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Pateros Community Resource Center hosts grant writing summit

PATEROS -- The Pateros Brewster Community Resource Center (PBCRC) will host the second of a three-part Grant Writing Road Trip Summit from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., April 23, in its conference at 106 Pateros …

WENATCHEE - Chelan County Public Utility District (PUD) is in the final stages of replacing traditional electric meters with advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) throughout the county. As of …

Summit tackles shortage of affordable workforce housing

OMAK – Adequate, accessible, and affordable workforce housing is a problem plaguing communities in Okanogan County and communities across the country. Businesses starving for employees, schools …

NCW Libraries celebrates National Library Week April 7-13

WENATCHEE - North Central Washington (NCW) Libraries is inviting everyone in its five-county service area to participate in National Library Week celebrations from April 7-13. The library system, …

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 …

Golden eggs and prize bikes: Hundreds flock to Brewster Park for annual Easter egg hunt

BREWSTER - It only took minutes for the hundreds of egg pickers gathered at the Brewster park last Saturday morning, March 30, to find all the colored eggs hidden in the grass. Those who found the …

Pateros volunteer firefighters bring Easter joy to Lakeshore Park

PATEROS - The Pateros volunteer firefighters hosted the Easter festivities at Lakeshore Park and the multi-use pavilion on Saturday morning, March 30. A table set up on the pavilion stage was loaded …

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 …

Chelan and Douglas counties are set to switch to a new emergency alert system called Everbridge on April 1. The new system, which is already in use by neighboring counties such as Grant, Okanogan, …

WENATCHEE  - The Flywheel Angel Network has announced the six finalists set to compete at the highly anticipated Flywheel Investment Conference from April 17-19, 2024, in Wenatchee, Washington. …

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 …

WENATCHEE - The Washington State Patrol (WSP) District 6 has announced a partnership with allied agencies in Chelan, Kittitas, Grant, and Okanogan counties to conduct High Visibility Enforcement …

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) …

Initial tour of Swamp Creek drainage proposal shows promise

BREWSTER – Director of Public Works Lee Webster addressed the city council's regular monthly meeting on Thursday, March 21, regarding the latest developments with the city’s campaign to …

Award-winning Shea-Kim Duo to perform in Omak

OMAK—The Shea-Kim Duo, comprised of violinist Brendan Shea and pianist Yerin Kim, will perform at the Omak Performing Arts Center on Friday, March 29, at 7 p.m. The husband-and-wife …

Pateros City Council approves community events, reviews infrastructure projects

PATEROS – The city council approved a facilities use request from the Pateros/Methow volunteer fire organization to close off Lakeshore Drive from 9 a.m. to noon on March 30 for kids’ …

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 …

Studded tires must come off by March 31 deadline

OLYMPIA – Springtime in the Pacific Northwest often signals blooming flowers and warmer days ahead. It also means Washington’s deadline to remove studded tires is fast approaching. …

Wenatchee Mended Hearts meeting

EAST WENATCHEE - Greater Wenatchee Mended Hearts is hosting a chapter meeting on Monday, April 1, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Aging & Adult Care of Central Washington Meeting Room, 270 …

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