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From left to right, Past International Director Justin Faber, Past District Governor Joyce Stevens, and District Governor Debbie Allan. Submitted by Dorothy Nilles, Leavenworth Lion
Lions Club International, at a recent Lions Conference in Penticton, BC, Canada, awarded Past District Governor Joyce Stevens a GAT recognition.  The GAT, Global Action Team, focuses on helping Lions Clubs meet goals in service membership, and leadership. The Leavenworth Lions Club has been a long-...

Save the date for the annual ‘Nutcracker Day’ event on Thursday, June 1 at the Leavenworth Nutcracker Museum, 735 Front Street. On this day our community is invited to come to the Museum to see different nutcrackers made from different wood, metal, ivory, and more and from all over the world with some dated back centuries. Guests can crack nuts with antique nutcrackers, watch a video of the history of nutcrackers, children can go on a nutcracker hunt, and verify the Guinness Book of Record of 9103 nutcrackers. Enjoy the music of George’s Bavarian Drehorgel, and have a chance to win one of the hourly prizes donated by our local businesses. For this special day, the hours will be 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and entrance on this day is Free for everyone. File Photo

Pictured from left 2) Karen Haire, Marty Lindemann, Rob the maintenance man at Garten Haus (kneeling), Morey Grosse, Bill Motsenbacher Photo submitted by Karen Haire
 On Thursday, May 11, Leavenworth Rotary Club planted "stage 1" of the pollinator garden, in the dirt area bordering the grass in the parking lot "island." At the Garten Haus. The Rotarians planted three types of perennials, all known to attract butterflies and be hardy and deer resistant. They...
Leavenworth Volunteers needed for Camp Zanika The annual spring clean-up day at Camp Zanika Lache on Lake Wenatchee this year is Saturday, May 20, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. They are in need of volunteers that can help open camp for the summer: clean cabins, maintenance on the archery range, the...

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Peshastin community members will soon get the opportunity to hear more about upcoming improvements to the Peshastin Library and provide their feedback on potential changes to the interior spaces. NCW Libraries and the Friends of the Peshastin Library will host a community town hall event on Tuesday...
LEAVENWORTH - Rotary District 5060 is excited to unveil a unique, first-of-its-kind conference coming to Leavenworth May 19-21. Designed to provide a transformative experience for all participants, for the first time ever, Rotary is opening the annual district conference and all associated events...

Vendor booths and picnic tables now set up for the upcoming opening day at the Farmers Market on the grounds of the Cashmere Museum Submitted Photo
The Cashmere Community Farmers Market will kick off the 2023 season on Mother's Day, Sunday May 14, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Located at the Cashmere Museum, 600 Cotlets Way, the opening day will feature 16+ vendors selling flowers, garden starts, spring vegetables, mushrooms, goats’ milk, and artisan...

Leavenworth's Autumn Leaf Festival float this year honors its 60th Anniversary, with portraits of each of their past Royal Ladies running down both sides. 2023 Royal Lady April Watson was at her first parade of the season in Wenatchee for Apple Blossom and was busy doing the Chicken Dance with her attendants. Photo by Lindsay Timmermans
WENATCHEE - The NCW Digital Access and Equity Coalition, along with the Digital Equity Plan Work Group for Chelan, Douglas, and Grant counties, invites community-based organizations to get involved in upcoming efforts to achieve digital equity in North Central Washington. “The pandemic created...
The Leavenworth City Council met on Tuesday, April 25 for their bi-weekly meeting in City Hall at 7:00 p.m. This meeting had a large focus on public hearings and discussions surrounding code changes that needed in-depth input and conversation amongst the council. Firstly, a public safety report was...

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