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From left, Marggie Simmons 2nd Vice-President, Jim Zumini President, Linda Bradshaw 1st Vice-President, Carol Forhan Secretary and Bill Forhan Treasurer.
The Washington State Autumn Leaf Festival Association and the Royal Bavarians held their joint installtion banquet at Alley Cafe on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. Both organizations installed new officers for 2019.
    After lively discussion, crossing their t's and dotting their i',s at the study session earlier that morning - the Leavenworth City Council had a busy Tuesday, November 13 City Council meeting. The agenda had ten action items that varied from monetary to a possible relief to the persistent...
The latest results of the November 6, 2018 General Election just updated Wednesday, November, 14 at "4:04 p.m." by the Chelan County Auditor's office show independent Bob Bugert has defeated Republican Shon Smith for Chelan County Commissioner, seat 2. */
Lodging tax targets pool resurfacing By Kalie Drago Echo Reporter     After a public hearing full of passionate citizens, one rejected .03 cent increase and finally a passed tax levy for the community pool - unfortunately the .11 cent property tax still doesn't cover the needed $150,000 (based...

During a Veterans Day mid-parade pause, Chelan County Commissioner Kevin Overbay accepted an award on behalf of the county, from former state Senator Linda Parlette who presented it on behalf of the Washington Department of Employment Security. Photo by Gary Bégin/NCW Media
WENATCHEE -- The Washington State Department of Employment Security (ESD) asked an old friend and daughter of a U.S. Marine, former state Senator Linda Parlette, to help celebrate the success of a recently enacted statewide initiative to promote hiring veterans called "YesVets." It was a sunny, but...
The last few months have been chock full of sincere pleas from fellow citizens to vote along with email inboxes being plagued with politicians last ditch effort to have voters plug them in for their pick.     Election Day was on Tuesday, November 6 if somehow one missed the commercials, signs and...
The following links will take you directly to ther Secretary of States election results web site. Initiative Measuers  http://results.vote.wa.gov/results/current/Measures-All.html Federal Races http://results.vote.wa.gov/results/current/Federal-All.html State Legislative Races http://results.vote....
November 6, 2018 General Election   Last updated on 11/09/2018 4:06 PM Number of Precincts 94 Number of Registered Voters 45,039 Total Ballots Counted 28,631 Estimated Ballots Left to Count 4,605 Next Ballot Count On 11/14/2018 4:00...

The Festhalle was filled with talented bridge players from around the country last week in a regional duplicate bridge tournament sponsored by the American Contract Bridge League. Duplicate bridge is distinguished from traditional party brridge by the fact that the players in the tournament play the same hands and are scored on who played the hand the best.
    Many crowds filter in and out of the large Festhalle on Front Street, using the space as a place of celebration and gatherings. The facility is multipurpose and accommodates a variety of guests that chose the location to host their event. Both residents and tourists have rotated through the...
    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...

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