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US Congressional Representative for District 8, Dr. Kim Schrier, held a Town Hall discussion in Leavenworth on Sunday. Dr. Schrier received her degree from The University of California at Berkley. She is a Democrat. Approximately 30 people were in attendance at the event. During her opening...

A full house enjoys a Leavenworth Summer Theater performance of Fiddler on the Roof at the Hatchery Stage
Leavenworth, Wash.—After 26 years of service, the outdoor theater at Leavenworth National Fish Hatchery is showing its age. Leavenworth Summer Theater (LST), primary user of the stage, requested permission to rebuild it. But the hatchery thought a better option is to rebuild at a different site,...

Submitted photo Despite a little rain an energetic group of volunteers showed up to cleanup the old cemetery on the North Road on Oct. 16; From the left, Gary Brennick, Jim Humphrey, Mike Wyant, Kelly Richards, Chris Johnson, Katy Kriewald, Natasha Martin, Bobbi Ferg, Tanya Davalos, Travis Hamm, Deb Hartl, Chris & Ron Orcutt
The threat of rain did not slow-down the enthusiasm of the fourteen community volunteers who showed up at the North Road Cemetery on Wednesday, Oct. 16, for the 20th semi-annual cleanup event.  Armed with rakes, wheelbarrows, grass trimmers, and garbage bags, these cemetery ‘angels’ were fearless...
November 5, 2019 General Election Last updated on 11/08/2019 4:33 PM Certification Date    11/26/2019 Candidate                              Vote    Percent Mayor Carl J Florea                500     55.49% Scott Bradshaw           398     44.17% Write-In                           3       0.33%...
Ron Hill's home on Commercial street was a total loss after the wind blew over a large tree from his neighbor's yard.  "I've complained to the PUD about that tree in the past," said Hill.  On Friday Hill was in his bathroom around 1:30 p.m. when the tree came craashing down.  "It was a good thing I...

Photo by Carol Forhan Strong winds caused the top half of a power pole to break at approximately 1:35 today. Live powerlines then dropped to the ground and caused the Fire Department to evacuate businesses in the area.
Strong winds have toppled trees, broken power poles and downed power lines in Leavenworth. As a result, most businesses south of Highway 2 are without power and are currently closed.  Cascade Medical Center is operating on emergency generators and is open. Strong winds are projected to continue...
Members of the Transportation Improvement Board, Transportation Benefit District, Chelan Douglas Transportation, City Council and Cascade School District and many other providers and local residents celebrate as Mayor Cheri Kelly Farivar cuts the ribbon to open the new intersection of Pine Street...
In a split vote the city council approved a motion to begin condemnation proceedings on a property at 125 Pine Street. The condemnation authorizes the city attorney to initiate legal proceedings to obtain easements to allow the city to enter the property and construct a driveway. The property is...

Governor Jay Inslee speaks to the crowd in Cashmere.
CASHMERE - Governor Jay Inslee cut the ceremonial grand opening ribbon at the old Cashmere Mill District site, Monday, Sept. 16, for the newest tenants of the Port of Chelan just constructed, multi-million dollar business park. Both state representatives Mike Steele and Keith Goehner were in...
OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced today that burning restrictions have been lowered in many portions of eastern Washington on DNR-protected lands. This became effective Sept. 18, 2019 at 12:01 a.m. Rule and permit burns are allowed in most areas, however...

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