[7/28/20] Hospital Commissioners to discuss restarting new building project this afternoon

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Chelan hospital Commissioners will discuss restarting the new building project at their regular Board meeting today at 1:30 PM. Last Friday, they voted to shutter the Sanctuary addiction recovery unit and shrink Lake Chelan Clinic. AUDIO: 2:23

[7/27/20] City of Chelan to discuss closure of day-use parks on weekends

Posted in Health, Law Enforcement, Local Government & Meetings

Chelan Mayor Bob Goedde tells KOZI his thoughts about closing Don Morse and Lakeside Parks on weekends. AUDIO 1:49

[7/23/20] Chelan EMS Levy on Ballot

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Listen to EMS Director Ray Eickmeyer tell KOZI about the proposed replacement levy. AUDIO: 1:34

[7/21/20] Talks regarding possible closure of Sanctuary and Lake Chelan Clinic to continue

Posted in Business & Economy, Health

Listen to hospital Commissioners discuss the possible closure of the Sanctuary and Lake Chelan Clinic in an effort to cut costs to help fund the new hospital building. AUDIO: 2:31 Chelan County Public Hospital District #2 will be holding a special board meeting to evaluate current service lines on Friday, July 24th at 10:00 am […]

[7/17/20] Hospital board discusses closing Lake Chelan Clinic and Sanctuary to improve finances for new hospital construction

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During the first day of a two-day retreat, Chelan Hospital commissioners discussed how to afford the new hospital project approved by voters three years ago, including the options of closing the Lake Chelan Clinic and Sanctuary addiction recovery unit.

[7/15/20] Free COVID-19 tests in Brewster today in response to acceleration of positive cases

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Learn about today’s testing opportunity, as well as the increase of positive cases of COVID-19 in Brewster and Okanogan County. AUDIO: 1:50

[7/13/20] Chelan hospital will offer free counseling services for many residents

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Listen to Lake Chelan Hospital psychologist John Arnold tell KOZI about a new partnership between hospital and the Lake Chelan Chamber of Commerce designed to help people deal with the stresses of COVID-19. AUDIO 2:09

[7/13/20] Mike Steele talking with Olympia regarding live music restrictions

Posted in Business & Economy, Health, Recreation

Last week, Governor Inslee announced additional clarifications for restaurants and taverns during the state’s safe start recovery plan. Under that guidance, bar-style seating and live music are prohibited until a county reaches phase four. The announcement caused confusion for owners of area businesses that offer outdoor entertainment, and Lake Chelan Chamber director and state representative […]

[7/10/20] Local leaders reflect on the holiday weekend

Posted in Fire and EMS, Health, Law Enforcement

EMS Director Ray Eickmeyer, Chelan County Sheriff Sergeant Chris Foreman, and Mayor Bob Goedde tell KOZI about last week’s busy weekend and discuss plans for future holiday management. AUDIO: 2:02

[7/7/20] Chelan’s school district prepping for unconventional start to school

Posted in Education, Health

Listen to Lake Chelan Schools Superintendent Barry DePaoli tell KOZI about challenges associated with starting the school year during a pandemic. AUDIO 1:58