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[7/23/21] Help Needed At Lake Chelan Food Bank

Posted in Uncategorized

Help needed at the Lake Chelan Food Bank.  Director Richard Springer called KOZI with the request: These two teams, Springer says, will be going out to pick up food: And if you have a trailer or a pickup, that’s a good idea as well.  If you can help out the food bank, you can call […]

[7/23/21] Airport Water In Jeopardy

Posted in Local Government & Meetings

Getting water to the Chelan Airport may not be the sure thing it was a few weeks ago.  Chelan Mayor Bob Goedde says an amendment to the city’s comprehensive water plan deals with the project to extend fire flow, or water, to the airport.  But what seemed like enough money a couple of months ago, […]

[7/23/21] Don’t Put Glass In Recycle Bins!

Posted in Environment

We got an email from Julie McCoy with the 911 Glass Rescue project yesterday; it seems that some of you are now putting glass bottles in your blue recycling bins, expecting them to go to the new glass pulverizer.  Don’t do that – it doesn’t work that way.  And it actually does a lot of […]

[7/23/21] Unemployment Down In May

Posted in Business & Economy

The number of people working in Chelan and Douglas Counties went up in May, as employment returns to more normal levels.  Nonfarm employment in the Wenatchee Metropolitan Statistical Area – which means Chelan and Douglas Counties – increased by 11 percent between May of 2020 and May 2021.  The unemployment rate decreased from its COVID-influenced […]

[7/23/21] Lavender and Art Festival This Weekend

Posted in Education, Recreation

The Lake Chelan Lavender and Art Festival runs through Sunday.  It’s at Siren Song Farms, just before you get to the Knapps Hill Tunnel on 97A.  Produced by the Lake Chelan Lavender and Art Festival Foundation and the Lake Chelan Arts Council, whose president, Dan Crandall, explains some of what will be there: And Crandall […]

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