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November 6, 2018 General Election   Last updated on 11/09/2018 4:06 PM Number of Precincts 94 Number of Registered Voters 45,039 Total Ballots Counted 28,631 Estimated Ballots Left to Count 4,605 Next Ballot Count On 11/14/2018 4:00...

The Festhalle was filled with talented bridge players from around the country last week in a regional duplicate bridge tournament sponsored by the American Contract Bridge League. Duplicate bridge is distinguished from traditional party brridge by the fact that the players in the tournament play the same hands and are scored on who played the hand the best.
    Many crowds filter in and out of the large Festhalle on Front Street, using the space as a place of celebration and gatherings. The facility is multipurpose and accommodates a variety of guests that chose the location to host their event. Both residents and tourists have rotated through the...
    Wrapping up the Waste Management contract, weighing in on future parking possibilities and winter music festival permits - the Tuesday, Oct. 23 City Council meeting had a packed agenda. The meeting included three public hearings and a crucial debate over the adoption of the 2018 parking study...
    According to a media release from the Chelan County Sheriff's Office, allegedly a man named James Brown fired a gun at several Burlington Northern Sante Fe employees on Tuesday. Oct. 23. Coincidentally, the employees due to not being able to drive forward for fear of more shots fired nor...
Old McDonald had a farm and the USDA offered him farm loan funding - if he was an underserved applicant or a beginning farmer or rancher. The United States Department of Agriculture sent out a news release to remind producers that the Farm Service Agency offers fiscal help if applicable.     In...

Pictured is Chelan County Commissioner, JC Baldwin, welcoming the attending ports to Enzian Inn and the town of Leavenworth.
Tourists hurriedly flocking to make it to the last Oktoberfest weekend were not the only ones visiting the Bavarian Village last week. The 2018 Small Ports Seminar was hosted this year at the Enzian Inn located on Highway 2. This is a yearly event that occurs every October, however this year the...
  In Northwest Washington, there is no shortage of apples. With businesses like Crunch Pak, designated for pre-cut apples and events like Apple Days in the neighboring Cashmere, apples are a staple in the local communities.  However, with that, there is also a need to keep a control on pests like...
  With limited space and a surge of jobs — the supply and demand for housing can arguably be considered out of balance within the Leavenworth zip code. The Leavenworth Planning Commission has begun churning the wheels of a possible movement towards creating more housing availability, particularly...
  In an ideal world, there would be no such thing as traffic, veggies would be more tempting than carbs and mosquitos would stay away from those enjoying a summer night on the patio. However, with a healthy abundance of tourists, Bavarian style pretzels and the just right summer climate — traffic,...

Photo by Kalie Drago Members of the Leavenworth City Council join Mayor Cheri Kelley Farivar for their prepare for their meeting
  The Tuesday, Sept. 25 City Council meeting brought many housekeeping relevant issues into circulation, including eyeing the future of the community pool in Leavenworth. The meeting went through the usual motions with reports about future developments and current conditions for the city from...

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