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With extreme heat, wildfires, and drought conditions prevalent across the state managing forests is an increasing challenge.  Legislation has been introduced to help deal with the clean-up of damaged forest lands and manage controlled burns in Washington. Additionally, the Washington State...

Submitted photo Chelan Valley Media Group is a partnership made up of Seattle-area media and marketing professionals with ties to the Chelan Valley, L-R: Matt Peters; Melissa Durfee Davis; Karen Heric; Allan Mayer
Chelan, WA – Icicle Broadcasting Company has announced the sale of three of its radio stations, including KOZI AM and FM and KZAL “Z-Country,” to the Chelan Valley Media Group. KOZI has been on the air for 60 years and was owned by Harriet Bullitt, Principal Owner of Icicle Broadcasting Company...
On October 1, a single use plastic bag ban will begin in Washington, according to the Washington State Department of Ecology. The ban was scheduled to begin in January of this year, but an emergency proclamation delayed the ban due to supply issues with compliant bags. The law applies to retail,...
Under a new state law, agricultural workers in Washington will be able to earn overtime pay starting on January 1st, 2022, according to a press release from the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries (L&I). Dairy workers in Washington were eligible to receive overtime starting...
Bank deposits are often seen as an indication of the health of the local economy. With the local economy shut down for most of the last two years, one might expect to see deposits falling off. One would be wrong. Deposits for our local banks grew 21.5% in 2020 over 2019. The increase was just over...
Susie Jensen, owner of Wheel Line Cider, is finding quick success in her hard cider business. The first ciders were released to the public in late 2017, but the business has already been featured on Good Morning America.    Jensen said that she has owned a farm in Ellensburg for about 20...

Submitted photo Chelan Valley Media Group is a partnership made up of Seattle-area media and marketing professionals with ties to the Chelan Valley, L-R: Matt Peters; Melissa Durfee Davis; Karen Heric; Allan Mayer
Chelan, WA – Icicle Broadcasting Company has announced the sale of three of its radio stations, including KOZI AM and FM and KZAL “Z-Country,” to the Chelan Valley Media Group. KOZI has been on the air for 60 years and was owned by Harriet Bullitt, Principal Owner of Icicle Broadcasting Company...
OLYMPIA – Washington’s forests continue to face an array of challenges brought on by an increasingly dry climate and the consequences of past forest management practices, according to the latest Forest Health Highlights report compiled by scientists with the Washington State Department of Natural...
Lakeside Surf and High Trek Chelan have invested in recent upgrades to their facilities. A new ropes course and knife throwing are in place in High Trek Chelan and a new giant surf wave is available in Lakeside Surf, a waterpark which is accessible from Slidewaters. Slidewaters and Lakeside Surf...
As we emerge from the coronavirus pandemic, downtown businesses are reopening. These businesses have faced significant challenges in operating throughout the pandemic. Some businesses, like München Haus and Icicle Brewing Company, had trouble hiring enough staff as they opened back up again...

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