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Tuesday Night

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Chelan County planners seek comment on housing

WENATCHEE — Have any ideas about how Chelan County can foster an increase in its currently limited supply of “affordable” housing? Now’s your chance to send in a comment.

Forest Service awaits decision on hiring freeze

WENATCHEE — A week after President Donald Trump ordered an immediate hiring freeze of federal workers, Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest officials say they are waiting to see if it prevents them from hiring firefighters.

Rocky Pond makes a splash in Chelan

CHELAN — Rocky Pond Winery raced into Chelan last summer like a kayak knifing across a windless lake. Or, as David and Michelle Dufenhorst might say, like a bike ride through the vineyards of France and Italy.

Women’s leadership conference coming in March

LEAVENWORTH — A Wenatchee business woman has joined with a Nevada executive coach to organize North Central Washington's first leadership conference focused on the challenges and opportunities facing female business leaders.

People & Places

This article was edited 01/31/17 to reflect a change that occured after publication. It was originally published 01/28/17.

Awards event to spotlight outdoor rec companies

GWATA, the local tech alliance, revealed last week that the theme of their 2017 Innovator Awards luncheon is “outdoor recreation.” So far, though, they’re keeping us in suspense on how this theme will take shape.