Topics such as Climate change and Chelan County's response to this summer's wildfires are on the agenda at today's Tri-Commission meeting in Wenatchee
Chelan County Commissioners meet regularly with their counterparts at the Public Utility District and the Port District to discuss issues of mutual interest.
The Mayors of Wenatchee, Entiat, Chelan, Cashmere and Leavenworth will also attend.
Today's meeting will also include a discussion with Mike WIlliams, the new supervisor for the Okanogan and Wenatchee National Forest...
Washington State's mental health care system is in a state of crisis. It was reported yesterday that Federal regulators threatened to cut funding to Western State Hospital three times this year because of dangerous conditions.
Officials say that reflects the serious problem the state's mental health division is facing.
Douglas County Commissioner Ken Stanton says the problems extend to Eastern State Hospital which contracts with the regional support network for hospital bed space . .
Douglas and Chelan County are working with Grant County to form a new Behaviorial Health Organization (BHO) to administer mental health care services in the region. The new system will also deal with substance abuse issues.
Ballots for the November 3rd election are being mailed out this week to voters.
The Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce is hosting a candidates forum tomorrow evening at the Numerica Performing Arts Center in Wenatchee...