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OLYMPIA - A new report from the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) helps illustrate which types of businesses and facilities experience the most COVID-19 outbreak activity. These data are aggregated from all counties that report data to DOH, and the report contains both healthcare and non-...
  Cashmere bridge update   Multi-million dollar West Cashmere Bridge project moving along despite 100 degree heat.  Shown here are workers installing another crucial steel beam that will eventually support the structure.     Gary Bégin/WBJ  
OLYMPIA — State primaries and local races around the nation are especially significant this election year, and iVoterGuide is helping to ensure that voters everywhere are informed before they head to the polls.   “Regardless of how they cast their votes, Americans want accurate, well-...
CHELAN COUNTY - Resolution 2020-77 was passed by the Chelan County Commissioners that the designation of the Fire Hazard Level will be VERY HIGH in the Fire Districts and unincorporated areas of Chelan County beginning on Monday July 27. To limit the number of human caused fires, no outdoor...
CHELAN COUNTY - To minimize potential exposure to COVID-19 to staff and the public, Chelan County Public Works is open by appointment only. Call 667-6415 for an appointment.     County Construction/Projects   West Cashmere Bridge Replacement Project: In-water work is underway on the project...
TUMWATER — Real life heroes and heroines sometimes work right alongside us and we don’t even know it. They might not wear capes and tights, but when there’s a workplace emergency their true identities are revealed by their quick, often life-saving actions. There’s an opportunity to make sure...
OLYMPIA – Today, July 24, the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission announced it will begin limiting the number of visitors at two state parks in Chelan county. To avoid overcrowding, Lake Chelan and Lake Wenatchee state parks staff will close day-use areas to additional visitors when...
WENATCHEE – Are three-digit temps cramping your stay-at-home summer? A few simple adjustments can help you stay comfortable and save money on your electric bill: Let your house breathe. Poor ventilation can trap warm air inside your home, so use your bathroom and cooking range exhaust fans....
WENATCHEE - Beginning next week, Chelan County road crews will be chip sealing throughout the Wenatchee area.   Chip sealing should take about three weeks in the Wenatchee District. Among the more high-trafficked county roads scheduled for chip sealing this year are Burch Mountain Road and Easy...
Editors Note: Sec. of Health Wiesman announced an expansion of his face coverings order that will go into effect Saturday, July 25. - see Face coverings   OLYMPIA - Gov. Jay Inslee and Secretary of Health John Wiesman yesterday (July 23) announced changes to “Safe Start,” Washington’s phased...

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