IRIS | Douglas County Fire District 4 Auxiliary provides support to volunteer firefighters

This is the final installment in a series of eight stories featured ahead of the ninth annual NCW Community Success Summit, which IRIS (Initiative for Rural Innovation & Stewardship) is convening in Pateros on Nov. 15.
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IRIS | TLC keeps seniors in their homes

This is the seventh in a series of eight stories featured ahead of the ninth annual NCW Community Success Summit, which IRIS (Initiative for Rural Innovation & Stewardship) is convening in Pateros on Nov. 15.
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IRIS | Fish Management Water Tool lauded for environmental stewardship

  By Meaghan Vibbert Douglas County PUD This is the sixth in a series of eight stories featured ahead of the ninth annual NCW Community Success Summit, which IRIS (Initiative for Rural Innovation & Stewardship) is convening in Pateros on Nov. 15. This year’s event, “Pateros Strong,” will celebrate stories about our environment, community, and economy that are helping to...
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Community Success Summit registration under way

NCW — The ninth annual NCW Community Success Summit will be held Nov. 15 in Pateros. The event, sponsored by the Initiative for Rural Innovation & Stewardship (IRIS), will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Pateros School Gym. This year’s summit, with the theme “Pateros Strong,” will explore how residents have strengthened their whole community stretching south to...
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IRIS | Project makes Tunk Valley safe for grouse population

This is the fifth in a series of eight stories featured ahead of the ninth annual NCW Community Success Summit, which IRIS (Initiative for Rural Innovation & Stewardship) is convening in Pateros on Nov. 15.
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IRIS | Goal of Give 10 campaign to leave a community legacy

This is the fourth in a series of eight stories featured ahead of the ninth annual NCW Community Success Summit, which IRIS (Initiative for Rural Innovation & Stewardship) is convening in Pateros on Nov. 15.
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IRIS | Chelan’s ‘Happy Hens’ creating awareness of ‘soil-focused farming’

This is the third in a series of eight stories featured ahead of the ninth annual NCW Community Success Summit, which IRIS (Initiative for Rural Innovation & Stewardship) is convening in Pateros on Nov. 15.
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Main Street Association promotes Waterville’s Historic Downtown District

  By Lisa Davies This is the second in a series of eight stories featured ahead of the ninth annual NCW Community Success Summit, which IRIS (Initiative for Rural Innovation & Stewardship) is convening in Pateros on Nov. 15. This year’s event, “Pateros Strong,” will celebrate stories about our environment, community, and economy that are helping to connect and strengthen...
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IRIS Success Summit | Smokerjumper base survives with strong support

By Bill Moody This is the first of a series of eight stories featured ahead of the ninth annual NCW Community Success Summit, which IRIS (Initiative for Rural Innovation & Stewardship) is convening in Pateros on Nov. 15. This year’s event, “Pateros Strong,” will celebrate stories about our environment, community, and economy that are helping to connect and strengthen our region....
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IRIS to host 9th annual NCW Community Success Summit in Pateros

By Nancy Warner Initiative for Rural Innovation & Stewardship The Initiative for Rural Innovation & Stewardship (IRIS) plans to showcase success stories when it teams up with partners to convene the 9th annual NCW Community Success Summit in Pateros on Thursday, Nov. 15. “Pateros Strong” is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Pateros School Gym. “We’re thrilled to work with...
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