Assessors 2020 property valuations…………..

 The annual property valuations from the County Assessor arrived two weeks ago.   After talking with a few neighbors and confirming that their hefty increases were consistent with ours I emailed County Assessor Deanna Walter to confirm  that the valuations were

Cold temps and snow in forecast this week

Winter is preparing to make it’s first appearance at the lake with below freezing temps and significant snow in the forecast.  Wednesday night temps are forecast at 24 degrees, Thursday night at 26.  Snow shows up on Friday with 5 …

Free flu shots in Plain, Thursday, October 22

The Free Clinic operated by Upper Valley MEND will provide free flu shots for  uninsured and under-insured individuals 18 years of age and older from 3PM to 6PM at the Plain Pantry, located at the Plain Community Church.  Get a …

Short-term rental regulation proposals sent to County Commissioners

On October 15th the Chelan County Planning Commission approved draft proposals for the regulation of short-term rentals (STR’s) in  the unincorporated areas of Chelan County. The draft proposals can be viewed in their entirety at
Of particular interest to

Towing tube looking for home………………

 A large towing tube was recovered afloat in Lake Wenatchee this morning (not the pictured one)  To claim it call 509-860-0189 and describe the tube.


Successful search/rescue in area by LWFR and CCSO

Late Saturday evening Lake Wenatchee Fire & Rescue  volunteer firefighters and EMTs assisted Chelan County Sheriff Deputies in the search for and rescue of a 73 year old hunter lost north of fish lake. The hunter was found after an

Make A Difference Day local projects……………….

Saturday, October 24th, is Make-A-Difference Day. There are a lot of good projects out there you can be part of –  for a complete listing of them in the greater Wenatchee area area go to

Local or nearby projects …

Boat adrift…………

An aluminum fishing boat was recovered adrift about mid-lake near the the North Shore of Lake Wenatchee this morning. Registration numbers are missing. If the pictured craft is yours call 509-763-1502 to claim it.…

Emergency evacuation siren testing Tuesday, October 20th

Lake Wenatchee Fire & Rescue will be testing the emergency evacuation sirens on Tuesday, October 20th.  You will hear a 1-minute siren.  This is only a TEST and no action needs to be taken.

Testing will be at Station 92 …

High wind warnings for Tuesday, Oct 13th

                                    URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
                                    National Weather Service Spokane WA
238 AM PDT Mon Oct 12 2020

East Slopes Northern Cascades-
Including the cities of Leavenworth, Mazama, Twisp, Winthrop,
Stehekin, and Conconully
238 AM PDT Mon Oct 12 2020