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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 …

Live theater returning to ICPA with ‘Pride and Prejudice’

LEAVENWORTH - Icicle Creek Center for the Performing Arts is returning to live theatrical productions with Kate Hamill's retelling of Jane Austen's classic romance "Pride and …

Breast Cancer Resources

LOCAL SUPPORT * Cancer Care of NCW, Inc. Our House, Wenatchee: 509-663-6964 or Email: cancare@nwi.net  * Wellness Place, Wenatchee, 509-888-9933. Support groups, and other resources. …

Breast Cancer Glossary

Educate yourself on these terms when your doctor talks to you about breast cancer Adjuvant therapy: Treatment such as chemotherapy, hormonal therapy, or radiation used following surgery to cure, …

October is here – time to Think Pink

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and it’s time to “Think Pink”…along with a possible spa date. Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the United States. …

Meet Dr. Tracey L. Edou, superintendent of the Cascade School District

Leavenworth - Dr. Tracey L. Edou took the helm of the Cascade school district shortly before the pandemic and has led the district through the changes and challenges it brought. Before joining …

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 …

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