[4/15/19] Drowning in Lake Chelan

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For Immediate Release Contact: Sergeant Kent Sisson Incident #:19c03480 Drowning – Lake Chelan      Phone: 509.630.7506 Date: 04/15/2019      http://www.co.chelan.wa.us/sheriff   Sheriff Brian Burnett reports a 36 year old male drowned in Lake Chelan on Saturday afternoon (04/13/2019) when an inflatable kayak he and another subject were in flipped over. Both subjects were […]

[4/8/19] Parks Free Days

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The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission is inviting the public to celebrate the spring season and Earth Day with two free days at state parks in April. On free days, visitors do not need a Discover Pass for day-use parking. The first free day is Saturday, April 20 —a springtime free day. The next […]

[3/13/19] H2A Bill Passes Senate

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The State House is considering a bill to enhance the temporary worker, or H2A, program.

[3/3/19] Daylight Saving Time Starts Sunday March 10, 2019

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Daylight Saving Time (DST) is the practice of setting the clocks forward 1 hour from standard time during the summer months, and back again in the fall, in order to make better use of natural daylight. Clocks Back or Forward? “Spring forward, fall back” is one of the little sayings used to remember which way […]

[2/28/19] Frolicking in the Snow Contest Winner

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Our “frolicking in the snow” contest on Facebook was so much fun. We had a hard time choosing from all the great photos, so asked our Facebook followers to decide the winner. Meet our top dog winner “Loki” catching a snowball in mid air. Loki won a $45 grooming certificate from Whaley’s General Store and […]

[2/21/19] PILT Bill in State Senate

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The Payments in Lieu of Taxes bill in the State Senate could mean more money for Chelan County.

[2/21/19] Methow Headwaters Bill Moves Forward

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A bill to protect the Methow Headwaters from future mining is moving forward in Congress.

[2/13/19] Levy Election Results

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Most area levies were passing as of Tuesday night’s vote count.