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LAKE CHELAN - Lake Chelan Winterfest is quickly approaching - January 13-22 - and Winterfest Buttons, Winterfest Wine Walk, Ice Bar and Bubble Bar tickets are now for sale online at LakeChelanWinterfest.com. Back by popular demand is our Wine Walk in downtown Chelan! Shop and sip as you stroll...
The start of the New Year is always an exciting time filled with resolutions to live healthier and happier for the next 12 months. One surefire way to do that is cleaning up and decluttering your home, as clutter takes up physical space, drains mental energy, and causes a ton of stress and anxiety...
Wheatland Bank Is a locally owned and independent community bank, recognized nationally as one of the top 100 community banks in the nation by American Banker and one of the strongest banks in the nation by BauerFinancial, the largest independent bank rating association. The only Ag bank...

Journeyman Mechanic Jered Paine presented two plaques dedicated to retiring commissioners Ann Congdon and Dennis Bolz during their last board meeting Monday. Submitted Photo

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WENATCHEE- Marco Martinez has been hired as the new coordinator of the Washington State University Master Gardener Program for Chelan and Douglas counties. Margaret Viebrock, director of WSU Extension in Chelan and Douglas counties, had most recently taken on the role of local Master Gardener...

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Wenatchee — The Numerica Performing Arts Center is proud to announce the 2022 Stanley Lifetime Achievement Award winners: Rhona Baron as the recipient in the professional division and Daina Toevs as the recipient in the volunteer division. Baron and Toevs were honored at the Numerica Festival of...

Walter Ramirez has joined the SimplePowerIT team as a Network Technician. Submitted Photo
Ramirez brings deep experience in network and phone systems, routers, office configuration and troubleshooting to his position at SimplePowerIT. Originally from Mexico, Ramirez quickly built a strong reputation as a technology expert while working for companies such as Crunch Pak, Stemilt, and...

Gene Kelly (seated) of Kelly’s Ace Hardware in Chelan, was presented the Estwing Gold Hammer Award - for Dedicated Service to the Hardware Industry on Nov. 2 at the store with family, friends and staff looking on. The award was presented to Gene by Vic Weston, (right) District Manager of Retail Operations for Ace Hardware Corporation. Also pictured is Pat Kelly (left) Gene’s nephew. The plaque on the hammer award, read in part, ‘Thank You Gene, for 63 years of dedication.’ Gene joined his brother Wayne Kelly at Kelly’s Ace Hardware in 1958. The hardware store has been serving the valley since 1925. Photo by RuthEdna Keys
Karl Ruether was born and raised in Germany and came to North America in 1986. He has three grown sons and is married to Denise, they currently live in Peshastin, Washington.   Karl started his career in the Hospitality Industry with a Restaurant Apprenticeship in 1976 at the Sport Hotel, Droste,...

Douglas PUD Technician III Jeff Odegard-Harris, second from left, was presented with his 30-year service award by PUD Commissioners Aaron J. Viebrock, left, Molly Simpson, and Ronald E. Skagen during the Commission’s Oct. 10 meeting. Courtesy Douglas County PUD

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