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The 2019 Bakke Cup returns to the Leavenworth Ski Hill on March 2. The Bakke Cup is a three-way race open to young skiers, ages 6-17. Ages will be broken into five divisions:U8 (6-7 years old), U10 (8-9 years old), U12 (10-11 years old), U14 (12-13 years old) and U18 (14-17 years old).The Bakke Cup...
    Over the course of the last few months, its been a nail biting, 'will they, won't they', uncertainty surrounding the future of the Howard Hopkins Memorial Pool - finally the situation has stabilized. The city of Leavenworth announced February 13 that the Leavenworth watering hole, where the...
A 19 year old Seattle hiker was treated for cold exposure after her and a friend tried to hike Culchuck Lake on Monday, February 20. According to Jason Reinfeld, chief of special operations at the Chelan County Sheriff's office, due to being unable to drive up to the trail head in the winter, the...
    A long time tourist attraction and a celebrated local archive is closing its doors temporarily to prepare for an upcoming transition to a new location - the Upper Valley Museum, operated by the Upper Valley Historical Society, has decided to move out of its former home on Division Street to a...
    According to a press release from Chelan County Sheriff's office, a 39 year old male, Benjamin Hayden, suffered an injury after an afternoon snowmobile accident on February 15. The accident occurred near Sugarloaf Lookout and about 12 miles north of Leavenworth.     Hayden's snowmobile got...
    Some of us have been eyeing the month of February on the calendar excitedly for Valentine's Day, but Cascade Medical Center has been anxious about the Feb. 12 ballot and the outcome for the Cascade Medical Emergency Medical Service levy. And just like that co-worker who received a dozen roses...
    Leavenworth City Council closed the February 12 meeting with updating the community on some individuals favorite hot button topic, Alpine Adventure Park. After the last City Council meeting that had a crammed audience and robust public comment period, this meeting was relatively quiet. However...
The council congregated for their first 8:30 a.m. study session, looking refreshed from that extra thirty minute leeway. And speaking of being refreshed, guest speaker Emily Guildner dropped in to refresh city council on how to navigate the tricky world of social media and engaging with...
    Despite the chill outside and mid-day timing when most would either like to be snug in a blanket or supposed to be starting their day in the office - the public hearing surrounding the commercial lodging on State Highway 2 brought forth an impressive turn out. On Monday, February 11 at 10 a.m...
    Being a young adult or teenager is filled with milestones and learning experiences - getting a drivers license, realizing how tedious college applications, securing that first after school job. Being a teenager also often comes with a stereotype of being selfish, fueled by teen angst and...

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