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[9/18/19] Former Chelan Fire and Rescue Chief Tim Lemon Passed Away

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Former Chelan Fire and Rescue Chief Tim Lemon  passed away on September 17th  after a short battle with pancreatic cancer.  Chief Lemon enjoyed a career that spanned over 39 years including serving as Chief of Fire District 7 here in Chelan for ten years.  Early in his career, he cut his firefighting teeth as a […]

[9/17/19] Senator Brad Hawkins Listening Tour

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On September 4th, State Senator Brad Hawkins joined Jeff Conwell on KOZI for a Community Connection to discuss his upcoming listening tour

[9/16/19] Weekly Football Schedule 9/16-21/19

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Friday, September 20th Chelan Goats host the South Whidbey Falcons at Sargent Field. The Boys Kick-Off at 7:00pm. Tune into the live broadcast on KOZI AM starting at 6:50pm. Live action announced by Steve Simmons.  Manson Trojans host the Liberty Christian Patriots at Manson High School. The Boys Kick-Off at 7:00pm. Saturday, September 21st Brewster […]

[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 […]

[9/16/19] Unemployment Rate Moves Higher

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The unemployment rate continues to tick up in Chelan and Douglas Counties, but people are still entering the labor market. That’s according to the latest county data from the State Employment Security Department. For July, the local unemployment rate was four percent, up from 3.2 percent in July last year. The rate of job growth […]

[9/16/19] Parking Relief for Leavenworth

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The City of Leavenworth purchased 1.6 acres from the State Department of Transportation on Highway 2 and says it will help with the parking issues in the Bavarian Village. The property, commonly referred to as the “DOT Lot” is located near the corner of Mill Street and Hwy. 2. Final cost was just over $526,000 […]