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The iron beams are coming into play at the new Wenatchee Fire Department headquarters construction site on North Wenatchee Avenue. The building is expected to be finished by mid-summer, but that was before the coronavirus issue has caused delays in many industries, including the supply chain,...
OLYMPIA -- The Washington State Department of Commerce is making $30 million in funding immediately accessible to every county under a new grant. This funding will help local governments create housing necessary for quarantine, isolation, and additional sanitation to address the COVID-19...
  Wenatchee – The North Central Educational Service District (NCESD) will host the fourth-annual STEM Summit August 11-13 at the Wenatchee Convention Center. The event will highlight multiple professional learning opportunities for an estimated 400 teachers and educational staff members in the...
WENATCHEE  – Chelan County PUD commissioners on Monday, March 30, spent considerable time talking about the implications of the coronavirus crisis for the District and directed staff to take the following actions: • Prepare a resolution to postpone the adopted rate increase that was scheduled...
  OLYMPIA - Numbers: As of 11:59 p.m. April 1, we have 6,585 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Washington state. For more numbers, visit our coronavirus webpage.   Gov. Inslee extends Stay Home, Stay Healthy order: The order is now extended through May 4. Social distancing appears to be...
Editors Note: This press release shows total cases as of April 1. As of 4:30 p.m. on April 2, the Chelan-Douglas Health District website shows a total of 18 cases for Chelan County and 6 cases for Douglas county, for a total of 24 for the two counties.       East Wenatchee – Many people...
WENATCHEE - To be in alignment with State and federal guidelines relating to the COVID-19 pandemic, as of March 27, all Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest developed recreation sites are closed until measures are lifted.   Developed recreation sites now closed include campgrounds, Sno-Parks,...
OLYMPIA – The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) has announced its decision to temporarily close recreational fishing and shellfishing statewide in the wake of Washington Gov. Jay Inslee’s order directing Washingtonians to stay home and stay healthy to limit the spread of coronavirus...
OLYMPIA - So much has changed in the last several weeks, and the world has learned so much about COVID-19. Let’s review some of our Frequently Asked Questions. Some of the answers have changed since we last asked and answered them! Do I have COVID-19?  The most common symptoms of COVID-19 are...
Watching the press release the other day of the FDA describing medications being studied for use against coronavirus, I was intrigued when the official mentioned they were studying 2 drugs as possible treatment options, chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine. I am personally familiar with...

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