WENATCHEE — A grassroots group of orchardists, sportsmen and conservationists is resisting the latest effort by owners of Stemilt Growers to plant a cherry orchard on a portion of Stemilt Basin lands slated to remain open and public.
Know a person or group who has performed a life-saving or extraordinary, community-spirited act in Chelan or Douglas counties? If so, the regional chapter of the American Red Cross wants to know about it.
CHELAN COUNTY COMMISSIONERS WILL HOST A PUBLIC RECEPTION MONDAY TO INTRODUCE THE TWO FINALISTS FOR THE COUNTY’S LONG-OPEN POST OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR. — County officials have declined to release the candidates’ names or qualifications until the reception.
NCW -- Okanogan County residents who lost their primary home in last summer’s Carlton Complex Fire can apply for a grant to help pay for one month’s rent or mortgage, offered by local real estate agents.
CHELAN COUNTY PUBLIC WORKS CREWS STARTING MONDAY WILL REDUCE THE SPEED FROM 50 MPH TO 30 MPH ALONG A PORTION OF CHUMSTICK HIGHWAY WHILE THEY WORK TO STABILIZE A 100-FOOT STRETCH OF SHOULDER. — Work will happen from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and should be finished by April 3. Motorists should expect 15-minute delays.
KANSAS CITY -- The ownership firm of the defunct Cold Train Express says it was financially harmed by a potential buyer's fraudulent dealings during negotiations to sell the Quincy-to-Chicago rail project.
Kathy and Jake Lodato of Malaga hike on Saddle Rock on Wednesday morning as balsamroot is starting to flower in the Wenatchee foothills. This is a good time to head into the hills as the temperature in the Wenatchee Valley is expected to top 70 degrees today and Friday and be in the mid- to upper-60s over the weekend.
The list of eighth-graders from Foothills Middle School who earned a 4.0 grade-point average was incomplete in Friday’s Making the Grades section. A correct version will run in Friday’s Neighbors section.
EPHRATA – The Grant County PUD and Crescent Bar leaseholders appear very close to a settlement that would give the islanders new, 36-year leases on their island condos and RV lots, but return 80 percent of island lands to PUD control.