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Three people have applied to fill the Leavenworth City Council seat made available when Gretchen Wearne resigned from the council. Larry Meyer, Carl Florea and Jason Ludgren have applied to fill the seat. Meyer and Florea have both served on the council in the past, while Lundren has sought...

This architect drawing shows a possible re-routing of 14th Street in order to bring the public works department together.
The public works facilities in Leavenworth need to be expanded due to the upcoming improvements to the city’s wastewater treatment facility. This new footprint would be located at the current public works maintenance facility on 14th Street. Last October, Public Works Director Herb Amick, Street/...

This drawing shows the project area for the upcoming Eagle Creek Road project.
The public works facilities in Leavenworth need to be expanded due to the upcoming improvements to the city’s wastewater treatment facility. This new footprint would be located at the current public works maintenance facility on 14th Street. Last October, Public Works Director Herb Amick, Street/...
On Tuesday night, the Leavenwrth City Council interviewed three candidates for the open seat, previously vacated by Gretchen Wearne. Interviewed were Larry Meyer, Carl Florea and Jason Lundgren. After the interviews, the council narrowed the field to Florea and Lundgren. In a final vote, Jason...
Part one of two Was the 2017 Christmas Lighting Festival the best ever or the worst ever? Depends on your perspective. The crowd was perhaps the biggest ever, around 25,000. With that came traffic, traffic and more traffic, basically gridlocking the town for most of the day and night during the...

The future of Salmon Fest will be discussed at a meeting from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 17 at the Chelan PUD Auditorium in Leavenworth.
The much-beloved Wenatchee River Salmon Festival needs help to move into the future. Friends of Northwest Hatcheries (Friends), a group which has supported Salmon Fest since 1991, needs new members to carry on its award-winning, natural resource-themed event. The long-term director of Salmon Fest...

The annual Bavarian Bruisefest roller derby planned for this weekend at the Festhalle in Leavenworth.
The fourth annual Bavarian Bruisefest roller derby tournament is coming Jan. 13, 14 to the Leavenworth Festhalle. Twelve teams from Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Canada are coming to town for the two-day tournament. The previous years have gone great, according to event organizer and Apple City...

The annual Bavarian Ice Fest in Leavenworth always features a unique molded ice sign which sits in front of the Gazebo downtown. Notice the Seahawk "12" in the middle.
The annual Bavarian Ice Fest is coming up this weekend in Leavenworth. For the new Leavenworth Chamber Events Coordinator, Morgan Eastman, this is her first crack at organizing the festival. “It’s been good. I’ve done a couple events on my own, so I’m learning as I go. It’s a lot of fun,” Eastman...

The new owners of Schocolat in Leavenworth, Andrew and Charissa DeMoss.
Damian Browne and Susie Johnson have sold their successful chocolate shop, Schocolat, to a local couple who are moving back to Leavenworth, Andrew and Charissa DeMoss. Brown and Johnson started the shop 10 years ago. “Susie worked for a vary famous chocolate store at one point. That’s where she...
Just installed, there are now Evolis Radar Speed Signs accompanied by “Narrow Bridge” and “25mph” signs, at each end of the Icicle Road bridge over the Wenatchee River in Leavenworth, to slow motorists and make it safer for drivers, bikers and pedestrians. IRCC is proud to have made it happen....

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