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Unprepared hikers rescued from snowy Maple Pass

WENATCHEE - On Monday, June 10, the Chelan County Sheriff's Office successfully rescued two stranded hikers in the Maple Pass area near Rainy Pass on Highway 20. The rescue operation was initiated …

Breanna Loomis named 2024 CHS Salutatorian

LEAVENWORTH – When Cascade High School’s 2024 Salutatorian Breanna Loomis sets her mind on achieving a goal, it’s hard to stop her from accomplishing it. This level of determination …

Isabel Menna and Julian Valdez named 2024 CHS Valedictorians

LEAVENWORTH – Cascade High School seniors Isabel Menna and Julian Valdez have been named co-valedictorians for the class of 2024, recognizing their outstanding academic achievements throughout …

WENATCHEE — Chelan County PUD will begin its annual inspection of high-voltage transmission lines on Thursday, covering a span of 300 miles from Stevens Pass to Wenatchee and Palisades to …

LEAVENWORTH — Upper Valley MEND, a nonprofit based in Leavenworth, is close to securing a $250,000 match from the Sleeping Lady Foundation for its Solid Foundations Campaign, which aims to …

Condominium allowance to head to Leavenworth City Council

LEAVENWORTH – Following a varied public hearing, the Planning Commission moved to approve its proposed code amendments for condominium ownership within the Residential zoning districts during …

Upper Valley Connection’s Theater Camp to bring magic with Disney’s “Aladdin”

LEAVENWORTH – Upper Valley Connection’s Theater Camp is returning this year with a highly anticipated production of Disney’s “Aladdin” on June 21 and 22. …

Cascade High School Class of 2024 passes the baton to Class of 2036

PESHASTIN – Before rehearsing their own ceremony, Cascade High School graduating seniors gathered at Peshastin-Dryden Elementary School on June 7 to take part in the Kindergarten …

WENATCHEE - In a press event held on June 7 in front of the Chelan County Superior Court, Congresswoman Kim Schrier (D-WA) announced a substantial federal investment of $660,000 aimed at bolstering …

Sheriff’s office celebrates exceptional staff, volunteer

WENATCHEE - The Chelan County Sheriff's Office recently recognized employees for outstanding service. "Congratulations to all the winners of our region's recent award ceremony," Sheriff Mike …

LEAVENWORTH – Congresswoman Kim Schrier secured nearly $900,000 in federal funding to place 12 mobile water tanks across Chelan County in order to bolster firefighting capabilities in rural …

Village Art in the Park awards $27,500 in scholarships to local students

LEAVENWORTH – Village Art in the Park, a nonprofit for supporting local artists, awarded $27,500 in scholarships to four local students to pursue art in higher education. “I really …

UVCares Behavioral Health to host open house and fundraiser in Leavenworth

LEAVENWORTH—UVCares Behavioral Health, a nonprofit organization dedicated to removing barriers to mental health care, is hosting an open house and fundraiser on Friday, June 7, from 4 p.m. to 7 …

Tickets on sale for Leavenworth Summer Theater’s 30th anniversary season

LEAVENWORTH – General public and group tickets are now on sale for Leavenworth Summer Theater’s (LST) 30th anniversary season. This summer will feature Disney’s “Beauty and …

Leavenworth brush site scales back schedule to 2 days a month

LEAVENWORTH — The Chelan County Public Works Department announced Tuesday that the county-owned brush drop-off site located at the intersection of Icicle and East Leavenworth roads will now …

WENATCHEE — In an effort to prevent wildfires and increase fire resilience, Chelan County Public Utility District (PUD) announced the expansion of its comprehensive wildfire mitigation plan, …

WENATCHEE — The Chelan County Sheriff's Office Behavioral Health Unit (BHU) has been awarded a $49,100 grant from the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission (WACJTC) for the …

Leavenworth Alphorn Association awards first scholarship

LEAVENWORTH – The Leavenworth Alphorn Association awarded its first ever scholarship to Cascade High School Senior Scott Lindsay, in the amount of $1,000. “Scott has played more than …

LEAVENWORTH – In the last decade, Cascadia Conservation District (Cascadia CD), a non-regulatory entity that provides landowners with assistance on natural resource projects, has ramped up its …

Wenatchee River Bluegrass Festival set to delight music fans

CASHMERE – The Wenatchee River Bluegrass Festival 2024 will kick off next weekend at the Chelan County Expo Center. The festival's executive director, Marie Vecchio, said the schedule will …

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