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Tsillan Cellars wines win Best of Class honors in California

CHELAN - Tsillan Cellars again established the ability of Lake Chelan Southshore vineyards to produce world-class wines that compete with the best in the world. With 1,000 wineries and 5,500 wines …

Leavenworth- On January 25, 2023, Mountain Meadows announced that Pinnacle Quality Insight presented them with a 2023 Customer Experience Award, with honors in Personal Care, Quality of Food, Dining …

Harvest bounces back from 2021 in Okanogan wheat belt

MANSFIELD – The 2022 wheat harvest was double that of a drought-plagued 2021 making it about average with other good years but what lies ahead for 2023 could be affected by the early snow that …

Leavenworth Nutcracker Museum - another sort of man cave

Frau Arlene Wagner, executive director of the Leavenworth Nutcracker Museum announced recently that more and more men are visiting. “It used to be that many ladies drag in their husbands …

Cascade Medical welcomes a new Physician to their care family

Dr. Lauren Kendall joins the Cascade Medical team February 1, adding to their team of family health care practitioners. Her physical roots originated in the Midwest, but growing up, her …

Leavenworth City Council votes unanimously to make council meetings more accessible.

LEAVENWORTH- The City of Leavenworth announces changes to the Leavenworth City Council and Committee meetings. At a normally scheduled meeting on January 24, 2023, the Leavenworth City Council voted …

NCW - Applications are now being accepted for the Upper Valley Scholarship supported by P.E.O. Chapter JF, Leavenworth.   The purpose of the scholarship is to assist women in need of …

Cathy Stroup Memorial Scholarship created for future elementary education teachers

Cathy Stroup, who passed away suddenly in August, was renowned in Leavenworth for her outstanding 33-year teaching career, with a focus on first, second and third grade at Osborn Elementary. …

Leavenworth Public Library launches local history collection

Leavenworth Public Library is debuting a new Leavenworth Local History collection. When the Leavenworth Library’s Branch Librarian, Amy Massey, started in her current role in 2021, she quickly …

New coordinator tabbed for Chelan-Douglas Master Gardener program

WENATCHEE — Marco Martinez has been hired as the new coordinator of the Washington State University Master Gardener Program for Chelan and Douglas counties. Margaret Viebrock, director of …

Stevens Pass 2022-23 Ski and Ride Season opens

Stevens Pass confirmed that they opened for the 2022-23 winter season on Friday, December 2. The resort is proudly celebrating a milestone 85 th anniversary this year.   “We …

WRI announces next Executive Director

The Wenatchee River Institute (WRI) announces their next Executive Director. Back in August, WRI announced the retirement of Carolyn Griffin-Bugert, Executive Director of 4 years. Now, after a …

Community Foundation of NCW and Pybus University Present the Benefits of Giving

The Community Foundation of NCW is partnering with Pybus University for a special presentation, “Do Well by Doing Good: The Multifarious Benefits of Altruism” on Tuesday, October …

Chelan County offers additional Recycling Options- Including Glass and Styrofoam

Recycling is a real struggle that many do not want to bother with. And yes, it sure does take an effort. Then again, many things in our life, actually in our world, are out of our control. …

59Th Autumn Leaf Festival

2022 Grand Parade participants (Not in parade order at press time) Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Medical Lake High School Band …

NCW Upper Valley Library Events

The Cashmere Library is working with Lisa Rosales and the Opportunities Industrialization Center of Washington team, we are having a Big Community Outreach Resource Fair on Thursday, September 15 …

State Senator Brad Hawkins enjoys family time over the summer

State Senator Brad Hawkins, who has been serving District 12 as a senator since 2017 and was re-elected in 2020, has been enjoying a summer in the Wenatchee Valley with his family. Hawkins first …

Gene Parker was in Leavenworth for his 60th high school reunion last weekend and dropped by Leavenworth National Fish Hatchery to see if any of his original artwork was still here after 60 years. …

Building a composting business starts with community

CASHMERE - Winton Manufacturing Compost Works is a community-powered endeavor that, in just over a year, has prevented nearly 2 million pounds of waste from going to landfills.

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