Knapps Hill Tunnel in Chelan Closed Tuesday Morning
The tunnel will be closed between milepost 223 and 230 on US Highway 97A from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Congresswoman Kim Schrier Publishes Ad Regarding Women’s Health
Congresswoman Kim Schrier released a new ad called the “Oath,” following SCOTUS’ decision to overturn Roe vs. Wade on June 24. “As a doctor, I know that the decision of when and whether to have a child should be between a woman and her doctor, not the government,” said Rep. Schrier. “I am the only cand ...
Inslee says No to Suspending Gas Taxes
Governors across the nation are poised with the question on whether or not they will suspect their state gas tax due to surging gas prices. Gov. Inslee explains that this state will most likely not see a gas tax. On June 22, President Joe Biden called on Congress to suspend federal gas and diesel taxes for three months ...
Gov. Inslee Visits Chelan County to Discuss Digital Equity
NCW Tech hosted a roundtable at the Mercantile in downtown Wenatchee, with a special guest appearance from Gov. Jay Inslee. On June 24, local governing bodies discussed the future of digital equity in the North Central region. Prior to the roundtable, Inslee held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Beta Hatch site in Cashmere, a meal-worm processing plant that centers on sustainable animal feed ... R
Leavenworth City Council Accept 2023-2028 Water Efficiency Goals
Last year, the city amassed over 45k gallons of water more than the year prior due to the unusually hot summer combined with the influx of new residents.
Washington License Plate Registration Costs Will Increase by 400% After July 1
License plates for newly registered vehicles will increase from $10 to $50, vehicle replacement plates $10 to $30, motorcycles $4 to $20, and motorcycle replacement plates from $4 to $12.
Upper Valley Connection Introduces Beauty and the Beast Jr.
Upper Valley Connection is a Leavenworth-based nonprofit that hosts recreational activities for individuals with developmental disabilities. Actors include Angelina Olsen, playing Belle, Leo Black as Gaston, and Lukas Corradini as The Beast.
Grant County Sheriff’s Office Donate $83k Towards Behind the Badge Foundation
The donation is in honor of fallen Deputy John Bernard, who was killed in a car crash during a routine traffic stop in Ephrata back in 2010. He served Grant County for four years.
Commissioners Hold Dedication Ceremony for West Cashmere Bridge
Chelan County Commissioners recently unveiled the new West Cashmere Bridge, the largest construction project in Chelan County to date.