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Courtesy WIAA/Northwest Sports Photograpny ● 2020 WIAA Athlete of the Week ● 2020 2B State Basketball Tournament MVP ● 2020 2B Basketball Player of the Year ● 2020 SportsBook Live Top 50 ● Numerous multi-sport All League honors

12th District Representatives Michael Steele, left, and Keith Goehner held a virtual town hall meeting last week. Gary Bégin/NCW Media
OLYMPIA – State District 12 representatives Michael Steele (R-Chelan) and Keith Goehner (R-Dryden) held a virtual joint town hall meeting Tuesday, March 23. The two were asked questions from both pre-submitted (online) and phone-in community members during the one hour plus session, hosted by a...
OLYMPIA -- The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) reported a total of 336,547 confirmed cases as of 11:59 p.m., March 24. There have been 5,213 COVID-19 deaths in Washington. For the most recent tally of cases by county, demographics, and more, visit the Department of Health’s...
WENATCHEE - A new statewide program, Wildfire Ready Neighbors, will kick off  April 5, 10:30 a.m., at 174 Boodry St., Wenatchee. This initiative will bring together entire communities to take action on homes and properties in high risk counties, Chelan, Okanogan, and Spokane, before wildfire...

Courtesy Coldwell Banker Cascade Real Estate
CHELAN/WENATCHEE – Coldwell Banker Cascade Real Estate has announced 2020 sales awards for its top-performing real estate brokers.  The firm is the leading residential real estate firm in North Central Washington by sales volume and also achieved the highest average sales price amongst all real...
OMAK – The internet portal for Working Washington Grant 4 opened on March 29 and can be accessed through commercegrants.com. The application closing date is 5 p.m., April 9. The website provides details about program eligibility, documents required and includes an FAQ sheet that will continue to...

Bridgeport Director of Public Works Stuart Dezellem Mike Maltais/QCH
BRIDGEPORT – Periodic flooding on 17th Street in the city’s downtown may soon be a thing of the past if city Public Works Superintendent Stuart Dezellem has anything to say about it. Dezellem advised city council members at their regular monthly meeting March 17 that he wants to reinstall open...

Courtesy Chelan County Coroner This is now an active Native American excavation site, and law enforcement will periodically drive through the area. The public are strongly advised to stay out of the area.
CHELAN - On Friday, March 19, at around 3 p.m. on the vacation rental property of The Lookout in Chelan, excavation work was being done, and the individual operating the excavator unearthed a human skull.  As he briefly looked around, he also found an upper arm (humerus), shin bone (tibia), lower...
EAST WENTCHEE – Chelan-Douglas Health District (CDHD) is reporting an increase in COVID- 19 transmission in youth and young adults. CDHD is reaching out to work closely with organizations that support youth and to businesses. With a little over 30% of our community vaccinated, we are at a...

Workmen are giving the McDonalds in Brewster a partial makeover. While the restaurant is still open, the drive-through lane is temporarily closed and the building’s roofline is getting a new look. Mike Maltais/QCH

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