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[10/22/21] Ten Digit Dialing Starts Sunday

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You’ll be punching more numbers when making a phone call next week. Starting Sunday, callers in all of Eastern Washington will be required to dial the area code when making a local phone call. That means any local numbers you’ve got saved in your cell phone contact lists will need to be updated to include […]

[10/15/21] Habitat Meeting On Housing

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Habitat for Humanity held a conference in Chelan earlier this week, where they heard about the housing shortage not only in Chelan, not only in North Central Washington, but all across the state and beyond. Habitat Washington CEO Michone Preston: And finding homes for those middle income folks is getting tougher all the time. Gone […]

[9/30/21] CHELAN HILLS ACRES TRACT FIRE HELD TO THREE ACRES

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Just before 6 pm a wildland fire was reported at the Chelan Hills Acres Tracts development in Orondo one mile south of the Beebe Bridge. Smoke was visible for several miles when the fire was reported.   The High Corner fire was located 5 miles beyond the State Highway up in the top of the […]

[9/22/21] CHELAN PUD SURPLUS AUCTION THIS SATURDAY

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Get ready to bid at annual surplus auction WENATCHEE, WA – Trucks, trailers and other heavy equipment will be available for sale at an online surplus auction at 9 a.m. Sept. 25 at yarbro.com. Hosted by Chuck Yarbro Auctioneers of Moses Lake, the auction will feature more than 25 items from Chelan PUD, and more […]

[9/15/21] CDHD Adminstrator: Hospitals Maxed Out

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Chelan County is seeing a bit of a flattening in new COVID cases, according to Chelan Douglas Health District Administrator Luke Davies. But with the local case count rate still at 1,000 per hundred thousand residents, he still calls the number of new cases coming in significant. The number of COVID hospitalizations is still maxing […]

[9/15/21] Brewster Boys & Girls Clubs Golf Tournament

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Monday was a busy day of golf at Gamble Sands Golf Resort, as about 95 people turned out for the sixth annual golf tournament to benefit the Brewster Boys and Girls Club. Which provides school-age kids with activities for after school and other times. It is a busy club, as explained by Club founder and […]

[8/30/21] Input Wanted On Douglas County Prohibition On Large Solar And Wind Farms

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Last year, the Douglas County Commission became aware of interest by outside entities in putting large-scale solar and wind energy facilities in unincorporated areas of the County. Douglas County Commissioner Marc Straub: Straub says typically international corporations purchase thousands of acres of land for those solar and wind farms. Last month, the Commission put in […]

[8/23/21] Missing Peshastin Man Found

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A 78 year old Peshastin man was located on the French Creek trail in the Icicle Drainage. Chelan County Sheriff Brian Burnett reports the man was reported missing on Monday, August 16th after he didn’t return home from fishing on Sunday the 15th. Searchers worked all week attempting to locate the missing man. On Friday, […]

[8/10/21] Highway SR 20 Re-opens-Expect Delays

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The section of SR 20 between mileposts 165-178 reopened Monday morning at 8 a.m. so there are no current closures of the highway.  However, fire response crews continue to use the highway for staging and work, so currently there is a 35 mph reduced speed and a pilot car moving traffic between mileposts 166 and […]

[8/4/21] ***CHELAN COUNTY PRIMARY RESULTS***

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The votes are in. Click this link to the Chelan County Auditors Office for the results. https://results.vote.wa.gov/results/20210803/chelan/?fbclid=iwar20zpv1_vvpq1tnsbwldyhb2-8qtjdml-uz5c15ejn3dvl7p8kb9d7imcc