Tuesday, February 27, 2024
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Cascade Mobile Clinic meets patients in their communities

LEAVENWORTH – For just over a year, Cascade Medical has been working outside its traditional brick-and-mortar, bringing the clinic to patients by way of wheels. The Cascade Mobile Clinic …

Young athletes in Leavenworth find joy and skills on the basketball court

LEAVENWORTH - On a recent Tuesday afternoon in the Peshastin Dryden Elementary gym, volunteer coach and dad, Nate Melody, and ten first and second-grade girls had a pretty smooth routine down for …

Leavenworth’s Carolyn Phillips wins at National Master Skier Championship

LEAVENWORTH - Carolyn Phillips has racked up many podium finishes over her long racing career—in skiing and previously also in crew and triathlons—but this year is significant. Phillips …

Plain Valley Ski Trails: breaking down barriers for youth skiing

PLAIN - A local nonprofit, Plain Valley Ski Trails (PVST), works to make skiing more accessible to area youth by helping to remove financial barriers. PVST created and now maintains a …

Exploring Washington’s Beauty: Photography gallery set to open in downtown Leavenworth this spring

LEAVENWORTH — Downtown will be welcoming its newest gallery this spring. Peter James Photography will feature nature photography specific to Washington State showcased on “larger than …

Tierra Village is thriving thanks to intention, but needs more support

LEAVENWORTH - Tucked into Sunitsch Canyon five miles up the Chumstick from Leavenworth, Tierra Learning Center (TLC) is a familiar name associated with the retreat center, Mountain Sprouts preschool, …

Workshop aims to support local caregivers by teaching self-compassion

LEAVENWORTH – Awake Bodies Pilates Studio will host a five-week workshop to help caregivers learn how to take care of themselves while caring for others. It will be every Wednesday from 7 p.m. …

Chef makes gourmet meals accessible to rural communities

COLES CORNER – In a land of few dining options, Chef Jenny Hoffman of Whatcha Got Cookin! is creating delicious and diverse meals for home delivery from Lake Wenatchee down to Dryden. …

If it’s broke, fix it – Waste Loop will show you how

LEAVENWORTH – Don’t throw away that broken blender or those torn jeans just yet. Waste Loop might be able to help. The nonprofit is bringing back Repair Cafes starting at the end of the …

A lifetime of learning: Leavenworth Branch librarian retires

LEAVENWORTH – Leavenworth Branch Librarian Amy Massey officially retired at the end of January. Massey started working for NCW Libraries as a Library Assistant substitute in 2015. In 2021, she …

Bilingual Career Night inspires young students

LEAVENWORTH – Students from Kindergarten to 5th grade were encouraged to explore their interests and dream big at the second annual Bilingual Career Night hosted by Alpine Lakes and …

In the heart of downtown Leavenworth, new shop owners create a respite from the crowds

The shops on the downstairs floor of 217 9th Street in downtown Leavenworth are not an easy find for the untrained eye. For new shop owners Sara Jones and Desiree Stein , that’s preferred. …

Chelan County Rodeo Queen coronation and fundraiser set for Feb. 10

CASHMERE – The Chelan County Fair and Rodeo will host a Rodeo Queen Fundraiser and Coronation Kickoff Party on Saturday, Feb. 10, at the Mission Creek Community Club Building at 4724 Mission …

Winter program introduces skiing and snowboarding to local students

LEAVENWORTH – Every Wednesday afternoon, Leavenworth Winter Sports Club (LWSC) hosts over 60 kids at Ski Hill who are a part of Cascade School District’s after-school ski and board …

Small Change, secondhand art supply shop in Cashmere, nears grand opening

CASHMERE – Small Change is one of the newest additions to Side Street Cashmere, selling secondhand art supplies and craft materials for every imagination. The store hosted a soft opening on …

Leavenworth Spanish provides online Spanish course specifically for medical professionals

LEAVENWORTH – Leavenworth Spanish offers an online medical Spanish course that medical professionals can use to build rapport with patients, no matter their Spanish speaking level. …

Backpack program continues to feed students in the area, despite challenges

LEAVENWORTH – The United Methodist Church’s backpack program has been feeding students for almost a decade, but late last winter it lost the critical help of its program leader, Dean …

LEAVENWORTH – Eastside Cycleworks, Leavenworth’s newest ski and bike emporium, has transformed the Upper Valley’s skiing landscape since its August 2023 debut.

Fowl Play 5K returns to kick off Thanksgiving with a run for a cause

LEAVENWORTH - Leavenworth's Fowl Play 5K race is back to kick off the holiday season with another run this Thanksgiving Day. The event will raise funds for the Cascade High School tennis and …

Leavenworth Village Voices celebrates 41st 'Christmas in the Mountains’

LEAVENWORTH - The Leavenworth Village Voices choir will celebrate 41 years of their "Christmas in the Mountains" concert series this holiday season. They have a few new features this …

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