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  BREWSTER – Three Rivers Hospital is seeking a one-year excess property tax levy to help fund maintenance and operations.   The proposition, which appears on the April 28, special election ballot, asks voters to decide whether to approve a one-time total of approximately $750,000. The rate...

Zuni Henriquez hoists a box from the remaining food supplies at last Friday’s Bridgeport Food Bank distribution. /Mike Maltais/QCH
BRIDGEPORT – The newly re-opened food bank at the Wellspring of Life Church at 1300 Foster Avenue held its second official food distribution at 7 p.m. last Friday, April 10, and once again the demand outstripped the supply as more customers in need exceeded the new venture’s supply of food....

Tracy Miller is the lead teacher for Pateros Treehouse Early Education
PATEROS – The Pateros Treehouse Early Education Organization (PTEEO) will launch summer preschool classes on June 1 in the former Church of Christ building at 128 N. Independence St. Classes will be held from Monday through Friday in two daily sessions, 8 a.m.-12 p.m. and 12:30-4:30 p.m. The...
    Editor's Note: As of April 21 at 2 p.m. the number of confirmed cases remain at 14, with 13 recovered. 464 samples have been send for testing, with 414 negative results. There are 36 test results pending.   BREWSTER – While other parts of the state and nation are experiencing different...
  BRIDGEPORT – Every city utility account customer will be receiving a survey in the mail this week requesting feedback concerning a revitalization project aimed at the city’s State Route 173 business corridor.   Bridgeport has been awarded grants from both the Washington State Department...
  OLYMPIA – Members of the Washington Association of School Administrators (WASA) and the Washington State Board of Education (WSBE) met via Zoom conference on April 10 to announce and explain the components of an Emergency Credit Waiver Program that will allow eligible high school seniors to...
  PATEROS – In a special Zoom meeting held on Monday, April 13, members of the Pateros school board voted to approve a Modified Educational Program Proposal that calls for staff reductions in compliance with a financial emergency resolution The proposal will have the school maintain nine para-...
  OLYMPIA - Republicans in the state Senate and House of Representatives today shared the first plan for safely restarting Washington’s economy while state government’s response to the COVID-19 emergency continues. “Employers across our state are looking to government for a strategy that...

Three Rivers Hospital main entrance doors are posted with notices in English and Spanish advising the public of new visitation restrictions. / Courtesy Three Rivers Hospital
BREWSTER – Voters served by the Public Hospital District No. 1 in Okanogan and Douglas counties should have received ballots by now to vote for a one-year special levy that, if approved on April 28, will provide funds to support the continued operation of Three Rivers Hospital (TRH) through 2021....
As of 8 a.m. today, April 15, Chelan Douglas Health District is reporting 90 cases of COVID19 in Chelan and Douglas Counties, 61 in Chelan county and 29 in Douglas county. Chelan County has 5 deaths and Douglas County has 1. Okanogan county has 14 cases, with 13 recovered.

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