[1/16/20] Snow for Winterfest! How are the driving conditions?

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Most of north central Washington experienced three or more inches of snow overnight. Kermit McClellan tells KOZI what you can expect on the roads in the Lake Chelan valley.

[1/13/20] LINK to send out surveys to help develop local programs

Posted in Business & Economy, Local Government & Meetings, Transportation

Listen to LINK communication coordinator Eric West tells KOZI what residents can expect to find in their mailboxes later this month. 

[12/26/19] LINK Transit announces new rider apps

Posted in Business & Economy, Transportation

(AUDIO) In addition to LINK’s new pilot dial-a-ride program in Chelan, riders can download apps that will tell them exactly where their bus is on its route.

[12/11/19] State Route 20 closes for season

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(AUDIO) Winter recreation, avalanche chutes and rescue goats. Yes, it’s that time of year to close the North Cascades Pass.

[10/21/19] Area Road Projects Week of 10/21

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Several project this week by the Chelan County Public Works and Washington State Department of Transportation will affect traffic. County crews will be ditching in the Boyd Road area. You should expect to see one-lane, flagger-controlled traffic with minor delays. In the Manson area, crews will be hand patching and brushing as time allows. They […]

[10/21/19] Snow Hits Mountain Passes

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With colder temperatures, snow came to the mountain passes of Central Washington over the weekend.  As predicted, snow began falling around 3AM Saturday on Snoqualmie, Blewett, and Stevens Passes. While Blewett experienced a fair amount of snow and even a head on collision around 10AM, traffic continued and no restrictions were issued.   Stevens eventually changed […]

[10/1/19] Bonneville Dam Reopened

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A critical navigation lock at the Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River reopened to barge traffic over the weekend. On Friday, officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Portland, Oregon, said their engineers are inspecting and testing the lock and newly-repaired concrete sill. The navigation lock was closed Sept. 5 after operators detected […]

[9/16/19] Dial-A-Ride Coming to Chelan

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It’ll be a new day in the Chelan area as Link Transit provides innovative service for getting around with a general public Dial-A-Ride Service beginning October 7th. Eric West, Communications Coordinator, says people can download an app to their Smartphone and make a reservation for pickup just in Chelan. The new service will include an […]

[9/16/19] South Lakeshore Road Work Continues

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Work continues on South Lakeshore Road where crews began removing debris from the catch basin and channels at Slide Ridge. Contractor Batchelor Excavating of Manson was awarded a contract on Aug. 27 by Chelan County commissioners. The $130,054 contract was in response to a July 2 landslide at Slide Ridge, which is at milepost 3, […]

[9/16/19] Beebe Bridge Delays

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Routine inspections on Beebe Bridge will cause delays this week. On Tuesday and Wednesday, expect delays at Beebe Bridge as a State Department of Transportation bridge crew will be conducting a regular biennial inspection of the bridge. The work is from 7:30 in the morning to 4 in the afternoon, with alternating, one-way, flagger controlled […]