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Library outreach brings hope to incarcerated youth

WENATCHEE—For Wenatchee Public Library employees Chelsea Evans and Molly Schuringa, outreach with youth at the Chelan County Juvenile Detention Center is one of their favorite parts of their …

Ruby U launches speaker presentations at historic Chelan Ruby Theatre

CHELAN—The Ruby Theatre in downtown Chelan has launched a new speaker series called Ruby U. The series features free public presentations, panels, and discussions on topics of community …

Women's Service League hosts annual prom dress giveaway

WENATCHEE – This weekend, area teens, regardless of income, will have the chance to pick out the prom dress of their dreams for free, thanks to the Women's Service League of North Central …

Local ag co-op nurtures tree fruit industry from bud to box

Since the 1930s, Northwest Wholesale, Inc., a locally owned agricultural cooperative, has been an impactful part of the tree fruit industry in North Central Washington. Cooperatives of all kinds …

CHELAN – Peterson’s Waterfront has been awarded the RCI Gold Crown Resort® designation by RCI®, the global leader in vacation exchange, for the 33rd consecutive year. This …

Celebrating a quarter century of winemaking excellence: Fielding Hills Winery

CHELAN – As Fielding Hills Winery marks its 25th anniversary in 2024, founders Mike and Karen Wade reflect on a journey that began with the crushing of grapes from their estate Riverbend …

Chelan Special Olympics builds friendships, community, and confidence

CHELAN – In early 2023, when Sarah Hudkins was looking to move her family to Chelan, she was worried about opportunities for her son Trenton.  Trenton had been involved in the Seattle …

Chelan County Rodeo Queen coronation and fundraiser set for Feb. 10

CASHMERE – The Chelan County Fair and Rodeo will host a Rodeo Queen Fundraiser and Coronation Kickoff Party on Saturday, Feb. 10, at the Mission Creek Community Club Building at 4724 Mission …

Manson Apple Blossom Royalty crowned

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MANSON - During selection festivities, the 2024 Manson Apple Blossom Festival royalty were crowned Saturday evening, January 27, at Manson High School. Left to right, Princess Liliana Narvaez, Queen …

Cherished teacher leaves legacy of excellence and a love of lifelong learning

CHELAN – Dane Johnson, retired teacher and beloved community member, was recently acknowledged with a Blue & White Excellence Award at the Manson Chamber of Commerce Night to Remember, an …

Patty’s Animal Rescue looking for community help to reach fundraising goals

CHELAN – Now is a good time to clean out your closets and help local animal shelter Patty's Animal Rescue.  A Cause for Paws Thrift Store, which supports the animal shelter, is …

Manson Apple Blossom 2024 Royalty Selection Jan. 27

MANSON - Royalty selection for the 2024 Manson Apple Blossom Festival will be held on Saturday, January 27 at 6:30 p.m. at Manson High School. Admission will be $10 for adults, students $5, and …

SAIL gets in the spirit of Halloween

Heritage Heights Assisted Living offers SAIL exercise classes every Monday and Friday, 2 p.m. to residents. They "pre-celebrated" Halloween on Oct. 30. From left to right are …

Q&A with Will Steady | One of three new firefighters to Chelan Fire District #7

CHELAN – Chelan Fire & Rescue District #7 recently welcomed three new firefighters. In this direct Q & A, Firefighter Will Steady takes a minute to introduce himself to the valley: …

One man’s fated discovery not just 1951 Studebaker

CHELAN – Jeff Koehler has always liked Studebakers, and had always wanted to own one. Spying one parked on the street in Riverside, he saw an opportunity to fulfill his dream. What he …

Local woman helps keep our valley beautiful

CHELAN – Susan Fisher is known for many efforts in the Lake Chelan valley, though her devotion to keeping clean roadsides has garnered her quite a reputation. Nearly every morning she walks …

Plein air painter enchants valley with live local landscapes

CHELAN – Snohomish-based painter Rowan Carey has been an artist since early childhood, always having enjoyed drawing and painting. It wasn’t until more recently, however, that he decided …

Formalized safety protocol for Stehekin in process

STEHEKIN – Lake Chelan Health EMS Director Ray Eickmeyer met with Stehekin residents Friday, Sept. 22 to discuss the adoption of a formalized safety protocol for the remote community. This …

Chelan Valley’s first permanent jeweler making her mark

CHELAN – An exciting new venture in the valley, Chelan Links Permanent Jewelry, was recognized with the 2023 New Business of the Year award at the Lake Chelan Chamber Gala held on Thursday, …

Breast Cancer Resources

LOCAL SUPPORT * Cancer Care of NCW, Inc. Our House, Wenatchee: 509-663-6964 or Email: cancare@nwi.net  * Wellness Place, Wenatchee, 509-888-9933. Support groups, and other resources. …

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