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River Bend Drive residents want this KOA entrance closed to the public once the new Zelt Strasse is opened. Some on the Leavenworth City Council are arguing it should remain open.
Part two of two The Leavenworth City Council is considering striking a portion of the city code which relates to RV park access through a residential neighborhood. The city attorney has recommended removing the portion code, believing it is vague. But the attorney for the River Bend Park...
The community came together to share soup, stories and support for the Community Cupboard food bank at the Empty Bowls Soup Supper last week. Around 700 people enjoyed soup, noodles, bread and cookies donated by local restaurants, businesses and community members. Pictured, a hungry crowd awaits...

Construction is progressing on Zelt Strasse, which will be the new entrance to the KOA. River Bend Drive residents want the existing entrance closed for good.
Part one of two The River Bend Park Association has advocated closure of the access to KOA through River Bend Drive once the new Zelt Strasse entrance to the park is opened. River Bend Park Association Attorney Steve Demarest has pointed out to the council there is a portion of the city code that...
The Leavenworth City Council appears poised to set interim zoning controls regarding bitcoin high density power load uses. This was discussed at the March 13 city council study session. In cooperation with the Chelan County PUD, city administrator Joel Walinski said without regulatory intervention...
Chelan County PUD on March 19 stopped taking or processing applications, effective immediately, for electric service for cryptocurrency mining. PUD board members unanimously imposed the application moratorium after reviewing impacts on utility operations from existing loads and applications for...
The Leavenworth City Council has adopted new standards related to a senior utility discount. The city Finance Committee reviewed the utility discount and compared that discount to other communities to determine if changes needed to be made to the reduced rates on the Leavenworth rate and fee...

The Eight Mile Lake trail is very popular, with mostly day hikers. The Forest Service will decide whether the trail will be closed down, due to the dam failure possibility.
The Icicle and Peshastin Irrigation Districts last week declared an emergency related to the dam at Eight Mile Lake. The dam itself, which was constructed in the 1920s, has not failed, but now it is being threatened due to the impacts of the Jack Creek Fire last fall. The fire burned through a...

The changes in the Link Transit daily schedule would likely affect most daily riders. Link is looking for feedback on the changes.
Link Transit is proposing a later bus schedule for most routes, and a revised schedule for outboard routes to Chelan and Leavenworth. Link Transit Marketing and Communications Manager Eric West said the changes are part of the resources they have available. “We have some money put aside in our...

The original plan for the new Link Transit Station only included a small bathroom for the drivers. The city would like the plan to include a public restroom.
Leavenworth city officials are continuing their discussions about adding public restrooms to the proposed new Link Transit station near Safeway. Development Director Nate Pate briefed the council at the Feb. 27 meeting. “This is a discussion topic for council consideration for possible future...
Sen. Brad Hawkins has obtained full legislative support for his legislation to help Leavenworth respond to a boundary change for Washington’s apple maggot quarantine area. The Senate this evening unanimously agreed with changes made by the House of Representatives to Hawkins’ Senate Bill 6055. His...

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