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50-Mile Commute to Put Food on the Table


An iconic Chelan restaurant where locals and tourists enjoy home cooked food along with the gift of gab, the Apple Cup employs a waitstaff who are ambassadors for the town’s natural charm. Yet, for one of the staff members, it’s a town that she may never call home. “It’s extremely frustrating knowing I can never

Rachael’s Story

I am a 4th generation Chelan native. My parents and grandparents were orchardists, truck drivers, maids and hotel owners here in the Chelan valley. I took my first job at the Lake View Drive In when I was 14  years old.  My favorite spot to swim is Mermaid rock on the South Shore. I love

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