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Update: Stevens Pass delays opening date

    STEVENS PASS – Stevens Pass delayed its projected opening date of Dec. 1 due to lack of snow. In lieu of opening, Stevens Pass hosted a rope-tow rail jam from 10 a.m. to …

Stevens Pass Announces New Parking Plans, New Kehr’s Chair Passes Load Test

LEAVENWORTH – Winter is coming, and Stevens Pass has major updates for the upcoming season. Vice President and General Manager Ellen Galbraith shared updates at Wenatchee River …

Study Ranks Chelan County 7th in U.S. for Landslide Vulnerability

CHELAN COUNTY – Landslide season just began, and Chelan County is ranked seventh in the nation for landslide vulnerability, according to a recent study. Gutter Gnome compared 743 counties …

Latest Election Results Confirm Winners

  LEAVENWORTH – Almost all the votes are in for the Nov. 7 election. With only 111 ballots left to count, nearly all of Leavenworth’s races have been decided. Mayor Carl J. …

Election Results: 95 Percent of votes are counted, Mayor likely to be reelected in General Election

  LEAVENWORTH – 4,161 more ballots have been counted for the 2023 General Election, with 1,100 ballots remaining. The recent count shows similar trends from Tuesday night. Mayor …

Leavenworth City Council grapples with controversial Multifamily Housing Tax Exemption plan

  LEAVENWORTH – Leavenworth City Council hosted a public forum Tuesday night regarding the Multifamily Housing Tax Exemption (MFTE), a plan intended to incentivize developers to build …

Leavenworth Mayor Race: Preliminary counts show tight contest, Council seats hang in the balance

  LEAVENWORTH – The remainder of Chelan County General Election ballots are expected to be counted by 4pm today. Preliminary counts for Leavenworth Tuesday night revealed a somewhat …

Election Results

    LEAVENWORTH – Preliminary votes are in for the 2023 General Election. A total of 14,041 ballots have been counted with an estimated 5,261 ballots left to count. The …

Washington State explores linking carbon market with California and Quebec

OLYMPIA - Laura Watson, director of the Washington State Department of Ecology, made an announcement on Nov. 2 regarding the state's cap-and-invest carbon reduction program. The department is …

Leavenworth receives 2023 Governor’s Smart Communities Award

The City of Leavenworth, Washington, has been honored with the prestigious Judges Merit Award at the 2023 Governor's Smart Communities Awards, as announced by the Washington State Department of …

Community voices wanted

The Leavenworth Echo has been a pillar of our community for many years, and we've always strived to be the voice of our readers. We're proud to announce an exciting opportunity for you, our …

City of Leavenworth seeks volunteers for advisory board positions

LEAVENWORTH – The City of Leavenworth is calling upon civic-minded individuals to step forward and apply for multiple vacant roles on its citizens' advisory boards commencing in January …

Education is Washington’s paramount duty, according to our State Constitution. Providing adequate funding of education has long been debated in our state and eventually resulted in a landmark …

Chelan County Fair to crown first rodeo queen

The Chelan County Fair and Rodeo is gearing up for an exciting change in 2024 as they prepare to crown their very first Rodeo Queen in November. Applicants will compete in the Nov. 12 pageant at …

Election night coverage: Stay informed on key races

LEAVENWORTH — As the much-anticipated election night approaches, The Leavenworth Echo invites our readers to stay connected and informed through our digital platforms. You can count on us for …

Voting commences statewide for the 2023 General Election in Washington

OLYMPIA – The electoral gears are in motion across the Evergreen State as voting for the 2023 General Election officially begins. With a staggering 590 ballot boxes and voting centers spread …

New education fund established

LEAVENWORTH - In a heartwarming tribute to the memory of a dedicated healthcare leader, the Cascade Medical Foundation has introduced the Mark Judy Memorial Caregiver Education Fund. This initiative …

MOUNTAIN MEADOWS EARNS PERFECT SURVEY

LEAVENWORTH – Mountain Meadows, a long-standing senior living community in Leavenworth, received a Deficiency Free Survey from the State of Washington for 2023. Typically, the survey from DSHS …

Beloved Bailey

As the days grow shorter and the temperatures drop, many are anticipating and preparing for the winter season at Stevens Pass. But there is one regular who will be taking it a lot easier on the …

GladSong benefits top $100K

The community inspirational singing group, GladSong, has helped charities raise more than $100,000 over the past three years in the greater Wenatchee area and has two more benefit concerts before its …

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