[1/13/22] Still Digging Out

Posted in Weather

It’s been one week since what’s been called “snowmageddon,” and Chelan County is still digging out. The county yesterday clarified its snow removal policies after receiving calls from frustrated citizens who were not prepared for all the snow. Since the Jan. 6 snowstorm, county road crews have been clearing roads and widening roadways, intersections, cul […]

[1/11/22] County Road Work

Posted in Transportation, Weather

County crews continue to clean up after last week’s record-breaking snowfall. Throughout this week, crews will be clearing intersections and cul de sacs and widening roadways by pushing back snow along county roads. They also will be working on school bus routes to clear bus turnaround locations. The work requires a variety of equipment, including graders, […]

[1/7/22] Digging Out From The Snowstorm

Posted in Weather

It’s the snowstorm that was forecast, but not this much snow, it’s essentially the storm that shut down North Central Washington Thursday. Kermit McClellan with Chelan County Public Works perhaps put it best: McClellan says this was the biggest one-time snowfall he can remember. Chelan City Administrator Wade Ferris: But let’s hear it from yesterday’s […]

[3/4/20] Local firefighters had a busy Tuesday, responding to multiple fires

Posted in Fire and EMS, Weather, Wildfire

Two separate fires in the Lake Chelan vicinity yesterday had first responders scrambling to corral their flames in yesterday’s windy conditions. Chelan County Fire District No. 7 Chief Mark Donnell tells KOZI about it.

[1/27/20] A local volunteer firefighter saves dog after icy accident

Posted in Environment, Feature, Fire and EMS, Weather

When a pup went through the ice at Roses Lake in Manson last week, local firefighters saved the day. Listen to Manson volunteer firefighter Adam Rasmussen tell KOZI about the chilling rescue. 

[1/21/20] Icy weather over the weekend caused a slurry of accidents

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With so much wintry weather, area roads are more dangerous than normal, causing drivers to slip and slide off the roadways. KOZI’s Celeste Hankins has the story.

[1/21/20] Boat sinks to the bottom of Lake Chelan

Posted in Environment, Fire and EMS, Recreation, Weather

A boat owner who has his vessel docked on Lake Chelan at Harris Marina had an unhappy surprise Sunday, when his craft sunk to the bottom of the lake. Mark Evans and Reed Courtney tell KOZI about what happened and the effort it took to retrieve it.

[1/17/20] Chelan’s Winterfest has activities for all ages

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Winterfest kicks off this weekend with a full schedule of events in Chelan, from horse-drawn carriage rides to live musics and fireworks. Listen to Morgan from the Lake Chelan Chamber tell KOZI what to expect.

[1/16/20] Snow for Winterfest! How are the driving conditions?

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Most of north central Washington experienced three or more inches of snow overnight. Kermit McClellan tells KOZI what you can expect on the roads in the Lake Chelan valley.

[1/15/20] With bitter temps, Chelan PUD shares tips with KOZI

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Kimberlee Craig from the Chelan PUD tells KOZI how to keep your pipes from freezing during this cold snap, as well as provides other tips for staying warm this winter.