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The March 3 Bluebird Peshastin facility fire was reported at 7:05 p.m. and since then been under investigation. The fire destroyed 36,000 square foot structure and the estimated dollar loss is $8 million in structure damage and $9 million for fruit, After investigating, the area of origin was...
Water from the Peshastin wells has been tested and found free of contaminants. We have been treating with a little extra chlorine as a precautionary measure, and will be continuing our regular testing schedule, but as of this time the water has been certified as safe for all normal uses. The WA...

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As a precautionary measure, the Peshastin Water District has issued a boil water recommendation until further notice. Please boil all water used for cooking and consumption for 3-4 minutes. Over a million gallons of water have been pulled from our system to fight the fire, creating an extra draw...
Drug overdoses are now the leading cause of death for Americans under 50.  Families across the country are dealing with the health, emotional, and economic effects of the opioid epidemic.  We hope you will join educators, students and community leaders/members in a unique opportunity for a...
Leavenworth, Wash. – The Icicle Fund is now accepting applications for Initiative and Strategic Project grants. The deadline for both programs is March 4th. The Fund awards grants to non-profit organizations who develop North Central Washington as a region where nature, the arts, and the area’s...
January 24, 2019 – Chelan County Auditor, Skip Moore has announced that ballots for the February 12th Special Election have been mailed for the following districts: Manson School District No. 19 and Public Hospital District No. 1.  Ballots must be postmarked or deposited into an official ballot...

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The Chumstick Wildfire Stewardship Coalition (CWSC) in Leavenworth, Wash., has been awarded $100,000 in new funding through the Washington State Department of Natural Resources’ (DNR) All Lands Forest Restoration Grant Program and $25,000 through DNR’s Building Forest Partnerships Grant Program....
Since Steven's Pass as come under new ownership, Vail Resorts, there has been a few changes. There will be a replacement and upgrade to the Daisy Chairlift and Brooks Chairlift. There are also plans to make improvements to on mountain dining. This is part of the $35 million commitment Vail Resorts...
    Applications are now being accepted from local women for the Upper Valley Scholarship P.E.O Chapter JF, Leavenworth WA. The purpose of the scholarship is to assist women in need of financial help, return to higher education in an accredited university, college or technical school in  the...

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