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ICICLE BROADCASTING ANNOUNCES SALE OF THREE RADIO STATIONS TO CHELAN VALLEY MEDIA GROUP Partnership of media and marketing professionals anticipated to own and operate KOZI AM, FM and KZAL by Fall 2021 Chelan, Wash. – July 23, 2021 – Icicle Broadcasting Company announces the sale of three of its radio stations, including KOZI AM and […]

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

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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 […]


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Cub Creek 2 Fire Morning Update July 18, 2021   Fire Information Line – (541)-670-0812 (8:00 am to 8:00 pm) The fire is burning on Okanogan County Fire District 6 and Washington Department of Natural Resources protected lands and the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest.   Winthrop, WA — Cub Creek 2 – The fire has fundamentally […]

[7/16/21] Non-Profits Get Grants

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The Nonprofit Practices Institute – a partnership between the Community Foundation of NCW and the Icicle Fund – has funded Strategic Consulting Grants to 14 nonprofits across the region.  The Strategic Consulting Grant will provide one-on-one customized consulting in one of three areas: Planning and Engagement, Partnerships and Collaboration, or Organizational Culture and Structure. Grant […]


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Multiple fire agencies led by Chelan Fire & Rescue  responded to a brush fire on the South Shore and did a heroic job of preventing  the flames from growing out of control during a day of breaking record temperatures. Chelan Assistant Fire Chief, Brandon Asher, provided this report: At 1443 this afternoon Chelan Fire and […]

[6/23/21] Fire Commissioners Support Levy Lid Lift

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Chelan County Fire District 7 commissioners have approved a resolution to put a levy request on the November ballot.  If approved, the levy for fire services would increase from the current 80 cents per thousand dollars of assessed property value to a dollar-10.  All three commissioners expressed their support for the levy on Thursday.  Commission […]

[6/23/21] New Name For Waterville Fairgrounds

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The North Central Washington Fairgrounds in Waterville is now called the Douglas County Fairgrounds — Home of the North Central Washington Fair. According to Carolyn Morley, the manager of the NCW Fair, since the Fair is put on by Douglas County, she really wanted the entire county to feel connected to the fair, which is […]

[6/23/21] Grants To Okanogan Art & Culture Groups

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Some state pandemic relief grants are coming to local art and cultural organizations.  The Nonprofit Community Relief grant program was designed to provide critical funding to nonprofit arts, cultural, science, and heritage organizations; neighborhood associations; sports and recreation nonprofit groups; and veterans service organizations impacted by the pandemic.  More than 700 non-profits in 34 counties are […]

[5/21/21] Surgery Needed For MOE Service Dog

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If you’re a dog lover, this one’s going to tug at your heartstrings: there’s a cute little dog who’s got an interesting backstory – and a bad leg.  And he needs your help.  His name is Chaokuay (CHAWK-way), and he’s a service dog at MOE Elementary.  Beth Vincent of All For Paws picks up the […]

[5/19/21] Health District Cyberattacked

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Two cyberattacks on the Chelan-Douglas Health District recently.   Health District Administrator Luke Davies told the District’s Board Monday that they’ll probably have to have a cybersecurity overhaul after the attacks earlier this month. On May 10th the FBI got in touch with the health district and said a group coordinating ransomware attacks had found […]