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Sgt Leandro Jasso
Cascade High School 2012 Graduate, Sgt Leandro Jasso who was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, was killed in action in Afghanistan on Saturday, Nov 24th.   Funeral services will be held on Sunday, December 9th, at 11 a.m. at the Cascade High School Main Gym. */
The stage is set
The Village of Lights is once again ready to inspire our visitors to enjoy the sightds, sounds and joy of the season.
The first weekend of Christmas Lighting begins Friday. The Leavenworth Christmas Lighting Festival is now recognized nationally as the best Christmaas Lighting Festival in the country. Thousands will desend on our little Bavarian Village to share in the joy of this festive season. It is a challenge...
    The one bathroom, four bedroom house that is older than any Leavenworth resident (a safe assumption), has finally gotten an ending to all of the stories that have occurred within the walls. After it's 118 birthday, the home was torn down by the Rayfield Brothers Excavating company on November...
    A subject of many Leavenworth residents interest and a topic that arose during many city council meetings - a step for the possible future installment of the Adventure Park was an agenda item at the November 27 City Council meeting.     The conversation and speculation around the theme park...

Photo of the Sleeping Lady Resort (Photo by Bill Forhan)
LEAVENWORTH – Harriet Bullitt, iconic philanthropist and the founder of many mission-driven businesses and non-profits, will transfer her ownership of the Sleeping Lady business to Icicle Fund effective December 31. “Well I have to have a plan because I’m going to be 95 this year,” said Bullitt. “...
UNION GAP– A Stage 1 burn ban in Chelan, Douglas, Kittitas and Okanogan counties expires at 4 p.m., today (Nov 26, 2018), according to the Washington Department of Ecology. Up-to-date burn ban information is available at www.waburnbans.net Contact: Joye Redfield-Wilder, communications, 509 575-2610...
Safety first - so Chelan County Sheriff's Office, Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission and the Lake Wenatchee Recreation Club have teamed up to open the chance for young snowmobilers to take a free Snowmobile Safety Certification Class.     It's routine to prepare a teen before they...

(Photo contributed by US Army Special Operations Command)
    The death of a 25 year old Army Ranger who was a Leavenworth native was announced by the Department of Defense. Sgt. Leandro A.S. Jasso died November 24 while deployed in Afghanistan, according to a press release by the Department of Defense.     His death was a result of wounds that were...

(Photo courtesy of State Trooper John Bryant) The green 1999 Subaru collided with the pole outside of the Smallwoods Farm.
    A green Subaru going eastbound veered off of Highway 2, missed the slight curve to  the left and eventually struck a telephone pole in front of Smallwoods Harvest fruit stand on Monday, November 19. The vehicle went through a chain link fence with a pole from the fence entering the car -...
As the calendar flips one month closer to December, people began making that steady incline to prepare for the holidays. An abundance of holiday commercials infiltrating television screens, neighbors dragging those multicolored bulbs up on their roof and candy canes suddenly being gripped in...

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