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WRI opens registration for Leavenworth Spring Bird Fest, seeks award nominees

LEAVENWORTH – As the Wenatchee River Institute’s (WRI) annual Leavenworth Spring Bird Fest gets closer to its May celebrations, registration has opened to attend field trips as well as …

Eastside Cycleworks hosts inaugural bike swap

LEAVENWORTH – Eastside Cycleworks will be hosting its first ever Bike Swap on Mar. 30. The community event will serve as a platform for local riders to easily sell their bikes without hassle, …

Stevens Pass to host first Women's Day event

STEVENS PASS - Stevens Pass will celebrate its first Women’s Day event on Saturday, March 30, as a fitting way to close out International Women’s Month. The event is through a …

Peshastin Water District acquisition moves forward

WENATCHEE - Customers of the Peshastin Water District will see little change in their monthly bills when Chelan County PUD acquires the community water system on March 26.

Scenic Mai BlumenLauf blooms as new running highlight of Leavenworth's Maifest

LEAVENWORTH. - Leavenworth is rolling out the flowers and red carpet for runners with a new event during its famous Maifest celebration. The Leavenworth Chamber of Commerce announced its presenting …

Grizzly Bears one step closer to returning to North Cascades

SEDRO-WOOLLEY - Federal agencies have taken a major step towards reintroducing grizzly bears to the North Cascades ecosystem in Washington state, where the bears have been functionally extinct for …

Studded tires must come off by March 31 deadline

OLYMPIA – Springtime in the Pacific Northwest often signals blooming flowers and warmer days ahead. It also means Washington’s deadline to remove studded tires is fast approaching. …

Wenatchee Mended Hearts meeting

EAST WENATCHEE - Greater Wenatchee Mended Hearts is hosting a chapter meeting on Monday, April 1, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Aging & Adult Care of Central Washington Meeting Room, 270 …

Scammers targeting Chelan PUD customers with aggressive tactics

WENATCHEE - Chelan PUD is warning customers about an aggressive wave of scammers attempting to extort payments through intimidation and deception this week. Over a dozen customers have reported …

Heavy snow expected over mountain passes this weekend

SPOKANE - A pattern change will bring much colder temperatures and lowering snow levels to the Inland Northwest starting Friday night. This will result in heavy snow and difficult travel conditions …

OLYMPIA - Governor Jay Inslee signed House Bill 2375 into law on Friday, expanding a property tax exemption to senior citizens and disabled individuals living in detached accessory dwelling units …

Washington State sees job growth slow, unemployment rise in February

OLYMPIA - Washington's economy added 2,600 jobs in February, but the unemployment rate ticked up to 4.7%, marking the highest level since 2021 and the fifth straight month of rising joblessness. The …

Overdue hikers rescued near Leavenworth

LEAVENWORTH - Two female hikers from out-of-state were rescued on Monday afternoon after becoming overdue in the Enchantments area near Leavenworth. Chelan County Sheriff Mike Morrison reported …

OLYMPIA — Thanks to a new law signed by the governor on Monday, High school students in Washington will soon have expanded opportunities to earn college credits through the popular Running …

OLYMPIA - The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) announced it is accepting applications for $2 million in grants to strengthen local food supply chains and market access across the …

Keeping preschoolers safe from fire dangers

OLYMPIA—Young children, with their curiosity and limited understanding of risks, face particular dangers from fires and burns in the home. Local fire officials are urging parents and caregivers …

Women's Service League hosts annual prom dress giveaway

WENATCHEE – This weekend, area teens, regardless of income, will have the chance to pick out the prom dress of their dreams for free, thanks to the Women's Service League of North Central …

LEAVENWORTH – City Council had a light agenda for its Mar. 12 meeting, voting on electronic signatures and entering into an interlocal cooperation agreement with the county regarding water …

Leavenworth Adventure Park nears Hearing Examiner date with revised requests

LEAVENWORTH – The Leavenworth Adventure Park’s (LAP) request to amend its conditional use permit will be considered by a hearing examiner on Mar. 29.  A revised version of the …

Mahala Murphy-Martin joins Fire District #3 Board of Commissioners

LEAVENWORTH – In February, Mahala Murphy-Martin took over the vacant Fire Commissioner role for District #3, following the retirement of Commissioner Tom Stanton, who served the district for …

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