Posts Tagged ‘Chelan-Douglas Counties’

Local, State Rent Prices Leaving Wages Behind, Linked to Homeless Numbers

A new housing report finds Washingtonians would need to earn $27 per hour to afford rent on two-bedroom housing. The rapidly rising housing costs also have coincided with the growing issue of homelessness in the Wenatchee Valley and across state. Marcus Bellissimo reports.   Photo: Riverside 9, Weidner Apartment Homes, apartmentfinder.com

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Outdoor Burn Ban Starts Friday For Chelan, Douglas Counties

A mild winter and a wet spring can lead to a higher fuel load. And this Friday, a seasonal burn ban goes back into effect. Which is good news for local fire districts, as the majority of brush fires this spring have been caused by out-of-hand burn piles. Marcus Bellissimo has more.

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