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When Pateros expands its recycle capacity, the city plans to add two additional dumpsters that will take plastics and tin cans.
BREWSTER – The City of Chelan recently unveiled a plan to switch to curbside recycle pickups and close its current recycle drop-off facility located along State Route 97A on the north end of town. Chelan officials estimate that 40 percent of the city’s recycle business comes from outside the local...
BRIDGEPORT – In two separate unrelated cases, Douglas County deputies arrested suspects on various charges ranging from possession of stolen property and firearms violations to possession of a controlled substance. According to reports submitted by Douglas County Undersheriff Kevin Morris, at...
WENTCHEE - The Community Foundation of NCW is now accepting applications for a $50,000 Endowment Grant to support one nonprofit in Chelan, Douglas, or Okanogan county. An endowment fund at CFNCW provides a nonprofit agency an annual income disbursement to support its operations while the principal...

Kelsay Stanton, WVC adjunct instructor and licensed professional geologist
WENATCHEE - Wenatchee Valley Erratics Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute will meet at 7 p.m.., Tuesday, Feb. 13 at the Wenatchee Valley Museum, 127 South Mission, Wenatchee. Glaciers from Icicle Creek advanced multiple times over the past several hundred thousand years and left deposits near...
EAST WENATCHEE - Douglas County PUD Commissioners Ronald E. Skagen, Molly Simpson and Aaron J. Viebrock executed the following actions during the January 22, 2018 Commission meeting held at the District's East Wenatchee office: • Conducted a public hearing for questions regarding Local Utility...

Author and naturalist David George Gordon will speak at the Pateros Public Library on March 9.
PATEROS – Speculation about the existence of a man-like creature called Sasquatch or Bigfoot has been a topic of interest to outdoorsmen and researchers of mysterious phenomena for decades. The Pateros Public Library will be one among 10 North Central Regional Libraries that will offer the public...

The Pateros School District is asking voters to approval a replacement four-year EP&O levy this month.
PATEROS – Voters in school district 122-70J will cast their ballots next Tuesday, Feb. 13, either in support of or in opposition to a four-year Educational Programs and Operation Levy (EP&O) for Pateros schools. Linda Ehlenbach, Executive Administrative Assistant for the Pateros School...

Chris Majors is the Business Development Coordinator for Three Rivers Hospital.
PATEROS – Despite an agenda of topics worthy of attention, including the new Pateros sign still under construction and the city’s first major event of the spring, the April 1 Easter Egg Hunt, the Paterps Chamber of Commerce lacked the necessary voting quorum of members at its regular monthly...
OKANOGAN – Apprenticeship programs and how to develop and register them for both adults and youth in Okanogan County will be the topic of an information session at the Okanogan PUD on Thursday, Feb. 22, noon to 2 p.m. Sponsored by WorkSource, Okanogan County Economic Alliance and the Washington...
BRIDGEPORT – The Bridgeport school robotics teams are creating, computing, cogitating, and mechanizing their way through another season of innovations and competitions, according to instructor, Ian Hughes. Bridgeport’s five-student teams are comprised of 18 high school students and 25 middle...

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