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Gov. Jay Inslee
OLYMPIA – Washington state Governor Jay Inslee, in a joint news conference with Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal, on Monday, April 6, announced that all K-12 public schools in the state will remain closed through the end of the school year in June. In an earlier order Gov. Inslee...
  BREWSTER – In an announcement that comes as no surprise under current conditions, the Brewster Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has voted to postpone the annual 2020 Cherries Jubilee celebration scheduled for June 20-21 until 2021. Also cancelled are the Fourth of July vendors and softball...
  WENANTCHEE - The North Central Education Foundation (NCEF) is delighted to welcome two new quality NCEF Board members – Stacy Luckensmeyer and Ray Dobbs. Stacy Luckensmeyer never imagined she’d end up running a business, but life had other plans for her, and she’s successfully started and...
  WINTHROP - Adrianne Moore wants your vote for representative in the 12th District, Position 1​. Moore has named her campaign “Voice of the 12th” because, “This has to be bigger than one person or one election, it has to be about engaging working people’s voices each and every day in the...
  EAST WENATCHEE - As of Tuesday, April 14 there are 61 positive cases of COVID19 in Chelan County and 26 in Douglas County.  There are 11 positive cases in the city of Chelan, four in Chelan Falls and seven in Manson. There has been five deaths in Chelan County caused by the virus.  There are...
    OLYMPIA -- The Washington State Department of Commerce is making $30 million in funding immediately accessible to every county under a new grant. This funding will help local governments create housing necessary for quarantine, isolation, and additional sanitation to address the COVID-19...
  BREWSTER - Douglas Okanogan County Fire District #15 Commissioners have cancelled their regular scheduled meeting that was scheduled for Monday, April 13, 2020, at the Ambulance Hall at 7 p.m.
  EAST WENATCHEE - All of us involved in the COVID-19 response know that protecting our health workers and first responders is vital for each and every one of us. That is why our limited supplies of commercial Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) have been reserved for them. But some of the rest...
  OLYMPIA - Life as we know it has seemingly shut down overnight as the coronavirus pandemic changes our lives in unprecedented ways. I’d like to thank all the people taking the Stay Home, Stay Healthy directive seriously. Health experts from across the country agree that it’s critically...
  OMAK - We have very few grants available due to our low population base, but we want to submit as many applications as we can just in case other counties do not use their grant allocations for this progam.   If you are interested in the Working Washington Small Business Grant Program here is...

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