Annual Just Plain Fun Run and Fundraiser!

Sunday Sept 24th 1:00pm
Annual Just Plain Fun Run:

11 am — Walk-up Registration at Plain Hardware
11 am to 12:30 pm — Race # Pickup at Plain Hardware
1 pm — Race Starts at Plain Hardware

Prizes to follow the race!  This is a free event! Suggested donations $10/Individual, $20/Family.
All proceeds benefit Beaver Valley School.

Sponsored by Plain Valley Nordic Team, Lake Wenatchee Fire & Rescue, Just Plain Grocery, Old Mill Cafe, Lake Wenatchee Properties, and Haglund’s Trophies.

Questions?  Email Christie Saugen at Please register ONLINE by midnight, September 23.


Forest Service Schedule of Prescribed Burns

 Based on current weather conditions and the lifting of campfire restrictions by DNR in established campgrounds, campfires in approved-type fire pits are now allowed in the Lake Wenatchee Fire and Rescue district. Fires must be small, attended at all times and a charged hose available. Be sure when walking away that the fire is completely out and cold. Brush or debris burning is not permitted under current restrictions.

Kahler Glen Golf & Ski Resort is having our yearly charity tournament called the “Bob Carmichael Memorial Ball Buster” on October 8th 2017.  This year we will be donating to the Upper Valley Mend.  100% of hole sponsorship & auction proceeds will go directly to Upper Valley Mend.  A portion of the green fees ( – prize money and actual golf course expense) also goes directly to Upper Valley Mend.  We are looking for “hole Sponsors” the cost is $100.00 per hole.  We make a special sign on that hole with the contributors name & recognition at the silent lunch / auction following the tournament.  We are also looking for auction items like a certificate for a meal, massage, gift item, cord of wood or lodging accommodations and the like.

An interesting fact to be shared: with all of the disasters like hurricane Harvey & Irma, most people are giving to organizations such as the Red Cross, to help the people effected. Local food banks are behind in donations because of this.  The pro shop at Kahler Glen is also accepting any food items & will be distributed to the Plain Pantry.  Food Drive bin placed in Pro Shop at Kahler Glen.

Thank you!
Karen Bauder
Kahler Glen Golf & Ski Resort

Nason Ridge Update

The Lake Wenatchee community is very pleased to be working with the Chelan-Douglas Land Trust (CDLT) and the Trust for Public Lands (TPL) in an effort to purchase and conserve the Nason Ridge property. Nason Ridge is a much loved, much used, and highly visible property with outstanding recreational and natural resource values.

Any successful purchase will require substantial philanthropic financial support from the local community, and the CDLT will lead the local fundraising effort once it becomes clear that there is a pathway to purchase the property. TPL and the CDLT will continue to update the local community as that pathway develops.

At this time it is most important for the local community to be engaged, continue to build a list of supporters, and have its voice heard. If you have not signed our petition to Save Nason Ridge, please do so link to petition . Please share the petition with friends, family and via social media.

Free hazardous waste disposal event Sept 29-30

 The Chelan County household hazardous waste collection event is Sept. 29-30 at four locations. Gather up all those old household chemicals you’ve been storing and bring them for proper disposal. It is free to county residents. A reduced fee applies to businesses, which must pre-register.

On Sept. 29, the event will be 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest Headquarters building on Melody Lane in Wenatchee and 10 a.m. to noon at the Entiat Fire Station. On Sept. 30, the event will be 9 a.m. to noon at the Chelan Fire Station in Chelan and 2 to 4:30 p.m. at the Peshastin Elementary School. To get to the Peshastin site drive East from Leavenworth on US 2, turn left across the Peshastin bridge at the traffic light, drive about 1/4 mile and turn right on School Street.

The collection event gives households the chance to dispose of toxic and corrosive materials in a safe way. Materials include things like drain cleaners, paint thinner, old gas, brake fluid, anti-freeze, garden pesticide, insect spray, pool chemicals, bleach and ammonia, and oil-based paint. New this year, latex and water-based paint will not be accepted. Water-based paint can be thickened with kitty litter or other absorbent material, dried and then safely disposed of in your household garbage.

For more information, call Chelan County Public Works at 667-6415 or visit



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