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Cascade High School brings back career fair with local emphasis

LEAVENWORTH – On Apr. 17, Cascade High School (CHS) students were given the opportunity to pick the brains of professionals during the school’s career fair, which included a professional …

New mobile app streamlines Enchantment permit area daily lottery

LEAVENWORTH- The Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest has announced a new mobile application process for hikers seeking to obtain an Enchantment Permit Area Daily Lottery permit. Starting May 14, the …

Cascade High School seniors dazzle as Kens in Mr. Kodiak 2024 Barbie-inspired contest

LEAVENWORTH—Doors opened at 6:15 p.m., and a sizable portion of Leavenworth and beyond turned out to support the senior class of 2024. This year's Mr. Kodiak theme was based on the Barbie …

Cascade School District prepares for budget cuts in 2024-2025 academic year

LEAVENWORTH – In January, The Leavenworth Echo reported that Cascade School District (CSD) was facing financial pressure primarily due to revenue decreases, unforeseen inflationary expenses, …

Cascade School District navigates leadership changes at High School and Middle School

LEAVENWORTH – Cascade School District (CSD) is undergoing significant administrative shifts as it navigates both leadership adjustments and budgetary challenges. Earlier this month, Rudy Joya, …

WENATCHEE - The Wenatchee AppleSox is seeking host families to provide housing for players during the upcoming season, which runs from early June through mid-August. The team is still looking to …

LEAVENWORTH - Link Transit is providing a complimentary shuttle service for the upcoming Leavenworth Earth Day Fair on Sunday, April 21. The fair will be held at Enchantment Park, where parking is …

Stevens Pass celebrates last weekend of winter season with a party

LEAVENWORTH – Blue skies and warm temperatures set the scene for a celebratory closing weekend at Stevens Pass Apr. 13 and 14.  The weekend kicked off Saturday with a community fair, …

LEAVENWORTH - Waste Loop, a local environmental organization, is set to host the annual Earth Day Fair on Sunday, April 21, at Enchantment Park. The event, which will run from 11 am to 4 pm, …

Chelan County buys property for $1.8 million

WENATCHEE – Chelan County commissioners approved the purchase of 2.75 acres on Ohme Garden Road in Wenatchee for the future relocation of several county departments.  The industrially …

Eastside Rebuild gears up for grand opening

CASHMERE—Eastside Rebuild, Waste Loop’s reclaimed building material store, will hold a grand opening block party from 3 to 7 p.m. on Apr. 27.  The block party, hosted in …

City of Leavenworth recognizes Senator Hawkins for affordable housing efforts

LEAVENWORTH – The City Council formally recognized Senator Brad Hawkins for his affordable housing efforts during its meeting Apr. 9.  Hawkins received the recognition for securing a …

WENATCHEE – The WM team at the Greater Wenatchee Regional Landfill has again been recognized by the Wildlife Habitat Council for voluntarily managing land to support wildlife habitat and …

High egg prices reveal rising food insecurity in Upper Valley

LEAVENWORTH – UV MEND’s Community Cupboard is in need of eggs. According to Food Programs Manager Rachel Bishop, the price of eggs has skyrocketed for the pantry since the beginning of …

Leavenworth Art Haus celebrates one year of art and creativity

LEAVENWORTH – On Apr. 1, the Leavenworth Art Haus celebrated its first year of operation, offering a space and supplies for all ages and abilities to decorate and create.  “This …

Leavenworth Lions Club spreads Easter cheer with annual egg hunt

LEAVENWORTH - The Leavenworth Lions Club held their annual Easter Egg Hunt on Easter Sunday, bringing joy to local children and their families. The event, which took place at the Alpine Lakes …

WENATCHEE - Chelan County has hired Christina Pedersen as the new fire marshal, bringing with her over three decades of experience in the fire service. Pedersen, who is set to begin her new role on …

WENATCHEE – Senator Cantwell, Representative Schrier, leaders of Yakama & Colville Tribes, NOAA, U.S. and Washington State Departments of Fish and Wildlife, and Chelan and Douglas County …

As demand for childcare rises, YMCA afterschool program needs more staff

LEAVENWORTH – The Wenatchee Valley YMCA’s childcare program offers care to Leavenworth’s elementary students before and after school, as well as holiday breaks. Every year it grows …

Icicle Creek Center for the Arts presents ‘Into the Woods’

LEAVENWORTH – Icicle Creek Center for the Arts is gearing up for its second live theater production of the season, featuring Stephen Sondheim's "Into the Woods." "Into the Woods" weaves …

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