• 2014 Yields May Amount To Record Cherry Crop
    Posted: September 23rd, 2014   Despite an inconvenient hot spell, the 2014 cherry crop should generate enough returns to allow growers to turn a profit. Washington Fruit Commission President B.J...
  • Flood Control Work Begins In Wenatchee Canyons
    Posted: September 23rd, 2014   Chelan County Commissioners say flood control work has begun in the Number One Canyon area West of Wenatchee.   Commissioner Doug England says the work is part of a series of stormwater projects to be funded by a new flood control tax.   England stresses that the project is designed to reduce the threat of stormwater flooding and erosion.   England says the tax won't be collected until next year which requires the County borrow about 200-thousand dollars from the current year budget to pay for the Number One Canyon work.  
  • Human Remains Found in Leavenworth Area Identified
    Posted: September 23rd, 2014   Human remains discovered last month in the Chelan County backcountry have been identified...
  • Work To Upgrade Lincoln Rock an Daroga State Park Docks
    Posted: September 23rd, 2014   Work to upgrade two Chelan County PUD-owned docks is now underway.  1.1-million dollars is being spent on the improvement of Lincoln Rock and Daroga State Parks boat docks. The project is being completed as part of the Recreation Management Plan tied to the new Rocky Reach Project license.  PUD Spokeswoman Suzanne Hartman talked about the planned enhancements Monday. In-water work to replace the original wood piles with steel piles began Sept...
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