[7/8/16] Beebe Park Free

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If you’re a Chelan County PUD customers, you’ll be able to camp at Beebe Bridge Park for free next year.  PUD Commissioners narrowly approved a pilot program for the 2017 camping season.  According to PUD Manager Michelle Smith, the PUD will try the free camping pass for a year to gauge public interest, as well […]

[7/6/16] Lake Chelan Bach Fest Winery Concerts

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Enjoy informal concerts by the Festival String Quartet…. Thursday, July 7th at 7pm  Siren Song Vineyard & Winery Friday, July 8th at 7pm  Tunnel Hill Winery Monday, July 11th at 8pm  Tsillan Cellars Tuesday, July 12th at 7:30pm Atam Winery Wednesday, July 13th at 7:30pm  Hard Row To Hoe Vineyards Thursday, July 14th at 7:30pm  […]

[7/5/16] Trust For Public Land Looks To Aid In Trails Around Chelan

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The City of Chelan signed an agreement with the Trust For Public Lands at their meeting last week, opening the door for more trails and parks in the valley. The Trust for Public Land’s mission is to create parks and protect land for people, ensuring healthy livable communities for generations to come. They aid in […]

[7/1/16] Grab Your Free Day Use Parking Pass From Chelan County PUD

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  Chelan County PUD is reminding Chelan County residents of their Free Day Use Parking Pass Program going on now. Chelan County PUD Natural Resource Director, Keith Trescott, says the Free Day Use Parking Pass Program is part of a Public Power Benefit Project… If you already have a Discover Pass, you do not need […]

[6/30/16] Friday, July 1st – Salvaging Road Kill Becomes Legal

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As of Friday, July 1, it is legal to salvage dead animals from Washington State roads. Thanks to an April policy decision by the Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife Commission, you can now salvage deer or elk killed in motor vehicle accidents under certain circumstances. A salvage permit must be obtained from the Department […]

[6/29/16] Lake Chelan Hits Fullest For This Year – Will See Gradual Lowering Mid-July

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Chelan County PUD met and exceeded all minimum target elevations for Lake Chelan this year- and is now at its fullest for this year. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued licenses authorizing Chelan County PUD to operate the Lake Chelan hydroelectric project- but must  implement and comply with all of the federal license requirements, which […]

[6/28/16] National Safe Boating Council Kicks Off WearIt! Boating Safety Campaign

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According to the National Safe Boating Council, the 4th of July holiday is the highest boating traffic weekend of the summer… That was Rachel Johnson, Executive Director of the National Safe Boating Council. She says the annual National Wear It! Boating Safety Campaign is spearheaded by the National Safe Boating Council, utilizes partners and grassroots […]

[6/27/16] Appeals Court Says Three Fingers Will Stay

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The infamous 3 finger land fills on the south shore of Lake Chelan, are here to stay- at least for the time being. On Tuesday, a state appeals court in Spokane, overturned last years ruling by Chelan County Superior Court Judge, Leslie Allen, that the 3 fingers must be removed. The 3 fingers are owned […]