Announcements

Cascade Medical Center Covid testing constrictions………………

 From Cascade Medical Center Nov 16th: Cascade Medical will not be able to perform COVID “travel testing”, or pre-emptive testing prior to a holiday event. We will be able to test you if you are symptomatic OR have had a …

Thank you, Veterans………

 Mick Lamar of Plain continued his annual Veterans Day roadside salute to veterans this year. Thank you, Veterans, and thank you, Mick!…

Heavy snow in forecast Thursday-Saturday

 WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM EARLY THURSDAY EVENING (Nov 12) 
THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY MORNING FOR THE CASCADE CREST INCLUDING
HIGHWAY 2 BETWEEN COLES CORNER AND STEVENS PASS...

* WHAT...Heavy snow possible for The Cascade Crest including
  Highway 2 between 

US Highway 2 traffic advisory………..

The Chelan County Public Utilities District has announced a maintenance project at the fishway at Tumwater Dam will require intermittent, one-lane closures of eastbound Highway 2 starting in late November.

The PUD is also planning an 8-hour, one-lane closure of …

County Commissioners workshop on short-term rentals today, Nov 10th

The Chelan County Board of Commissioners’ third work session  on Short Term Vacation Rental regulation code drafting is scheduled for 1:00 PM today,  November 10th.  The Commissioners will continue their discussion of the draft STR regulation proposal submitted to them

Meet with County Commissioner Bob Bugert this Friday, Nov 13th

Chelan County Commissioner Bob Bugert will meet virtually with Lake Wenatchee/Plain area constituents in his monthly Coffee With Bob session this Friday, November 13,, at 9AM.  He plans to have as his guest Mike Kaputa, Director of the Chelan County …

Trunk or Treat in Plain Saturday evening………….

Lake Wenatchee Fire & Rescue was unable to sponsor Trunk or Treat this Halloween due to Covid-19 restrictions but Plain Hardware and Plain Grocery are making their parking lots available for folks that want to continue that tradition.…

County Commissioners to study short-term rentals proposals Oct 28th

The Chelan County Board of Commissioners’ workshop on Short Term (Vacation) Rental code drafting is scheduled for October 28, 2020 at 1:00 PM for the Board’s consideration of the Planning Commission’s recommended code. The link for that Zoom meeting is

First snow of the year…………

 The first snow of the year has arrived. In the 24 hours beginning Friday morning we’ve received 4.5 inches of heavy, wet snow on the South Shore of Lake Wenatchee.  With the current temps it will probably hang around for …

Plain XC Passes on Sale

It is snowing in Plain! Conveniently, Oct 31st is the deadline for purchasing early season discounted Plain Cross Country ski passes. Stop by the store, or go online to Plain Skiing Passes