EMS Levy Funding Up For February Vote in Leavenworth

Cascade Medical is asking for your vote on February 12th to continue the levy that funds the Emergency Department and EMS services from Leavenworth and beyond …   Rachael Hansen with Cascade Medical says the levy has funded operations for 30 years and the current levy expires on December 31st. …


Read To a Dog

Something special is happening at the Leavenworth Public Library … a chance for kids to read to Whitney, the dog … the new program is a hit … Joanne Gembe (Gem-bah) says if your child wants to practice reading out loud, Whitney the dog is ready to listen … Whitney…


Former 8th District Representative Dave Reichert Hired Lobbying Firm

Gordon Thomas Honeywell Governmental Affairs (GTH-GA) announced today that recently retired U.S. Congressman and former King County Sheriff Dave Reichert has joined the firm as a Vice President. GTH-GA is a Tacoma, Washington and Washington, D.C. based firm offering comprehensive governmental affairs services to clients at all levels of government. Reichert will advise clients…


Leavenworth Enters Agreement with Waste Management

Leavenworth, WA – Waste Management will begin providing garbage service to City of Leavenworth residents on Monday, Feb. 4. No action is necessary to begin garbage service. Recycling remains an optional service and no action is necessary for current recycling customers. Here are some highlights of the new service: Residents…


Grizzlies Slip Past Wild

The Wenatchee Wild and Victoria Grizzlies treated fans to an end-to-end hockey game with several chances at either end of the rink but it was Victoria who emerged as the winner, squeezing out a 3-1 win on Saturday night at Town Toyota Center with over 3,000 fans in attendance. It…


Stage 1 Burn Ban to Go Into Effect Sunday Morning

Yakima, WA – A ban on outdoor burning and the use of uncertified stoves and fireplaces begins at 10 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 13, in Chelan, Douglas, Kittitas, Okanogan, Ferry, Pend Oreille and Stevens counties due to poor air quality predicted for the region. Restrictions on burning will continue until further…


12th District Rep. Mike Steele Previews Legislative Session

State Rep. Mike Steele (R) provided his perspective on the 105 day legislative session opening Monday in Olympia. As we head into the legislative session, there will be a great deal of focus on proposals for the state’s 2019-21 operating budget. Fortunately, our healthy economy has produced a more than…


12th District Senator Brad Hawkins Previews the 2019 Legislative Session

With the start of the 2019 Washington State Legislative Session on Monday, January 14th, 12th District Senator Brad Hawkins says there will be a lot of changes coming to Olympia. “Democratic majorities have expanded significantly with the recent election this past November. We have 49 members of the state Senate…


Mental Health a Major Issue for Washington State Legislature in 2019

One of the most serious issues facing lawmakers during the scheduled 105-day session is the issue of mental health. Among the problems: A lack of beds, mental health patients housed in jails, decertification of Western State Hospital, and a series of assaults and safety issues. Representative Joe Schmick of Colfax…


Apple Blossom Royalty Court Top 10 Candidates Announced

The Top 10 Candidates for the 100th Washington State Apple Blossom Festival Royalty were announced tonight (January 9).  Vying for the 2019 Queen and two Princesses are: From The Eastmont School District Candidates                                                               Parents Cassidy Cunningham                                             Jeff & JoAnn Cunningham Lucy Gomez                                                              Irma Gomez Citlali Gonzalez-Arroyo         …