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Owner & managers of Sunset Marina
Co-owner, Scott McKellar (left), Homeowner Association (HOA) Manager, April Boosinger (center), and Dockmaster, Mark Evans (right) stand at the entrance of Sunset Marina, Wednesday, July 19, in Chelan. The marina celebrated its grand opening over the Fourth of July weekend.
CHELAN – Just a few short months after the ground breaking on Sunset Marina, Scott McKellar and crew are approaching the completion of the first phase in the newest Lake Chelan attraction. The marina portion of the phase has been completed and was celebrated with a grand opening on July 1 and 2,...
Umpqua Bank donates to YWCA housing programs Umpqua Bank donated $2,500 to the YWCA of North Central Washington July 21 at the charitable organization's Wenatchee headquarters. The Umqua Bank Charitable Foundation believes there is an integral connection between educational success and economic...
Miss Veedol @Aviation Day
From a Port of Chelan news release As of June 23, the Air Service Investment Program (ASIP) to secure  direct flights from Pangborn Airport to San Francisco is about $50,000 from reaching its goal of $400,000. Port of Chelan County commissioners recently approved a resolution pledging $50,000...
DOUGLAS COUNTY -- In an exclusive interview with the Wenatchee Business Journal, Lisa Bee's Bistro, Bakery and Produce Market owner Lisa Stanton said her social media accounts have been overwhelmed with an outpouring of community support after her namesake establishment was burglarized June 14. "...
Hundreds of visitors were drawn to the first Wenatchee Toy Show at the Wenatchee Convention Center Saturday, June 24. Event director, founder and all-around "head bottle washer" Cory Clark felt the exhibition went pretty well. "The dealers seemed happy. We're definitely doing this again next year...

Wotan the Faery Smasher was a big "hit."
Medieval Faire brings joy, captures whimsy CASHMERE - History, fantasy and a mix thereof collided on the grounds of the Chelan County Fairgrounds April 29 and 30 as the 10th rendition of the Two Rivers Medieval Faire held court. Although many thousands of dollars changed hands during the two-day...
Owen Lauerman poses with his chickens
WATERVILLE -- Owen Lauerman spent 13 years in the Army, was "blown up" in Afghanistan by an IED (improvised explosive device) and was subsequently medically discharged, but then wondered where his life was headed next. "I'm a chicken farmer," he said proudly at a recent tour of his farm out in the...
Holiday shopping boosts 4thQ 2016 sales statewide OLYMPIA - Shoppers in a spending mood during the holidays helped boost the state’s taxable retail sales by 6.4 percent in the fourth quarter of 2016 over the same period in 2015, reaching $38.2 billion. That same holiday spirit also contributed to...
Charge Across Washington
Map showing route of Charge Across Washington
Plug-In NCW and the Wenatchee Electric Vehicle Association are sponsoring a demonstration drive this Spring. "Charge across Washington" is planned to highlight that an EV80 can now drive from Everett to Spokane along recently electrified US Highway 2. Our driver team, Randy and Anne Brooks are...

aerial view of Pangborn
Destination San Francisco nears $400k goal     Port of Chelan news release Destination San Francisco Bay Area, the Air Service Investment Program to secure a direct flight from Wenatchee’s Pangborn Airport and the San Francisco Bay area, has raised over $231,000 to date, more than half way to...

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