Wildlife Habitat Council for voluntarily managing land to support wildlife habitat and …

WENATCHEE - Chelan County has hired Christina Pedersen as the new fire marshal, bringing with her over three decades of experience in the fire service. Pedersen, who is set to begin her new role on …

WENATCHEE – Senator Cantwell, Representative Schrier, leaders of Yakama & Colville Tribes, NOAA, U.S. and Washington State Departments of Fish and Wildlife, and Chelan and Douglas County …

Salmon in the Classroom introduces students to fish life cycles

NESPELEM – Elementary classrooms in Pateros, Brewster, Bridgeport, and Pateros are among eight area schools where not only students but salmon thrive as well. It is all part of the …

Pateros approves TIB grant for Commercial Avenue project

PATEROS – The city council held a special meeting on Monday, March 25, to approve a significant grant from the state Transportation Improvement Board (TIB) to fund improvements to Commercial …

Bridgeport council continues discussion on law enforcement contract

BRIDGEPORT – Citizen response from the March 25 public meeting held to discuss the steep cost increase for a 2024 law enforcement contract with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) …

Grizzly Bears one step closer to returning to North Cascades

SEDRO-WOOLLEY - Federal agencies have taken a major step towards reintroducing grizzly bears to the North Cascades ecosystem in Washington state, where the bears have been functionally extinct for …

OLYMPIA — Thanks to a new law signed by the governor on Monday, High school students in Washington will soon have expanded opportunities to earn college credits through the popular Running …

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 …

Investigation continues for missing Chelan woman

CHELAN—The Chelan County Sheriff’s Office continues its search for 37-year-old Adriana Nunez-Gutierrez, who disappeared more than two weeks ago. Last seen at her residence on the evening …

Public input sought on North Central Regional Workforce Plan

WENATCHEE — The SkillSource Regional Workforce Board is calling for public input on the forthcoming four-year Regional Workforce Plan for North Central Washington. Scheduled for the 2024-2028 …

New leads emerge in search for missing Pasco woman

EHPRATA - The search for Irene Fleming, a 31-year-old woman from Pasco who has been missing since Sunday, Feb. 25, has garnered new leads, according to the Grant County Sheriff’s Office. …

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 …

Bridgeport Council member earns prestigious Municipal Leadership Certificate

OLYMPIA – Bridgeport city council member Matthew Schuh recently earned an Advanced Certificate of Municipal Leadership from the Association of Washington Cities (AWC). AWC’s …

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