Business & Economy

[12/14/18] Bomb Hoax

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Lake Chelan Community Hospital one of hundreds of businesses, agencies and institutions across the nation to receive email bomb threats Thursday. (121318) no credible threat found. Who is behind the hoax isn’t known as it is extremely difficult to to trace the origin of such emails. The motivation is unclear. Cyber security experts say it […]

[12/13/18] Sea Lion Euthanization

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Congress has agreed to make it easier to kill sea lions threatening fragile runs of salmon in the Northwest. A bill approved by the US House Tuesday changes the Marine Mammal Protection Act to lift some of the restrictions on killing sea lions to protect salmon and steelhead in the Columbia River and its tributaries. […]

[12/13/18] Coal Lawsuit

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Washington and three other states are due in a federal courtroom in Montana this week as they try to stop the Trump administration from selling coal from federal lands over concerns about climate change. Attorneys for Washington, California, New Mexico and New York say the sales put the climate at risk and shortchange taxpayers. The […]

[12/13/18] Link Transit Seeks Public Input

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A public hearing will be held as part of the Link Transit board meeting on Tuesday, December 18, beginning at 3:00 p.m., at Link Transit’s Columbia Station in the 3rd floor conference room, 300 Columbia Street in Wenatchee, Washington. This location is wheelchair accessible and public participation and comment is encouraged. The purpose of the […]

[12/5/18] 120518 Wednesday Market Closed

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U.S. stock markets will be closed today, Wednesday December 5th, in observance of a national day of mourning for President George H. W. Bush. The 41st president of the United States passed away Nov. 30 at the age of 94. His state funeral will be today. The New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq Stock Exchange said […]

[11/28/18] Sleeping Lady Resort

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 A change of ownership is ahead for the iconic Sleeping Lady Mountain Resort in Leavenworth. Harriet Bullitt, philanthropist and founder of several businesses and non-profits, will gift her Sleeping Lady business to the Icicle Fund by the end of the year. Bullitt said now’s the right time to do the transfer as she’s about to […]

[11/16/18] Public Notice

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  Chelan County Public Hospital District #2 will hold a Special Executive board meeting on Monday, November 19, 2018, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., in the Bragg Room at Lake Chelan Community Hospital. The meeting will be called to order then adjourned to executive session for the Board of Commissioners of Lake Chelan Community […]

[11/13/18] Community Foundation of NCW Give Methow

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  On Veterans Day the Community Foundation of NCW announced its Give Methow campaign raised over $276,000 for distribution to 33 Methow Valley nonprofits including $570 to the Methow Valley American Legion Post 0143 – Honoring their Service to Veterans and the Methow Valley Community Give Methow is a crowdfunding campaign hosted by the Community […]