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.
[6/18/18] Wildfire Caution Ahead of Heat Wave
“Fire season is here” said Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz. Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is urging everyone to be cautious and vigilant when playing or working outdoors.
WINTHROP—USFS and DNR crews responded to a fire call late Saturday about 7 miles north of Winthrop along the Chewuch River at Boulder Creek. With the help of helicopters with buckets and two small air tankers, firefighters were able to contain the fire to about 5 acres. The cause of the fire is under investigation, […]
This week Chelan County Commissioners enacted an emergency fireworks ban for this weekend’s Independence Day holiday. By designating all unincorporated areas of the county as a fire danger zone, it is now illegal to light off fireworks of any kind in the county, except incorporated cities that have not banned them, which only Wenatchee […]
With the 4th of July weekend upon us, fire officials would like to remind forest visitors that fireworks are illegal in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest. Robin Demario, Spokeswoman for the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, says fireworks are banned year round- and is reminding visitors as we celebrate a holiday associated with fireworks… Monetary penalties for fireworks […]