Posts Tagged ‘Chelan County’

Pile Burns Putting Some Smoke Into NCW

Pile burning is underway on the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest. If you see or smell smoke this week, it could be from burns up the Chiwawa, Entiat or Methow Valleys. Most smoke will disperse eastward, the forest service said. Crews are burning 100 acres on Natapoc Ridge about three miles north of Plain, 30 acres in…

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Local Leaders Open ‘Capstone Of Economic Development’ In Cashmere

Initiatives to bring new businesses and jobs to rural areas can take many forms – including public and private entities working together towards a shared goal. A vision 15 years in the making by Chelan County developers is finally complete. The new Cashmere Mill Business Park was dedicated yesterday with leaders from throughout the region.…

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Overnight Rentals, Grizzly Bears, County Fair – Chelan County Update

Chelan County Commissioner Kevin Overbay joins Dan Langager on the KOHO Morning Show to talk about the latest on the county planning commission drafting new rules for overnight rentals in the county, a proposal from the Nation Park Service to reintroduce grizzlies into the North Cascades, school resource officer contracts and the annual Chelan County…

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Families Displaced By Squilchuck Mudslide Saturday

Families were displaced and homes partially buried in a flash flood and mud slide below Squilchuck Road Saturday. Chelan County Emergency Management Sergeant Kent Sisson said three homes were damaged and several people had to be rescued from one home, but no one was injured. Shortly after 5 p.m. Saturday, as a strong lightning and…

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Open Houses This Month On Future Rock Work Along US 97A/SR 971

Rock falls are common along US Highway 97A in Chelan County. Some much-needed rock work is planned for next summer and the Washington State Department of Transportation wants your opinion on the best times to close the highway for that work. Marcus Bellissimo has the details.

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