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Jon and Margaret Wheeler of Leavenworth celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary in a private Zoom celebration at their home. Margaret Clarke married Jon Wheeler November 12, 1960 at the Queen of Angels church in Nashua, Montana. The couple lived in Fort Peck, Glasgow, and Helena, Montana before...

Anita Wilkie.
The Leavenworth Lions Club 2019-2020 Lion of the Year is Anita Wilkie. She served as Vice President most of the 2019-2020 Lions Year, but took over after that year’s president, Patrick Olsen, needed to resign from his position and the club.  In addition to her leadership responsibilities, Anita...
P.E.O. is an organization of woman who provide support to other women as they continue their educational journey. The Local Chapter JF-WA is grateful for the continued support from Leavenworth and surrounding communities in helping us reach our goals. This year’s recipients are: Abby Bergren of...

We are thrilled to announce that Catalina Arellano will be the new manager at Das Thrift Haus. Catalina is moving up from the assistant manager position as retail manager Mary Rossing moves on to new adventures in the fall. Congratulations Catalina!

Jenna Neff-Jacques
Mt. Stuart PT is pleased to announce the addition of a new Physical Therapist to our staff. Jenna Neff-Jacques, PT, DPT, OCS will be available to take clients beginning 7/6/2020. A Wenatchee native, Jenna and her husband are happy to return to the Wenatchee Valley. She received her undergraduate...
Emily Gianella and Blaine Dawson were married in Palm Coast, Florida on June 13, 2020.  Emily is the daughter of Stephanie Stephens of Memphis, Tennessee and Keith Gianella of Bend, Oregon.  Blaine is the son of John and Jean Dawson of Leavenworth and a 2008 graduate of Cascade High School. Emily...
Verg and Mert Bloomquist celebrated their 75th anniversary on June 2. They were married in a triple ring ceremony on June 2, 1945 in Carson City Nevada. The wedding was performed in the preacher’s home with only Mert's mother, Mrs. Opal Doutt and Mert's sister Ruth Ingertson in attendance....

Jim Craig
The position of Manager for the Leavenworth Fisheries Complex (LFC) has been vacant since May 2019. As of March 2, Jim Craig will take over the job. Jim has been the Deputy Manager for LFC since 2014 and a local resident since 2000. After acquiring his BS in Fisheries from Humboldt State University...

PHOTO BY TERRY PRICE Elmer Larsen built and painted this little library in Memory of Ann Ostella. Ann was a long time Leavenworth resident and Coordinator of The Upper Valley Museum for many years. Shealso loved her morning coffee group at O’Grady’s Pantry where the Library is placed and dedicated. Cutting the ribbon for the Library is long time friend Melissa Osborne.
On Wednesday, Feb. 5th about a dozen people gathered just outside the main entrance to O’Grady’s Pantry in memory of Ann Ostella. The occasion was a ribbon cutting ceremony on a “Little Free Library” that has been mounted just to the left of the entry door in memory of Ann.  She was a long time...
P.E.O. Scholarships announced
From left: Joyce Schiferl (P.E.O.), Maria Navarrete, Diana Runions, Mimi Keller (P.E.O.)
P.E.O. is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 - P.E.O. Chapter JF-WA Scholarships;  Maria Navarrete, from East Wenatchee, who is pursuing her Master’s degree in Social Work with an emphasis in Mental Health; and Diana Runions, from Leavenworth, who is pursuing her Master’s degree in...

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