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Counties included in the drought advisory as of May 27 are outlined in red. OLYMPIA – Following an extremely dry couple of months, the Department of Ecology has issued a drought advisory for most of Washington state, including all areas east of the Cascade Mountains, portions of southwest...
WENATCHEE — Puget Sound Energy (PSE) and Chelan County Public Utility District (PUD) announced a new contract for renewable hydropower from two PUD hydro projects on the Columbia River. The contract will bolster PSE’s supply of carbon-free energy, in line with the goal of becoming a “Beyond Net...

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ROCK ISLAND, WA – Chelan PUD and GE Renewable Energy reached an agreement designed to achieve a higher standard of quality and innovation for the modernization at Rock Island Powerhouse II. The 42-year-old turbines will be rebuilt one by one starting in 2022, with expected completion of all eight...

Board of Directors (Left to Right): Commissioner Mark Spurgeon, Commissioner Donn Etherington, Commissioner Rory Turner, Commissioner Alan Loebsack, Commissioner JC Baldwin, and Commissioner Jim Huffman.
The Washington Public Ports Association has selected the Chelan Douglas  Regional Port Authority as the Port of the Year for 2021. Kathy Pittis, President of  the Washington Public Ports Association said, “while there were many deserving  Ports, the political courage and leadership of the...
The annual Flywheel Investment Conference saw $255,000 awarded to Washington State companies by the Flywheel Angel Network and NCW Tech Alliance on May 20.  The Flywheel Investment Conference is an annual event that generates exposure and resources for early stage companies by bringing...

Pictured from back row left, Washington State Representative of Hometown Heroes Lourence Dormaier of Ephrata, VSO Tony Sandoval, front from left are Tony’s daughters Scarlett and Rain.
Chelan County VSO Sandoval gets custom made wooden flag in honor of his service Story and photo by Gary Bégin Chelan County Veterans Service Officer (VSO) Tony Sandoval, an Army veteran, was awarded a custom-made wooden American flag from Hometown Heroes, a national  organization that honors state...

From left, VFW Post #6853 Commander Jacques “Butch” Sims, city of Chelan Mayor and veteran Bob Goedde and fellow veterans, Brian Thompson, Sr. and Dan Wilson.
Chelan Mayor accepts ‘gift’ from Chelan PUD, city council From left, VFW Post #6853 Commander Jacques “Butch” Sims, city of Chelan Mayor and veteran Bob Goedde and fellow veterans, Brian Thompson, Sr. and Dan Wilson stand in front of a building that has been “gifted” to them for the use of veterans...
Rep. Schrier holds telephonic townhall, fields districtwide questions Story and photo by Gary Bégin ISSAQUAH (VIA TELEPHONE) – U.S. House Representative Democrat Kim Schrier (WA-8) held a telephonic townhall Wednesday, Dec. 9 and responded to a slew of questions from across her district. The one-...
Lake Chelan’s Campbell’s Resort welcomes Executive Chef Jayson Thompson to ‘family’   Submitted by Campbell’s Resort CHELAN -- After months of searching, Campbell’s Resort is excited to introduce you to their new Executive Chef Jayson Thompson. Campbell’s previous Executive Chef of 17 years, Troy...
Governor Inslee' Sunday 11/15/2020 Press Conference

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