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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 …

Scammers targeting Chelan PUD customers with aggressive tactics

WENATCHEE - Chelan PUD is warning customers about an aggressive wave of scammers attempting to extort payments through intimidation and deception this week. Over a dozen customers have reported …

Heavy snow expected over mountain passes this weekend

SPOKANE - A pattern change will bring much colder temperatures and lowering snow levels to the Inland Northwest starting Friday night. This will result in heavy snow and difficult travel conditions …

OLYMPIA - Governor Jay Inslee signed House Bill 2375 into law on Friday, expanding a property tax exemption to senior citizens and disabled individuals living in detached accessory dwelling units …

Washington State sees job growth slow, unemployment rise in February

OLYMPIA - Washington's economy added 2,600 jobs in February, but the unemployment rate ticked up to 4.7%, marking the highest level since 2021 and the fifth straight month of rising joblessness. The …

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 …

OLYMPIA - The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) announced it is accepting applications for $2 million in grants to strengthen local food supply chains and market access across the …

Keeping preschoolers safe from fire dangers

OLYMPIA—Young children, with their curiosity and limited understanding of risks, face particular dangers from fires and burns in the home. Local fire officials are urging parents and caregivers …

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 …

LEAVENWORTH— Natural resource specialists with the U.S. Forest Service and Chelan County Natural Resources are partnering with the North Central Washington Forest Health Collaborative (NCWFHC) …

Bridgeport citizens weigh in on law enforcement cost

BRIDGEPORT – More than 75 Bridgeport residents turned out for a public meeting last Thursday, March 14, held to encourage public input concerning a steep cost increase for law enforcement …

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