Posts Tagged ‘Chelan County’

Little Camas Fire Update – Tuesday, July 10

The Little Camas Fire is now 52 percent contained at 317 acres. It’s burning in steep, rugged terrain up Camas Creek near Blewett Pass, making the attack by ground crews difficult. The 440 firefighters, along with engines and bulldozers, have three helicopters assisting them. The Camas Meadows Bible Camp and three adjacent homes are currently…

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Fire Update Wed. July 4 – Trinidad Over 500 Acres, Entiat Nearing Containment

A brush fire about 500 acres in size is burning near Crescent Bar in the Baird Springs area near Trinidad hill. The Grant County Sheriff’s Office says the fire started yesterday afternoon near Trinidad and quickly grew to 500 acres, threatening homes, crops, range land and orchards. Last night, authorities lowered evacuation levels for homes…

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No Bids For Chelan County Hazardous Waste Facility

Many construction projects through local cities and counties are opening for bidding to contractors and construction companies. But the bidding environment is highly competitive in the North Central Washington region right now. It’s hard to construct a project if nobody bids, as Marcus Bellissimo reports. You can learn more about the project at the facility bid…

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Chelan County (Finally) Goes To Bid For Waste Processing Facility

A project that’s been years in the making will replace an annual event – or in some cases, every other year – allowing Chelan County residents to safely dispose of chemicals, paints and other hazardous products. Marcus Bellissimo reports. You can learn more about the project at the facility bid website and at the Chelan…

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A Case Study In Land Management – Stemilt Basin Recreation Plan Nearing Completion

Proposals by recreation enthusiasts and state and local government agencies are coming together to establish a recreation management plan for the Stemilt Basin. According to a statewide recreation study from 2015, forest users in North Central Washington need more spaces set aside specifically for non-motor activities, in addition to amenities for motorized users, campers, hikers…

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