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The little bike racers, using mostly their feet, race around the little tikes race course at the Bike and Juice last Saturday at the Leavenworth Ski Hill.  

Plenty of fun and games offered at the Shipwrecked Vacation Bible School, hosted by the Leavenworth Church of the Nazarene next month.
Shipwrecked Vacation Bible School will be hosted at Leavenworth Church of the Nazarene from Monday, July 16, to Friday, July 20. At Shipwrecked, kids participate in memorable Bible-learning activities, sing catchy songs, play teamwork-building games, eat a yummy lunch, experience one-of-a-kind...

Local judges, from left, John Ressler, Bill Wells and Nancy Smith, look over the entries in the Kid's Nutcracker Making Contest.
The Leavenworth Nutcracker Museum invites students to participate in the second Annual Kid’s Nutcracker Making Contest. This contest encourages creativity for students to design and build their own instrument to crack a nut. Judging categories will be grades 1-to-6, 7-to-9, and 10-to-12 counting...

Mary Scheibler, left, receives the Presidential Citation from Rotary Assistant District Governor Carol Adamson, for her work with the Leavenworth Rotary at the Rotary meeting on May 25 at Kristalls. Scheibler also received the “Changemaker” award for her commitment and dedication for the betterment of our community and world, as voted by local club members.
Mary Scheibler, left, receives the Presidential Citation from Rotary Assistant District Governor Carol Adamson, for her work with the Leavenworth Rotary at the Rotary meeting on May 25 at Kristalls. Scheibler also received the “Changemaker” award for her commitment and dedication for the betterment...
Photos submitted by Rich Winklemann The Leavenworth JF Chapter of (P.E.O.) Philanthropic Educational Organization put on a wonderful Spring Tea and Fashion Show at the Icicle Inn Resort on April 12, to raise funds for educational opportunities for women in our area. Pictured,  a new sheriff dog...
A $1,000 PCE grant check was awarded by local P.E.O. Chapter JF. It was awarded to Bridget Elizabeth Ryan, a Wenatchee Valley College Nursing Program student from Leavenworth on Wednesday, March 7. Pictured with Bridget are Barbara Schmitten and Kathy Kelly from Chapter JF presenting the check.  

Lisa Therrell, back to camera, greets, from left, Scott Bradshaw, Linda Bradshaw and Linda Porlier at the Empty Bowls Gala last year.
‘Tis the season to hear a lot about the upcoming Leavenworth Empty Bowls celebration. What better way to celebrate a 22-year tradition of the arts, community and raising funds for the Leavenworth Community Cupboard food bank than to take part in one of the Empty Bowls events happening next month?...

Linda keeping the glazes organized during Empty Bowls painting days.
Once again artists from the local community have donated their time and talent to the Empty Bowls Festival. Each artist’s uniquely decorated bowl or platter will be auctioned off at the festival to raise money for Upper Valley MEND in Leavenworth. If you attended this year’s painting days at the...

There will be birds of prey on display, like this turkey vulture.
Registration for one of the best kept secrets this side of the Cascades- the 16th Annual Leavenworth Spring Bird Fest, begins online, Thursday, Feb. 15 at 9 a.m. Adventure awaits as festival activities offer new and returning field trips for experienced birders and casual birding recreationalists...

Preparations are underway for the annual Upper Valley Empty Bowls Festival. The fund-raising event, which helps support Leavenworth’s Community Cupboard Food Bank and art programs in local area schools, kicked off Jan. 19 at the Woodpecker Room at the Sleeping Lady Mountain Resort.

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