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HB 1815 passes to prevent catalytic converter thefts

Washington has the third highest catalytic converter theft in the country, according to Been Verified, a national statistic-analysis firm. A new law, HB 1815, which passed unanimously in the house …

Chelan County actively pursuing illegal STR operations

Wenatchee-With a fully staffed Code Enforcement Unit and the review of all provisional permits now complete, Chelan County Community Development advises short-term rental owners that the county is …

July 14 Washington State Patrol reports that two people died in an accident between a motorcycle and a pickup on July 14 at 10:30 p.m., at Coles Corner.  Motorcycle driver Jason A. …

Fire Restrictions Issued for Public Lands

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Spokane District has issued a fire restrictions order. The fire restrictions order includes prohibiting the building, maintaining, attending, or using a fire, …

Chelan County moving to Stage 2 fire restrictions on Friday, August 12

Stage 2 fire restrictions include: Additional educational signage will be placed at a variety of county roads, alerting people to activity and travel fire restrictions. The signage, or …

988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline Launches

OLYMPIA- 988 is the new, nationwide, three-digit dialing code for the Suicide and Crisis Lifeline. The 988-dialing code connects people via call, text, or chat, to the existing National Suicide …

Cashmere Planning Commission Meeting

The Cashmere Planning Commission was asked to consider exempting the downtown area from the city’s code which requires off street parking for new construction. Making the request was Tammy …

Archiving Cashmere’s History

Some years ago, Cashmere natives Tom and Linda Hart were sipping coffee at Sure to Rise Bakery on Cottage Avenue. Coffee conversations are conducive to memory rabbit trails and the couple began …

Country Boys BBQ Receives False Bomb Threat

On June 29 at 3:17 p.m. RiverCom received a report of a bomb threat at 400 Aplets Way from Country Boy’s BBQ. The threat turned out to be a prank from a thirteen-year-old teenage male in New …

Almond Blossom now in Cashmere

During the dreary days of November through January, most almond trees stand as dormant, silent stalwarts. Winter steals their leaves as the trees hunker down, storing nutrients for the impending …

Hawkins receives award from small-business group

Olympia-Sen. Brad Hawkins is being recognized for his efforts to help Washington small businesses.  The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) announced that the 12th …

UV MEND gleaning up and running

Upper Valley MEND’s gleaning program, where community members can help UV MEND employees gather excess produce from farms that will be donated to the foodbank, is up and running for the summer. …

Zachary Miller drops out of Chelan County Commissioner race

Zachary Miller, Plain resident, and school board member, dropped out of the Chelan County commissioner race on June 22 due to exhaustion and a recent health scare. Announcing his withdrawal on …

On June 16, the US House of Representatives passed the Lower Food and Fuel Costs Act by a vote of 221-204. The bill assists agricultural producers with the cost of agriculture and renewable fuels …

Icicle Fund's Long Spoon Celebration is about Inspiration and Connection

In early June, Icicle Fund hosted an inaugural Long Spoons celebration at Icicle Creek Center for the Arts’ Snowy Owl Theater. Over eighty people attended; they were creators, educators and …

Blood and platelet donors needed around Fourth of July

As summer officially begins and people gather for holiday celebrations, the American Red Cross reminds communities that patients are counting now on the generosity of blood and platelet donors, …

Washington DC- Congresswoman Kim Schrier, M.D. (WA-08) led 21 of her colleagues in sending a letter to several officials in the Biden Administration, pushing them to implement a federal …

Lay me on a bed of roses…or shall it be Alfalfa?

Discussing and preparing for our own final death arrangements, or for those of our loved ones, is a psychological struggle for most. Traditional funeral practices are often seen as unsustainable, …

Cashmere Fire Dept. makes good on their fire truck ride auction donation

Claudia Spanjer won the fire truck ride for her grandchildren at the Cashmere Chamber of Commerce Auction held April 22nd. All proceeds benefited the Cashmere Chamber of Commerce. Claudia wanted to …

Carly Schoening Performing at Founders Day

I am 18 years old and for as long as I can remember all I’ve ever wanted to spend my time doing is playing guitar and writing songs. I started to write songs when I was six years old, although, …

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