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    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...

Photo by Lana Larson Members of the community gathered to listen to the acoustic music trio, Trillium-239
  Harmonious with the Leavenworth Library’s September theme of celebrating the community, the acoustic trio Trillium-239 visited the library on September 27 at 6:30 to bring an hour of sharing folk songs and stories about the Northwest. With the help of a banjo, strong vocals and an attentive...
  After residents see-sawed back and forth over the possibility of a new tourist attracting addition to the quaint village, the city of Leavenworth was notified on Sept. 19 that the both dreaded and celebrated proposed Adventure Park had withdrawn their Conditional Use Permit application. ...

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