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Volunteer dentist Dr. Ryan Busk and Upper Valley MEND Executive Director Kaylin Bettinger receive a huge check from the Kahler Glen Women’s Golf League’s Anne Cole, Sandi Lund, Pam Nicklas, and Ann Strand. The League’s Swing for Smiles Charity Golf Tournament raised $10,632.50 for Upper Valley MEND’s Upper Valley Free Clinic Dental Program. The money brings a dental van to Leavenworth three times a year to offer free urgent and preventative dental care to low income adults without dental insurance.
The Kahler Glen Women’s Golf League is a group of 22 dedicated women who start planning the event in the spring. The tournament gets bigger and better every year. This year the tournament had 80 female golfers from across Washington State and raised even more money than last year. Thank you to all...
CASHMERE – Beginning Monday, Aug. 26, a contractor for the Washington State Department of Transportation will begin work to repair and upgrade wiring to the flashing beacons at intersections of US 2/97 between Monitor and Dryden.  During the work, the “Prepare to Stop When Flashing” signs with...

Bob Stroup discusses the changes made to the city as a result of the Bavarian Theme while Bobi Ferg Checks her notes during the walking tour
To say that lifelong Leavenworth residents and Upper Valley Museum volunteers Bob Stroup and Bobbi Ferg are area experts would be the understatement of the year, fanatics, in the most respectable sense of the word, or gatekeepers would be more appropriate terms. The Upper Valley Museum and it's...
Submitted by Anthony D. Jantzer Secretary, Manager, Icicle & Peshastin Irrigation Districts   The Icicle & Peshastin Irrigation Districts believe that they will have to start prorating water deliveries to the water users that receive water from the Peshastin Main Canal soon if things...

Nason Creek Restoration Area
Wenatchee River Institute and Jennifer Hadersberger, Senior Natural Resource Specialist for Chelan County Natural Resources Dept., will lead a field trip to the Nason Creek Floodplain Reconnection Project on Sat., Sept. 7, 9 am-12 noon. During the late 1950s, approximately 1-mile of Nason Creek,...
August is an exciting month at Leavenworth National Fish Hatchery This is when our next generation of salmon gets its start. This year, 472 females and 469 males await their opportunity to spawn in the next few weeks. We raise 1.2 million spring Chinook salmon every year for release into Icicle...
During the July 23 meeting, the Leavenworth City Council approved several agenda items. The first action item was a resolution to schedule a public hearing on Sept. 24 at 6:45 p.m. for the proposal to vacate a portion of Commercial Street and an alley located in the Second Addition Leavenworth plat...
Leavenworth residents who stroll through Enchantment Park for the next month may notice large machines moving earth and material around the area. Crews from Greenshield Systems LLC are working on the park’s drainage on the different sports fields beginning July 19. The drainage project is expected...

Oh Yeah! Farms Chris Petry chats with patrons and serves some fries during the Leavenworth Community Farmers Market 10th Anniversary event. Photo by Al Stover/ECHO
The Leavenworth Community Farmers Market (LCFM) commemorated its 10th anniversary during a special  on July 11. The celebration included a celebratory cake from Cakes and Bakes, along with live music, a chef's demonstration, prepared food from local vendors and LCFM board members giving thanks to...
The Cascade School District announced the passing of high school teacher Erin Hagedorn. According to a post on the district's Facebook page, Hagedorn was on vacation with her family in Idaho when she was killed  in an accident on July 8. Dr. Maxwell Moholy from Cascade Medical Center will be at the...

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