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Douglas County homicide investigation leads to arrest

EAST WENATCHEE — In the early hours of Feb. 1, Douglas County deputies were called to the scene of an unresponsive male found near a vehicle on the 1700 block of Rock Island Road, East …

Leavenworth area SWAT operation results in peaceful arrest

LEAVENWORTH – On Feb. 19, the East Cascade SWAT Team executed a successful operation along Highway 2 at Deep Powder Lane in Leavenworth, aiming to apprehend a potentially dangerous individual. …

Lithium-Ion battery safety advisory issued

OLYMPIA – The ubiquity of lithium-ion batteries in devices such as smartphones, laptops, e-scooters, and even vehicles brings convenience alongside a risk of fire or explosion if mishandled or …

Leavenworth's Housing Advisory Committee holds inaugural meeting

LEAVENWORTH – The newly formed Housing Advisory Committee had its inaugural meeting on Feb. 15. Members came together for the first time to establish its purpose, meeting schedule, and …

LEAVENWORTH – On Feb. 13, the Chelan County Board of Commissioners voted to adopt the City of Leavenworth’s proposed amendments to its urban growth area (UGA), allowing for more housing …

OLYMPIA – Sen. Brad Hawkins has secured $1.3 million in the Senate's capital budget proposal for the Leavenworth Affordable Rental Project, aimed at preserving 31 apartment units for workforce …

LEAVENWORTH – City Council approved new downtown garbage bins and a Link Transit restroom in the new Glacier Lot at its meeting on Feb. 12. The City also discussed limiting cemetery burials …

Leavenworth leaders advocate for short-term rental tax to address housing concerns

OLYMPIA – Mayor Carl Florea and City Council Member Zeke Reister voiced their support of a short-term rental tax bill at a public hearing held by the House Committee on Local Government on Feb. …

OLYMPIA - House Bill 2257, sponsored by 12th District Rep. Keith Goehner to create the Backcountry Search and Rescue Account, passed the state House of Representatives unanimously on Tuesday.

Chelan County launches short-term rental monitoring system

WENATCHEE - Chelan County has launched a 24-hour monitoring system for short-term rentals, contracting with Deckard Technologies, a San Diego-based company specializing in real estate data analytics …

CSD Board reviews building conditions, discusses member appointments

LEAVENWORTH – Cascade School Board reviewed the results of the annual building conditions study and discussed member appointments at its bi-monthly meeting on Feb. 12.  The Board …

OLYMPIA – JC Baldwin, a Chelan County resident, was unanimously confirmed by the Washington State Senate to serve on the Washington State Transportation Commission on Feb. 12. The …

Chumstick Grange passes two major feasibility assessments

LEAVENWORTH – This winter, the Greater Leavenworth Museum has made huge strides in its mission to expand its space into the Chumstick Grange, allowing it more exhibit options and saving a …

LEAVENWORTH – The City of Leavenworth held a public hearing before the Leavenworth Hearing Examiner to review three land use applications on Feb. 9. Two of the applicants were seeking …

If it’s broke, fix it – Waste Loop will show you how

LEAVENWORTH – Don’t throw away that broken blender or those torn jeans just yet. Waste Loop might be able to help. The nonprofit is bringing back Repair Cafes starting at the end of the …

Leavenworth Mayor advocates for housing and tourism in Olympia

OLYMPIA — In a visit to the state capital, Leavenworth Mayor Carl Florea met with Sen. Brad Hawkins to address the city's critical issues, including affordable housing, tourism, and capital …

Explosive morning: WSDOT destroys car-sized boulder in Tumwater Canyon

LEAVENWORTH – On the morning of Feb. 6, Washington State Department of Transportation’s (WSDOT) avalanche control supervisor employed a controlled explosion in Tumwater Canyon, shattering …

Annual PIT count uncovers increased unsheltered homelessness

WENATCHEE – The latest Homeless Point in Time Count reveals a shift in homelessness trends in Chelan and Douglas counties. The count, conducted on Jan. 25, shows a 16.5% rise in the unsheltered …

WENATCHEE - Chelan County is currently seeking public feedback for the 2024 update of the Recreation Element of the Chelan County Comprehensive Plan, a process conducted every seven years. This …

Community Foundation Announces New Legacy Funds Grant Program

WENATCHEE - The Community Foundation of NCW is pleased to announce a new Legacy Fund Grant program that will focus on place-based, community-centered grant distribution to charitable organizations …

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