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UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 2, 2017

Holden Village finds new beginning after test of fire, massive mine cleanup

A wildfire and a massive mine cleanup tested Holden Village, a Lutheran retreat center in the North Cascades. About 4,000 people visit the village each year, which operates in a …

Remote, rustic Holden Village a summer camp for the whole family

My first glimpse of Holden Village was the tailings. I was 10, and my family was nearing the end of a 32-mile backpacking trip to Holden. Soon after leaving Hart …

Company’s cleanup near Holden Village honored by mining association

Rio Tinto has received an industry award for the ongoing clean up of a historic Holden Mine near Lake Chelan. The award was given by the American Exploration & Mining …

High fire danger to persist in Inland Northwest

As wildfires intensify across the Pacific Northwest, forecasters warned that extremely dangerous weather conditions would continue again today and that smoke from those fires may cause air quality to deteriorate. …

Fire evacuations pending for Holden Village, Lucerne

Evacuation notices are pending for the Lake Chelan communities of Holden Village and Lucerne following flare ups on the Wolverine Fire.

Wilderness access limited at Holden Village

Access to the Glacier Peak Wilderness through Holden Village off Lake Chelan will be limited this year by federally required cleanup of the Holden Mine. Okanogan-Wenatchee Forest Service officials say …

Adventurer soars the winds and rides the waves of Lake Chelan

I have been going to Lake Chelan since I was pint-sized. Annual family trips originally led to Holden Village, a remote company mining town converted to a retreat center run …