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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 …

PESHASTIN - The upcoming closure of the Peshastin bridge from June 17 to July 13 is set to disrupt Link Transit's Route 22, which connects Wenatchee and Leavenworth, according to a statement released …

Leavenworth Community Farmers Market opens for summer season

LEAVENWORTH – The Leavenworth Community Farmers Market invited City of Leavenworth Mayor Carl Florea and Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Troy Campbell to cut the ceremonial ribbon on the …

LEAVENWORTH — The Leavenworth Adventure Park, home to Washington State's first Alpine Coaster, will host two Pride events this June to celebrate the town's LGBTQ+ history and community. …

Leavenworth greenlights cottage housing in efforts to increase affordable options

LEAVENWORTH – Cottage housing will be a new development option in residential zones after receiving near-unanimous approval from City Council on May 28. Cottage housing is defined by the …

Construction begins on Glacier Lot in Leavenworth

LEAVENWORTH—The Glacier Lot, or old DOT lot, closed for construction on May 20 and will remain closed for parking until project completion, anticipated for winter.  The Glacier Lot …

WENATCHEE — Confluence Health and the Wenatchee Valley Medical Group (WVMG) announced Tuesday that their Community Partnership Fund will begin accepting applications for grants supporting local …

NCW Tech Alliance announces Summer of Innovation events

WENATCHEE — The NCW Tech Alliance has announced a series of Summer Tech Events aimed at fostering innovation and community engagement in North Central Washington. Since 1999, the organization …

NOAA allocates funding to local fish passage projects

WASHINGTON D.C. – Two fish passage through barrier removal projects within the Wenatchee River watershed were recommended for National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) funding under …

Construction begins on Icicle Creek irrigation project

LEAVENWORTH - Construction has begun on a $9 million project to modernize a century-old irrigation system along Icicle Creek near Leavenworth. The upgrades are expected to provide major environmental …

Planning Commission addresses condominium concerns in special meeting

LEAVENWORTH – Members of the public met with the Planning Commission in a special meeting to address questions and concerns regarding the condominiums in residential zoning on May 22. The …

Descendants of Leavenworth’s first doctor revisit past

LEAVENWORTH — The Greater Leavenworth Museum welcomed over 70 descendants of Leavenworth’s first doctor and second mayor, Doctor George Washington (G.W.) Hoxsey, over Memorial Day …

Community rallies to save Cascade School District choir program amid budget cuts

LEAVENWORTH - Across the United States and Washington, public schools have been scrambling to come to terms with budget cuts and lack of funding. Administrators have been forced to make difficult …

Cascade Discovery program serves up sustainability with student raised pork

LEAVENWORTH - The Cascade Discovery Program recently opened its doors for the Cascade School Board to conduct their bi-monthly meeting and eat a very special dinner: honey ham raised by the students …

Alphorn enthusiasts unite for four days of music and camaraderie

LEAVENWORTH—Over Memorial Day weekend, new and experienced Alphorn players gathered from all over the U.S., Canada, and Switzerland to build their skills at the Northwest Alphorn Workshop. …

Man rescued from Wenatchee River after attempting to avoid law enforcement

LEAVENWORTH – A 60-year-old man was rescued from a small island in the Wenatchee River after attempting to flee law enforcement. At approximately 8:30 a.m. on May 22, Chelan County …

LEAVENWORTH - The Leavenworth Lions Club held its 2nd annual food drive on May 17, collaborating with Dan's Food Market to collect donations for the Community Cupboard, a local organization that …

Design discussions restart on hatchery’s salmon life cycle trail

LEAVENWORTH – With new momentum from recent grant funding, Cascade Fisheries, along with local and regional partners, is revisiting its decade-old designs for a Salmon Lifecycle Landscape …

Leavenworth approves dust control, sets rates for bear-resistant garbage totes

LEAVENWORTH – City Council addressed parking area dust problems, updated its garbage rate and fee schedule to include bear-resistant totes rates and more at its bi-monthly meeting on May 14. …

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