I am Jacquelyn Wallace, conservation director for the Okanogan Land Trust, and I work to conserve our region’s land and water resources in a way that benefits human communities and economies. I’m passionate about conservation that works for people and nature and makes good business sense. I want the Okanogan to thrive, and I believe that smart land conservation now will create and sustain healthy local economies and communities far into the future.
OLYMPIA — State lawmakers agreed Thursday to add $1.2 million to the current budget to help with the Carlton Complex fires relief effort. Another $500,000 could be on the way with House and Senate approval.
WENATCHEE — Jeremy Jones’ career as an architect took him away from the Wenatchee Valley decades ago, but he couldn’t help “drawing” his own conclusions recently about the potential dangers of placing large dead trees along the Lake Chelan shoreline for fish habitat.
CHELAN — A Chelan man faces multiple criminal charges, including possession of stolen firearms, after sheriff’s deputies said he sped away from them in a daylight chase through the city’s slow speed zones.