Announcements

Fall work day at Camp Zanika this Saturday, Oct 28th

 Camp Zanika at Lake Wenatchee is having it’s annual fall clean-up workday this Saturday, October 28th, at the camp at 16400 Cedar Brae Road. Work begins at 9AM, will continue to 4PM, and volunteers are encouraged to be part of …

FireWise chipping underway………………

 The fall 2017 FireWise Communities chipping program is underway. Crews from Wildfire Home Protection LLC, contracted by DNR to chip brush stacked by homeowners in the cleanup of their properties, are pictured at work on Cedar Brae Road October 24th. …

LWFR Special Meeting about future growth; November 6th, 7PM

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
Lake Wenatchee Fire & Rescue (LWFR) will hold a Public Meeting to discuss the potential acquisition of property near the Plain Fire Station.
DATE: NOV. 6, 2017
TIME: 7PM
LOCATION: Station 91, 31696 LAKE WENATCHEE HWY…

Fall clean-up at the Y camp- October 28th & 29th; Volunteers needed

 It’s fall clean-up time at the Lake Wenatchee YMCA camp. The dates are for Saturday, October 28, (Make a Difference Day in the Wenatchee Valley)  from 9-5pm,  and again on Sunday October 29 from 9-2pm. We’ll have plenty of coffee …

Rising water levels……………..

Speechless Beauty, By: Amanda Fisher

Got your beach toys secured? The rain over the last several days has already brought the lake up significantly and the current forecast shows heavy rain over the weekend. The river flow forecast shows the …

Trunk or Treat on Halloween in Plain

The annual Trunk or Treat event will take place Halloween night, October 31st,  from 6PM to 7:30 PM in the parking lot of Plain Grocery/Plain Hardware/The Old Mill. Decorate your car trunk and come with treats or just bring your …

Free mammograms at Cascade Medical through October

 Thanks to the Think Pink fund, a group of local business owners, Cascade Medical is offering free mammograms through October for uninsured women who live within the hospital district, including Dryden, Peshastin, Leavenworth and Plain. The idea started with Obertal …

Meet with your County Commissioner this Friday, Oct 13th

 County Commissioner Kevin Overbay will meet have his monthly open meeting with constituents this Friday, October 13th, in the conference room at Beaver Valley Lodging, in Plain. This is the building immediately South of Plain Grocery. Mike Kaputa, Director of …

LWFR Commissioners 10-10-17 meeting time changed

 Due to a scheduling conflict, the regular meeting of the Lake Wenatchee Fire and Rescue District Commissioners will begin at 9:00 AM,  instead of the regular 10:00 AM, on October 10th, 2017.

The meeting will be held at 21696 Lake …

Meet Senator Brad Hawkins

  Washington state senator Brad Hawkins will do a “listening tour” of his district in the upcoming days. If you are interested in arranging a time to visit with him at any of these visit sites, email him at brad.hawkins@leg.wa.gov or …

Outdoor burning now permitted

 Opening burning is again permitted in our area  . Piles should remain 4 x
4 or smaller, larger piles require DNR permitting. Means to extinguish
must be at hand and the fire MUST be completely extinguished prior to
walking away.…

Special Showing; Era of Megafires; Monday, Oct 2nd

The Snowy Owl Theatre at the Sleeping Lady resort will host a special screening of the Era of Megafires Monday, October 2nd, with the goal of turning this mixed media, traveling presentation on wildfire in the west into a feature …

Firewise Chipping Event

Fall Chipping Sign-Up Deadline has just been extended through October 1st. To register, please use this link.

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 …

Forest Service Schedule of Prescribed Burns

Campfires in approved-type pits now permitted…………..

 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 …

Kahler Glen Golf & Ski Resort Charity Tournament Oct 8th

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 …

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, …

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 …

Wenatchee Basin Fish Passage Barrier Assessment

Watch “Making Way For Salmon”