Chelan County

[6/26/19] Alliance Teaches Mountain Biking to Kids

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Crunch Pak has formed a three-year education partnership with Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance to support its summer mountain bike youth camp program in Chelan County. Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance’s Central Washington Chapter offers five-day mountain bike youth camps at Squilchuck State Park throughout the summer to kids ages 6-12, teaching the basics of mountain biking […]

[6/12/19] EMS Awards

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Last month Ray Eickmeyer, Paramedic and EMS Director with Lake Chelan Community Hospital-EMS, was honored with the Administrator of the Year Award from the Greater Wenatchee EMS Council. Eickmeyer was recognized for his exemplary EMS leadership including implementing the community paramedicine program to improve patient care and community health. Ron Evensen, an Emergency Medical Technician […]

[6/6/19] HEALTHCARE LICENSE REVOKED

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The Washington State Department of Health has revoked the credentials of a Chelan County health care provider. The department’s Health Systems Quality Assurance Division works with boards, commissions and advisory committees to set licensing standards for more than 80 health care professions including medical doctors, nurses and counselors. In April 2019 the secretary of health […]

[6/6/19] EVERYBODY WALKS SHERIFF EMPHASIS

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With graduations taking place tomorrow and Saturday, senior party season is here too. Local law enforcement is on the look-out for parties with minors in possession of alcohol and marijuana, and have so far busted one in Cashmere and one up Burch Mountain, said Chelan County Sheriff Brian Burnett. Burnett said three dozen minors will […]

[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.

[12/19/18] First Day Hikes

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Washington State Parks is inviting the public to start the new year off with a First Day Hike on Tuesday, January 1, at nearly 40 state parks across Washington. “First Day Hikes are a terrific way to ring in the New Year and enjoy the beauty of Washington state parks in the winter,” said Don […]

[12/11/18] Salmon Recovery Projects

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The Washington Salmon Recovery Funding Board has announced the award of nearly $18 million in grants for projects to restore salmon habitat in an effort to bring the iconic fish back from the brink of extinction. An estimated 75 percent of the funded projects will benefit Chinook salmon, which make up a large part of […]

[12/11/18] Washington State Dept of Health

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The Washington State Department of Health has taken action against a Chelan County health care provider. The department’s Health Systems Quality Assurance Division works with boards, commissions, and advisory committees to set licensing standards for more than 80 health care professions including medical doctors, nurses and veterinarians. Chelan County In October 2018 the Veterinary Board […]

[10/23/18] Chelan PUD South Shore Project

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Monday October 22, 2018 Chelan PUD South Shore Project   This week Chelan PUD will be reconstructing the underground power system along First Creek Road near Chelan. The work replacing aging equipment in order to maintain electric service reliability in that area, may cause some traffic disruptions.   The work will take up to three […]