Chelan County Volunteer Search and Rescue Train at Saddlerock

Saddlerock was visited by the orange-shirted Chelan County Volunteer Search and Rescue teams who were taking part in their annual field skills training academy. Matt Kozma says part of it is working on a variety of different search styles such as grid, rapid, detailed or type searches and evidence-style searches….



Downtown Land Sale Full of Possibilities for Wenatchee

A significant portion of downtown Wenatchee just went up for sale. Lineage Logistics is selling 12, mostly cold storage buildings for $13.6 million. The buildings are separated into two plants. The North Plant consists of buildings centered around Worthen Street next to Riverfront Park, while the South Plant is located…




Vulnerable Persons Registration Event Saturday at Pybus

Saturday, April 20th from 9 a.m. through 2 p.m., the Wenatchee Police will be holding a vulnerable person registration event at Pybus Public Market. According to the WPD Facebook page, if you have a loved one, or are a caregiver to a vulnerable person, the VP Registry is a great…


WDFW Looking for Feedback on Columbia Basin Wildlife Area Plan

OLYMPIA – The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) will hold a public open house on May 2 to kick off a planning process for the Columbia Basin Wildlife Area in Central Washington. The wildlife area is made up of 13 units of land covering 192,000 acres in Grant…



Search and Rescue Field Exercises Planned for Appleatchee Trails Area

Hikers around the Appleatchee Trails area near Saddlerock shouldn’t be concerned if they notice other hikers behaving oddly Saturday. Chelan County Volunteer Search and Rescue (CCVSAR) will be conducting field exercises from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm April 20th. Training includes mock evidence and subject searches, litter handling, radio communications…


Our Future Will Not Wait

Our Valley Our Future looks ahead while solving problems with consensus, compromise and curiosity … “It is so much more powerful when we all work together as one, getting back to what I mentioned earlier, our valley is about one community we’re about efficiencies, we’re about resiliency, when we all…