Recreation

[4/27/17] Some Entiat Area Campgrounds Closed After Fires Will Open Again

Posted in Recreation

Over the last two years, forest service crews have been monitoring the natural restoration in the upper Entiat Valley and worked to remove downed trees and other hazards.

[4/10/17] Snow Will Delay Firewood Cutting On National Forest

Posted in Local Government & Meetings, Recreation

According to the Department of Ecology’s website, snow pack state-wide is 120% of normal.

[3/21/17] State And Local Officials Continue To Investigate Mysterious Oil Sheen

Posted in Local Government & Meetings, Recreation

Crews have not been to determine the source of the sheen since it was first spotted on the river Friday evening, but they have taken samples.

[3/20/17] Chelan PUD Offers Free Camping At BeeBe Bridge Park For Customer Owners

Posted in Public Utility, Recreation

The 56-acre park offers 46 sites, an RV dump station, restrooms with showers, a day-use facility, picnic shelters, a 2 lane boat launch, playground, horseshoes and a walking trail.

[2/3/17] President’s Hiring Freeze Slows Wenatchee-Okanogan National Forest Seasonal Hiring

Posted in Feature, Local Government & Meetings, Recreation, Wildfire

Although the suspension of new employees to the Forest Service is certainly an inconvenience, Krake says the practice is not uncommon when there are changes in leadership.