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Brewster, February 21 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The Tonasket High School basketball team will have a game with Brewster High School on February 21, 2024, 18:00:00 CST.
East Cascade SWAT Called To Action For Second Time In 3 Days
The East Cascade Swat Team has been activated twice over the course of three days. Chelan County Sheriff Mike Morrison says the tactical unit took a dangerous subject into custody Monday in the area of Highway 2 at Deep Powder Lane in Leavenworth. Morrison declined to provide further details, except...
Pateros eyes grant boost for Commercial Avenue revamp
PATEROS – The city received notice to resubmit its Commercial Avenue project to the state Transportation Improvement Board (TIB) for additional funding that has become available for TIB’s Complete Streets program. City Administrator Jord Wilson reported to the regular monthly meeting of the city council on Feb. 20...
Leavenworth man arrested in connection with Rock Island shooting
On February 19th, 2024 at approximately 12:04 PM, Douglas County Detectives were assisted by East Cascade SWAT, Chelan County Sheriff’s Office and Washington State Patrol personnel to contact and arrest a male subject in the 10 block of Deep Powder Lane in Leavenworth, WA. Travis E. Collins, a 34-year-old Leavenworth, WA resident, was arrested without incident in connection to the ongoing February 1st, 2024 Rock Island Road homicide investigation of 35-year-old Julio C. Garcia-Ramirez.
Local Resident's Stolen Vehicle Recovered, Quincy Man Arrested in Chelan
On February 4, 2024, Chelan County Sheriff Mike Morrison announced a stolen vehicle incident in Chelan, Washington. A local resident reported that a friend had borrowed their car and not returned it. It was later confirmed that another person had taken the vehicle.
Douglas County Treasurer's Office Reports Significant Investment Growth Benefitting Local Residents
The Douglas County Treasurer's Office reported a robust growth in investment revenue in 2023, amounting to $2,285,228. This revenue, sourced from property taxes, real estate excise taxes, and state and federal apportionments, is vital for local needs and helps prevent tax hikes. County Treasurer Felisha Rosales, elected in 2021, credits this success to higher interest rates and strategic investments.
Local Alert: Dangerous Suspect Apprehended on Deep Powder Ln, Temporary Traffic Diversion on SR 2
Sheriff Mike Morrison stated that on 2/19/2024, the East Cascade Swat Team arrested a suspect on Highway 2 at Deep Powder Ln in Leavenworth. The operation was completed safely, without any incidents or public danger.
Chelan PUD To Restore Shoreline At Riverwalk Park In Chelan
Chelan PUD will be performing restoration work at one of its area parks. The work at Riverwalk Park in Chelan includes the installation of boulders, river cobble, native trees, and shrubs to stabilize the riverbank and help protect it from further erosion. Chelan PUD spokesperson Rachel Hansen says they're also...
Italian Cuisine Delights: The Top Trio of Italian Restaurants in Chelan
This article presents a guide to three exquisite Italian restaurants in Chelan. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments yet? If yes, we would love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below.
Wenatchee Man Arrested for Vehicle Theft and Eluding Authorities in Cashmere
On February 5, 2024, Chelan County Sheriff Mike Morrison reported a vehicle theft in the Cashmere area. The stolen vehicle was seen by the owner's friend, who then informed the authorities. The vehicle was spotted heading east on US Hwy 2, towards Cashmere.
Brewster launches flood study in response to FEMA's elevated risk mapping
BREWSTER – This week, the city will embark on a study of past flooding issues and how to resolve them in response to an updated FEMA mapping report that claims the potential is greater than previously thought. At its regular monthly meeting last Thursday, Feb. 15, the city council...
Live Music with Nic Allen
Succession Wines in Manson will host musician Nic Allen on Sunday, Feb. 25 from 2-5 p.m. “Nic Allen is a solo acoustic artist from Fayetteville, Ark. who currently resides in Leavenworth, Wash.,” the event page states. “Nic brings Southern influence into soulful song renditions and original music throughout the Northwest. He predominantly gravitates toward country, blues, and rock.”
Washington state police delayed investigation on missing Indigenous teen for more than a year
Editor’s note: This story contains distressing details about missing Indigenous people and domestic violence. People can access culturally appropriate domestic violence support by calling the 24-hour StrongHearts Native Helpline at 1-844-7NATIVE (762-8483). There were no police on the case. No news reporters shoving cameras in family members’ faces. No...
Today the gas price is close to $3.74 in Okanogan as of 2024-02-21. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Wednesday is $3.274, a week ago the price is $3.256 , according to AAA.
Chelan County Public Works to discuss Pedoi Street changes in Manson
MANSON – Chelan County Public Works has scheduled a community meeting for Thursday, Feb. 29, to present and discuss proposed changes to Pedoi Street and South Harris Avenue. The meeting aims to address the community's request for additional parking options in the tourism-centric town of Manson. The public gathering...
Eastmont schedules board meeting to look at April special election
EAST WENATCHEE — The Eastmont School Board will hold a special board meeting on Thursday to discuss putting a school construction bond on ballots in April. The last ballot count for the February special election showed Eastmont's bond barely under the 60% supermajority it needs to pass. The latest ballots show 59.49% of voters approved the measure. The current “yes” votes are 4,553 alongside the 3,100 “no” votes.
Brewster, Bridgeport school levies too close to call
BREWSTER – The second count of election results from the Okanogan and Douglas County auditors’ offices for Friday, Feb. 16, show all but two of the school levies on the ballots passing with 50-plus-1 percent or better. BREWSTER. Following the preliminary results on Feb. 13, Brewster, with 50.13...
Manson Community Council meeting agenda 2-20-24
February 20, 2024 Meeting Agenda | Manson Parks Department @ 6 pm. • CALL TO ORDER Kari Sorensen | Cindy Smith | Chris Willoughby | Pam Calhoun | Michael Kirk. 1. COMMUNITY SURVEY. Revisiting from last month – what questions would we like to ask on the proposed Community Survey? What is the specific goal/purpose of the Survey? Any further thoughts on how to distribute it or pay for it? What priority is it to MCC?
Chelan Library book club
The Chelan Library will host book club in the community meeting room on Thursday, Feb. 22 from 3-4:30 p.m. “Enjoy casual conversation about book,” the event page states. “New to the area and interested in meeting others who like to talk about books? Join us for our Library book club as we discuss a new book each month.”
Live Music: Tim Schmidt
Tipsy Canyon Winery in Manson will host live music by Tim Schmidt on Thursday, Feb. 29 from 4-6 p.m. “Tipsy Canyon Winery presents a night of live music with Tim Schmidt,” the event page states. “Get ready for award-winning wine paired with great music to end February with a bang.”