Yard sale donation storage full-

 The LWFR Auxiliary will not have an August drop-off day for yard sale donations. Due to the great response our containers and storage are full.  The next opportunity for donation drop-offs will be the Friday of Labor Day weekend. Thank you everyone for your support!  We’re looking forward to another great Yard Sale!!

Chelan County Assessor Meeting Write Up

By: Ed Martinez:
About 50 local property owners, mostly North Shore area folks, met with Chelan County Assessor Deanna Walter at the fire station at Lake Wenatchee on July 19th to discuss, ask questions and voice opinions on the significant increase on property valuations recently issued by the Auditor.

Ed’s write up is published on our Facebook Page for your comments.

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Delays on US 2 near Bering

12:50 PM Thursday:  We’ve just been advised by one of our locals that a piece of highway construction equipment has tipped over off US 2 about 6miles East of Bering causing lengthy delays both ways. I don’t see anything currently up on the DOT website about it………

Free sports physicals August 1st

 Cascade Medical and Cascade School District have teamed up to offer free sports physicals, 4-7 p.m. Aug. 1, at Icicle River Middle School. First come, first served. No appointment necessary.

Sports physicals are required for all middle school and high school athletes before the first practice. Students must be enrolled in Cascade School District. Please bring a parent/guardian and wear gym clothes. If parents cannot attend, bring a signed pre-participation form available at cascademedical.org. Students who have potentially serious medical conditions will be referred to their primary care provider.

This event is possible thanks to the volunteer efforts of parents, nurses, family practice providers and school district staff. Can’t make it Aug. 1? Schedule a sports physical with your primary care provider or call Cascade Medical at (509) 548-3420.


 Introducing the new Upper Valley Free Nurse Community Clinic.   Terri Weiss, RN, of Upper Valley MEND, will host a free walk-in clinic every first Thursday, 4-6 p.m., at The Pantry in Plain, next door to Plain Community Church, starting Aug. 3. Her mission is to provide:

  • Surveillance and monitoring of chronic diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, obesity and mental health conditions
  • Assessment and triage of non-emergent medical, dental and health conditions
  • Referrals to appropriate medical, dental, behavioral health and alternative providers
  • Assist with acquiring medical insurance coverage

For more information, call Terri at 206-795-1888.

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Chelan County will be hosting a group meeting to discuss questions regarding the Shoreline Master Program map designations.

This discussion is indented to be with property owners. Please mark your calendar for Wednesday July 26th from 1:30- 4:30 pm. The meeting will be held at 400 Douglas Street, meeting room 1, Wenatchee, WA. The agenda will be sent out next week.
The Shoreline Master Program Draft Map Designations (attached) are also located online on the ftp site:


 The Wok About Grill in Leavenworth, as part of their Benevolent Night program, will  donate part of their proceeds of next Wednesday evening, July 19th,  to the  Cascade Medical Foundation in Leavenworth. That organization does so much to preserve and make better the great asset we have in our local hospital and emergency medical service provider. The event begins at 5:30 and continues to closing that evening. Please consider being part of this-  you’ll have a good time, a great meal and do a good thing for your community.