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[5/14/21] Police Blotter

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[5/13/21] Pateros Residents Needed For Bond Committee

Posted in Local Government & Meetings, Politics

The City of Pateros is planning a bond issue on the August ballot, and they’re looking for input: Mayor Carlene Anders there, and she needs residents to sit on a committee and get their input for the voter’s pamphlet: But the mayor adds the city needs to hear from you now: If you are interested, […]

[5/13/21] Free Internet Available To County Residents

Posted in Uncategorized

Many households in North Central Washington could be eligible for free internet service through a federally funded program.  The Emergency Broadband Program, or EBB, will provide up to 50 dollars a month towards the cost of internet service.  It’s available to households in Chelan, Douglas, Okanogan, Grant and Adams counties served by LocalTel.  The 50-dollar […]

[5/13/21] Short Term Rental Proposals Presented to County Commission

Posted in Breaking News, Business & Economy, Local Government & Meetings

Recommendations on short-term rental regulations have been presented to the Chelan County Commission, and they seem pleased. The task force to come up with regulations of short-term rentals in the county met over a three month period; their proposals were sent to the county’s community development department, who made the presentation to the commission Tuesday.  […]

[5/13/21] Chelan Teen Arrested In High Speed Chase

Posted in Law Enforcement, Police Blotter

A Chelan teen was arrested Monday night after a chase down Highway 97A.  Chelan County Sheriff’s Office was pursuing a southbound 2008 Nissan Altima early Monday evening, and put out a request for assistance.  Deputies tried to overtake the vehicle, but lost sight of the car.  State Patrol Troopers later spotted the car south of […]

[5/13/21] Wine and Jazz Festival Sold Out

Posted in Feature, Recreation, Uncategorized

The Chelan Wine and Jazz Festival gets underway a week from today, and if you didn’t get a pass for it, there’s some bad news for you: it’s all sold out.  The festival’s marketing director, Holly Brown, says it’s the first time it has been sold out, and one reason for that is limiting the number […]