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Gary Bégin/NCW Media Dr. Kim Schrier
  As most of us know by now, our Congressman, Republican Dave Reichert, has decided to leave Congress at the end of this year. Republican legislator Dino Rossi and Democrat Dr. Kim Schrier have so far been the leading replacement choices for Reichert’s 8th Congressional seat. Reichert has joined a...

Submitted photo Bill Grassie
  NCW Media Managing Editor Gary Bégin interviewed 8th District Congressional candidate Bill Grassie recently to get his take on a variety of issues. His answers follow: NCW Media: Why do you want to be our Congressman?  Bill Grassie: I entered this race as an Independent Centrist because our...

Submitted photo Alan Fahnestock
  Alan Fahnestock is running as a Democrat for State Representative, District 12, Position Two, against one-term incumbent Republican Mike Steele of Chelan. He sat down at the Eagles Club in Wenatchee recently with NCW Managing Editor Gary Bégin to answer a few questions: NCW Media: Why do you want...

Submitted photo Bob Bugert
  NCW Media Managing Editor Gary Bégin interviewed Chelan County Board of Commissioners candidate Bob Bugert about various issues. What follows are his answers: NCW Media: Tell the readers about yourself. Bob Bugert: I was raised with strong family values – hard work, honesty, your word is your...

Photo submitted by Leavenworth Summer Theater The spectacular Ski Hill Amphitheater is home to Little Women. The Broadway Musical production by Leavenworth Summer Theater. Directed by Leavenworth’s Tiffany Mausser. The play opens Wednesday. From Left to right is Madison Zerak as Jo March, Daina Toevs as Marmee March, Victoria Smith as Beth March, Michela Munoz as Meg March.
  The play is a musical adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s novel about the March sisters as they come of age during the civil war. Its a story of love, grief, loyalty and finding purpose made into  an award winning Broadway musical.  Little Women is under the direction of Leavenworth native Tiffany...
Sheriff Brian Burnett is saddened to report on July 25, 2018 at approximately 6:30pm the Chelan County Sheriff’s responded to a vehicle versus bicyclist collision on Icicle Road near the intersection with Prowell Street in Leavenworth.  The bicyclist was a 9 year old female who was struck by a...

Submitted photo Keiki Stacy Weigle on left, with son and husband.
  NCW Media Managing Editor Gary Bégin interviewed C. Keiki Stacy Weigle recently about why he wants to take the 12th District Representative seat soon to be vacated by Cary Condotta. Why do you want to be our 12th District State Representative? Keiki Weigle: As stated once by Nobel Peace Prize...
  Sixty years ago the issues involving life in Leavenworth were dramatically different. The economy was collapsing. Property values were declining. Buildings were falling into disrepair and junk filled neighborhood yards. A group of local residents came together and developed a bold plan to turn...

Courtsey photo Dr. Shannon Hader
  NCW Media Managing Editor Gary Bégin interviewed Democrat Party candidate Dr. Shannon Hader about why she wants to take Congressman Dave Reichert’s 8th Congressional seat when he retires. Her answers follow: NCW Media: Why do you want to be our Congresswoman? Shannon Hader: I’m running for office...

File Photo City officials are asking voters to approve an increase in the Operations and Maintenance property tax levy to fund improvements to the Community Pool
  Eighteen years ago, the citizens of the Upper Valley Recreation Area (PRSA) had the foresight and dedication to the members of the community, and their visitors, to build the Leavenworth Community Pool.  Construction was paid for with funds financed through a municipal bond that the residents...

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