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John and Susan Wagner
  The Leavenworth Summer Theater has been a constant in Leavenworth summers since 1994.  This season, founders John and Susan Wagner, are celebrating the 25th anniversary of the theater program.    A Leavenworth community staple, the theater has been flocked by locals, tourists and returning faces...

Coming in on 5 semis the new 59er Diner rolled through Leavenworth last week with an entourage of antique ('50s era cars) and Elvis.
  Notorious for the variety of frothy milkshake flavors, from tropical coconut to traditional, thick chocolate - 59er Diner is a roadside treat where tourists and locals alike have slammed their brakes to stop and indulge their sweet tooth. The jukebox humming an Elvis melody and vinyl booths give...
  The promise of an Alpine Coaster, a Soaring Eagle Zipline, Eurobungy Trampoline - and 58 parking spots. The progression leading to the development of the both dreaded and eagerly awaited Adventure Park has put residents, the city and businesses interlocked in controversy. Residential concerns...

The Chelan PUD Board held a public hearing at the Confluence Technology Center Monday, August 6. Pictured from left are General Manager Steve Wright, Commissioners Garry Arsenault, Steve McKenna, Ann Congdon and Randy Smith.
    Chelan County PUD commissioners last week listened to comments from 14 people on a proposed rate for cryptocurrency operations that reflects the cost of buying variable-priced market power to serve miners and assures cost recovery for any new infrastructure investments.   The comments on Aug. 6...

Photo by Kalie Drago Ella Stimmel, 12, uses the straw as a tool to create a pattern for her tile at the Leavenworth Library's Craft Night for Teens.
  Glue is sticky, colored pencils leave something to be desired and paint is permanent - from artist legends to toddlers still mastering the art of finger paint, many can attest that the process of creating art with irreversible materials can be frustrating. Alcohol ink is a medium that defies the...
Amy Carlson Book Launch
Photo submitted by Reed Carlson
  An evil dragon, a brother who is a bully and Chinese mythology are a few of the components that weave together the story line of the freshly published novel, “Brother Beast”. Leavenworth resident, Amy Carlson, is the author. Carlson paired up with the Leavenworth Public Library to host a book...

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  The travel and activity restrictions, put in place by the Chelan County fire marshal, are the highest level of restrictions allowed by county code. Last Thursday, Chelan County Public Works crews installed some 70 signs around the county indicating the extreme conditions. Under the extreme level...

Submitted photo Pamela Brulotte, Owner.
  LEAVENWORTH - Icicle Brewing Company here has recently joined 1% for the Planet, pledging to donate 1% of distribution sales to support nonprofit organizations focused on the environment. “We are so excited to be the first brewery member of 1% for the Planet in Washington State! We feel that it...

Submitted photo Popular Seattle beer hall heads over the mountains with Bavarian-inspired food and drinks.
  SEATTLE -- Rhein Haus, a German-inspired restaurant with two Puget Sound locations, today announced it will open a massive outdoor patio and double-decker dining hall in Leavenworth this August, serving up beers, schnitzels and sizzling brats to residents and visitors of Central Washington’s...

Submitted photo Dino Rossi
  NCW Media Managing Editor Gary Bégin reached out to Republican candidate for the 8th Congressional District Dino Rossi and posed a few questions to him. What follows are his answers: NCW Media: Why do you want to be the 8th District Congressman? Dino Rossi: I’m running for Congress because D.C....

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