Brad Hawkins begins ‘listening tour’ Oct. 5

WENATCHEE — Residents in the 12th Legislative District have an opportunity to meet with Sen. Brad Hawkins as he begins his “listening tour” Oct. 5-7. Hawkins will meet constituents by appointment at public locations in Chelan, Douglas, Grant and Okanogan counties. On Oct. 5, he’ll start at Leavenworth City Hall (8:15 to 10 a.m.), then stop at Wenatchee’s Confluence Technology...
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Foster Creek CD to meet Oct. 11

WATERVILLE — The Foster Creek Conservation District will hold a board meeting Oct. 11 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the St. Andrews Grange Hall in St. Andrews. For more information, contact Jonathan Merz, district manager, at 888-6372 or visit fostercreekcd.org.
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Engineering firms to be interviewed Oct. 10

The Waterville Town Council scheduled a special meeting on Oct. 10 to interview three engineering firms that responded to recent Requests for Statements of Qualifications related to wastewater improvements. This was set by the council members during their regular meeting Oct. 2.
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Douglas County PUD Commission meeting report from Sept. 25

Douglas County PUD Commissioners Ronald E. Skagen, Molly Simpson and Aaron J. Viebrock executed the following actions during the Sept. 25 commission meeting held at the district’s East Wenatchee office: Opened bids under bid document 17-01-W, upgrade the 300T Gantry crane at the Wells Hydroelectric Project. The bids will be evaluated prior to a recommendation for contract award. Awarded...
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Council wants town to take a closer look at park water use

According to information given to Waterville Town Council members at their regular Sept. 18 meeting, Pioneer Park water use averaged 51,020 cubic feet per month from June to September of 2016. The pool park averaged 43,745 cubic feet during that same time period.
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Irrigation project awaits a vault lid, electrical work for completion

The Waterville Town Council learned at its Sept. 5 regular meeting that final completion of the Rainier Street Irrigation Project is on hold until a vault lid can be delivered and installed and electrical work can be completed.
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Rahm resigns as NCW Fair manager

The North Central Washington Fair will again be seeking a new manager. 
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Hawkins plans first annual ‘listening tour’

EAST WENATCHEE — Sen. Brad Hawkins will visit several 12th District communities this fall to hear directly from constituents. The first of what Hawkins expects to become an annual “listening tour” is set for Oct. 5-7 to meet with individual constituents, employers, local governments and community groups, according to a news release. “I thought this would be a creative way to go out and...
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Douglas County PUD Commission meeting report

Douglas County PUD Commissioners Ronald E. Skagen, Molly Simpson and Aaron J. Viebrock executed the following actions during the Aug. 28 commission meeting held at the district’s Bridgeport office: Heard a report for the bid opening for bid document 17-12-W, Pateros dock replacement and boat launch improvements. All bids will be evaluated prior to contract award. Authorized acceptance of...
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South Douglas Conservation District will meet on Sept. 11

WATERVILLE — The South Douglas Conservation District will meet at 7 p.m. Sept. 11 at the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service conference room, 103 N. Baker St. in Waterville. Due to the Labor Day holiday, this meeting is one week later than usual. The public is welcome to attend. For more information, call 745-9160.
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