• Officials: 'Direction Local Mental Health Services Remains Clouded'
    Posted: September 30th, 2014   Chelan/Douglas Regional Support Network officials say the future of mental health care services in this area remains clouded with no clear direction forthcoming from the State.   Commissioner Doug England says the RSN governing board met yesterday with its service provider Catholic Family Services...
  • East Wenatchee Family Escapes Burning Mobile Home
    An East Wenatchee area family escaped their burning mobile home last night after a vehicle fire spread to the structure.   Douglas County Fire District 2 Captain Brian Brett says crews were called out to fire at the mobile home park on Kentucky Avenue around 8:45 pm...
  • Mills Canyon Road Closed As Wildfire Recovery Work Continues
    Posted: September 29th, 2014   U.S. Forest Service officials report that the continued recovery work on burned scarred areas has prompted the closure of Mills Canyon Road.  A six-mile stretch of Mills Canyon Road No. 5200 will be closed weekdays while Burned Area Emergency Response crews conduct recovery operations.  Mills Canyon Road also connects with the Entiat Valley Road approximately 3 miles west of Entiat.  Forest officials say crews will be cleaning culverts and improving road drainage.  The closure started Monday and will last through October 13th.   
  • Let The Salmon Flow: Inauguration Of Penticton Hatchery Could Lead To Heavier Sockeye Flows Into Columbia River
    Posted: September 29th, 2014   It may be a matter of time before millions more sockeye salmon flow through the Columbia River following Saturday's inauguration a 10.5 million dollar hatchery in Penticton, Canada.  Officials with the Chelan and Grant County PUDs, Canadian and Colville tribal leaders along with Canadian Government were on hand during the ceremony.  Paid for by the Chelan and Grant County PUDs for the purpose of meeting their federal obligations, the project supplements sockeye runs in the cross-border Okanogan River and Canada's Skaha Lake.  Chelan PUD Spokeswoman Suzanne Hartman the scope of the project is huge. Operations at the hatchery will begin in October.  
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