Manson School District Proposing Two Replacement Levies

Manson School District has two proposed levies on the February 12th ballot. Both are in response to an expiring levy. Superintendent Matt Charlton said Proposition 1 is replacing an expiring levy that supported many educational programs throughout the Manson School District. “It’s about 13% of our overall budget and supports…


YWCA NCW to Begin New Mentor Program in 2019

The local YWCA is slated to begin a new mentorship program. The organization is requesting the service of local women who wish to befriend, support and encourage other women of North Central Washington. Kathy Blauman, Housing Speacialist at YWCA NCW said, “What we’re hoping is that the women form these…


Women’s March Brings Momentum to Wenatchee, NCW

The Wenatchee Valley was home again to the National Women’s March on Saturday. A large grouping of citizens met on the steps of the Chelan County Courthouse. Speakers included organizers, teachers, students, community leaders and most notably Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson. Jillian Danley, Donor relations officer for Planned…


Cougar Shot Near Leavenworth Wednesday Evening

A Leavenworth landowner shot a cougar encroaching on her livestock Wednesday evening near East Leavenworth Road. Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Officer Eric Boyd said the landowner heard from a neighbor that a cougar was in her yard. At the time she didn’t see the animal, but later, when…



2018 was a Record Year for Pangborn Memorial Airport

A record 127,563 passengers came through Pangborn Memorial Airport in 2018. “We had additional flights available that we hadn’t had in the past.” said¬†Pangborn Airport Director Trent Moyers, “We added frequency, so we had a fourth flight in the summer months and then again in the holiday season. More seats…




Karina Vega-Villa Takes Oath of Office as Wenatchee School Board Member

Karina Vega-Villa was sworn into office as a member of the Wenatchee School Board by Superior Court Judge Travis Brandt Tuesday night. “It was really exciting.” said Vega-Villa, “It was especially important to have my family here. I’m a working mom, I have two kids in the school district, so…


Tips for Finding the Right Gym Membership in 2019

New Year’s has come and gone, but for some the resolutions still remain. Of those lucky (or unlucky) few, many will be looking to join a gym to shed some unwanted pounds. But finding the right gym can be a workout all on its own. “Before you make that purchase…