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    Leavenworth based party shuttle, Leavenworth Party Bus was allegedly advertising and operating without a permit. The company is now faced with more than a slap on the wrist and instead a slap of a hefty fine from the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission. The original fine was $10,...
    Despite the snow falling rapidly, the Tuesday, January 8 City Council members shuffled into City Hall for the first City Council meeting of the year. The agenda was loaded with delegating board and committee assignments along with passing action on contracts and agreements for the 2019 year...
    After taking a brief hiatus for the holidays, the council rejoined for their first study session of 2019 with a packed to do list to discuss in preparation for the upcoming year. The to do list triggered debate over how to keep the city churning successfully and where to apply tweaks.     The...

EMT Whitney Woodward and other first responders rescue a mock patient during Arrive Alive, a car crash demonstration for Cascade High School students, in May 2018. (Photo contributed by Rachel Hansen)
    Looking at the month of February, people can expect heart shaped candies, oversized teddy bears and arguably too much pink and red hues - but Upper Valley residents should also plan for an important levy on the February ballot. Six years has come to an end and so it's time for the renewal of...

Plants and fences along North Road in Dryden were coated with frost from a recent morning fog. Elizabeth Pipkin snapped this photo of the frost on her Rhododendron. For more frost pictures see the photo gallery at the bottom of the home page.
United States Air Force Airman Brian C. James graduated from basic military training. He was located at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas. James is the son of Leavenworth residents, Kellie and Todd James. He was a 2018 Cascade High School graduate.     He completed an eight...
    A familiar stop on Front Street for picking up prescriptions, snagging a birthday card and some balloons or odd and ends such as baby wipes - the Village Pharmacy has been a staple in the Leavenworth community for quite some time. With an abundance of breweries, restaurants, German souvenir...
    The morning of December 24, while many of us were finishing last minute gift wrapping, on the 22000 Block of Alpine Drive in the Lake Wenatchee area there was a structure fire. According to a press release from Chelan County Sheriff's Office, Chelan County deputies along with Chelan County Fire...
Already an active member of Chelan PUD, currently serving as board secretary, Commissioner Steve McKenna will serve as vice president in 2019. He will take on his new role officially January 7, 2019. McKenna has been on the PUD board since 2017 under a four year term, according to a Chelan County...
    Cascade Medical will soon be offering a place to dispose of any unwanted medication - anonymously and safely. Starting December 20, there will be a blue MedSafe drop box in Cascade Medical's main admitting lobby, accessible 8 a.m. to 5 p,m. Monday through Friday and Saturday 8 a.m. until noon...

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