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[10/19/21] Three Rivers Hospital COVID Update

Posted in Health

Good news relating to COVID-19 has been pretty hard to come by recently, but there’s some good news coming from Three Rivers Hospital in Brewster and Three Rivers’ Business Development Coordinator Jennifer Best: And Best adds they’ve got medications available to help patients when needed: And, of course, the three rivers Clinic has vaccines available […]

[10/19/21] Slide Ridge Project Update

Posted in Local Government & Meetings, Transportation

Work on the Slide Ridge project seems to be going along as planned, that’s the word from Chelan County’s Public Information Officer, Jill Fitzsimmons, who says the crew is working on the substructure of the new bridge: When asked about the importance of the project, Fitzsimmons said Slide Ridge is not a road improvement project, […]

[10/19/21] Library Program To Explore Rural Gentrification

Posted in Education

Sounds like an interesting program being offered by NCW Libraries on Tuesday, November 2. It’s titled “Diamonds in the Rough – The Gentrification of Rural Washington.” Washington State University Sociology Professor Jennifer Sherman will discuss the glaring and hidden effects of rapid change in Washington’s rural communities. Formerly reliant on working-class industries like mining, oil […]

[10/19/21] Heritage Heights Planning Changes

Posted in Health

Changes are coming to Heritage Heights. The assisted living facility says they’ll be giving their building behind the current hospital a facelift, but also looking to enhance the services they provide. Heritage Heights Board Member Timi Starkweather: Starkweather says with the community growing, Heritage Heights is looking to expand as well: Heritage Height’s new Executive […]

[10/18/21] Sunday Night House Fire; No Injuries

Posted in Fire and EMS

A house looks to be a total loss, but no injuries from a two alarm house fire last night at 524 North Markeson Street. Chelan Fire and Rescue reports they were called out shortly before 10:30 and found heavy flames and smoke coming from the rear of the structure. A second alarm was sent, bringing […]