Thursday, April 18, 2024
Local Features

Local Outstanding Riders Compete at Regionals

For Greer Swoboda and her teammates, Alma McKean, Kira Potter and Faith Smith, spring was a busy and exciting time. Swoboda and McKean were getting ready to graduate from Cascade High School, and all …

Grand Opening of Hotel Leavenworth

Seattle-based entrepreneur, Rob Ahrens, has officially opened the fully-rebranded and renovated, Hotel Leavenworth. Ahrens purchased the hotel previously known as the Bavarian Ritz in November 2022 …

Link Transit Drivers Celebrated for Safety Record

Since first getting behind the wheel of a Link bus more than 30 years ago, veteran Link Transit coach operators Jose and Roberto Torres have each accumulated about 1 million miles on the …

BREWSTER - Gamble Sands , one of the "Top 100 Golf Resorts in North America" located in Brewster, recently welcomed Chris Lamkin as its new Executive Chef. Lamkin will oversee menu …

City of Leavenworth launches a City Project Tracker webpage

The City of Leavenworth announced on April 5 the launch of a City Project Tracker webpage within its website. The website was redesigned in 2021 with the goal of providing the community with easier …

   Willa is in 5 th  grade in Mr. Muscutt's class at Alpine Lakes. She made the team at SPORT Gymnastics over the summer and has since competed in 5 …

Celebrate Women’s History Month

“Celebrating Women Who Tell Our Stories.” That’s the theme of this year’s Women’s History Month. And our Leavenworth Library is the place to go to discover many women …

An Art piece stolen from Wenatchee River Institute (WRI) grounds along the Waterfront Park trail near Barn Beach in Leavenworth. WRI was proud to commission a salmon sculpture from Swede W. …

Blue Bird President and GM Retires

Blue Bird, Inc. Board of Directors announces the retirement of our esteemed President and General Manager, Ron Gonsalves. His last working day with the company was February 28, 2023. Ron has …

ST. LOUIS – Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE: SF) today announced that Kristen Taylor, Senior Vice President/Investments with the firm’s Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated …

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 …

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