[1/17/20] Chelan’s Winterfest has activities for all ages

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Winterfest kicks off this weekend with a full schedule of events in Chelan, from horse-drawn carriage rides to live musics and fireworks. Listen to Morgan from the Lake Chelan Chamber tell KOZI what to expect.

[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.

[1/15/20] With bitter temps, Chelan PUD shares tips with KOZI

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Kimberlee Craig from the Chelan PUD tells KOZI how to keep your pipes from freezing during this cold snap, as well as provides other tips for staying warm this winter.

[1/15/20] Winter in Lake Chelan art show opening Friday

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KOZI talks to Maggie Jarr, Lake Chelan Arts Council secretary, about “Lake Chelan in Winter,” an art show that opens at Radiance Winery in Manson this Friday. Image: Snow Bird” by artist/photographer Lance Stark

[12/26/19] Echo Ridge opens with groomed trails

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(AUDIO) Chelan’s nordic ski area is open and ready for both classic and skate skiers.

[12/9/19] Burn ban in effect

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(AUDIO) A stage 1 burn ban on outdoor burning and the use of uncertified stoves and fireplaces began Sunday and will be in effect through noon on Wednesday.

[8/12/19] Mudslides Force Wenatchee Families Out

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Families were displaced and homes were buried in a flash flood and mudslide below Squilchuck Road on Saturday. Chelan County Emergency Management Sergeant Kent Sisson said three homes were damaged, several people had to be rescued from one home, but no one was injured. Shortly after 5 Saturday evening, as a strong lightning and rain […]

[7/31/19] Fire Danger Increases

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As fire danger increases across the dry slope of the Cascades in Washington, visitors to national forest lands from Naches to the Methow Valley will be required to limit potential ignition sources like campfires starting Thursday August 1, 2019. Rob Allen, fire staff officer for the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest: “After a moist, cool spring we’re […]

[6/28/19] Flash Floods Hit Wenatchee Hard

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A slow moving thunder storm dropped heavy rain throughout North Central Washington yesterday afternoon. The cell caused flash flood warnings for chelan County and the southern portion of Okanogan County. The Wentachee area seemd to receive the brunt of the weather event and flooded roadways across central and western Wenatchee. Wenatchee Police Captain Edgar Reinfeld. […]

[6/21/19] Fire Restrictions Increase

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Although summer officially starts today, fire season began last month. As temperatures rise and fuels dry out, state and local agencies are increasing fire restrictions. The Bureau of Land Management, State Departments of Fish & Wildlife and Natural Resources, and Commissioners for Chelan and Douglas Counties all signed resolutions over the last week. BLM’s order […]