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ENTIAT – Another rock slope scaling project to address an unstable slope along US 97A begins Monday, March 29. The work will require two weeks of daytime highway closures from milepost 213.63 to 213.76, about a mile south of Entiat. Strider Construction has been awarded this project with a bid of $...
On Tuesday, March 23, at 6 p.m., Reps. Mike Steele and Keith Goehner are having a virtual town hall meeting to discuss the 2021 legislative session.   This is a great way to let your voice be heard from the comfort of your own home. The remote town hall event will be conducted using...

Blake Baldwin
The Board of Chelan County Commissioners last week approved the Cascade Public Infrastructure Fund (CPIF), a grant program for public facility projects serving economic development, unanimously. Because these funds can only be spent for public facility projects, eligible applicants will be...
OLYMPIA – The Libertarian Party of Washington (state) put out a news release decrying current gun rights bills in the state capital stating, “Olympia got a little bit right on police reform, but they’re also pushing through a spate of new gun control bills that are as stupid and racist as they...
The Board of Chelan County Commissioners last week approved the Cascade Public Infrastructure Fund (CPIF), a grant program for public facility projects serving economic development, unanimously.  Because these funds can only be spent for public facility projects, eligible applicants will be...
The Washington State Constitution describes education as its “paramount duty,” and the Legislature dedicates half of its $54 billion operating budget to K-12 education. Each year, lawmakers fiercely debate educational reform topics from school funding, graduation standards, and collective...

Gov. Jay Inslee Gary Bégin/QCH
OLYMPIA - Gov. Jay Inslee on March 11 announced that Healthy Washington: Roadmap to Recovery will be transitioning from a regional approach to a county-by-county evaluation process. The governor also announced a new third phase of the Roadmap and a return for in-person spectators for professional...

Mike Maltais/QCH New Pateros city council member Frank Herbert looks over a resolution minutes before taking the oath of office and casting his first official vote supporting the measure.
PATEROS – Frank Herbert, the man appointed to fill the city council position left by the resignation of Christine Perry earlier this month, hit the ground running by casting his first official vote minutes after taking the oath of office during a special early morning council meeting on March 1...
PATEROS – City Administrator Jord Wilson delivered the city’s annual parks report at the regular monthly meeting of the city council last February and it included a long list of improvements and additions. Wilson is a Certified Arborist and holds Masters in Liberal Arts (MLA) and Masters in...
BREWSTER – The city’s expectations that a second water well dug on State Street would provide the backup it wants and the additional water it needs has turned to disappointment from excess sand that is sloughing into the otherwise clean water. That is one of the issues the city council took...

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