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  1. Rescuers face fire and water in back-to-back callsRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Wenatchee World

    ... lucky today. We had staffing essentially a quarter mile away," said Glenn Brautaset, assistant fire chief for Leavenworth's Chelan County Fire District 3. "We were able to extinguish the fire before it made it to For as little as 27 cents a day, you ...

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  2. 5-car accident blocks Highway 2Read the original story

    13 hrs ago | Wenatchee World

    - A five-car accident is blocking Highway 2 at milepost 102 outside Leavenworth. A detour is available through North Road, though the traffic light is out at Peshastin.

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  3. Founders' Days hits high notesRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Wenatchee World

    ... "We sing Annie songs at our house all the time," they said. Their older sister, Clara, 9, is appearing in the Leavenworth Summer Theater production of "Annie" in July and August. For as little as 27 cents a day, you can have complete access to all ...

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  4. Icicle opens late for chinook fishingRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Wenatchee World

    The season on the Icicle had been scheduled to open in May, but with a late run, officials kept it closed. Now that sufficient broodstock needs at the Leavenworth National Fish Hatchery have been met, the state Department of Fish and Wildlife is opening the season.

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  5. Campground to unveil Petite Retreats on SaturdayRead the original story

    Thursday | Wenatchee World

    Thousand Trails' Leavenworth RV Campground will unveil its latest lodging option this weekend when the company hosts tours of its new Petite Retreats, a "village" of Bavarian-styled tiny houses. The open house and simultaneous launch of reservations for the itty-bitty abodes will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Leavenworth RV Campground, 20752 Chiwawa Loop Road, northeast of Plain.

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  6. Funeral Service DirectoryRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 21 | Wenatchee World

    ... of life will follow at American Legion Post 10, Wenatchee. Arrangements by Jones Terry Burton Brender, of Leavenworth: 11 a.m. funeral service at Ward's Funeral Chapel, Leavenworth. Interment will follow immediately at Mountain View Cemetery, ...

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  7. Terry Burton BrenderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 18 | Wenatchee World

    He was born to Stanley and Dorothy Brender in Leavenworth, Forest Service for three years. He married Peggy Hornbeck, his station manager's daughter, in 1965.

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  8. Community Cupboard seeking new homeRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 17 | Wenatchee World

    For more than 20 years, the Community Cupboard has provided important community resources at their space at 219 14th St. These have included a food bank, a thrift store offering low-cost clothing and household items, and emergency assistance services for families in crisis situations. During that time, the City of Leavenworth has generously provided the space free of charge for these activities.

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  9. Leavenworth man shoots self in legRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 15 | Wenatchee World

    The man was sitting in his pickup on Eagle Creek Road in Leavenworth, unloading his gun, when the weapon fired, according to Sgt. Andy Zimmerman with the Chelan County Sheriff's Office, Zimmerman said the injury did not appear to be serious.

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  10. Geneva G. PearsonRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 15 | Wenatchee World

    After moving to Leavenworth, she had a day care center in her home for many years, as well as caring for several foster children, before retiring. She loved being outside working in her garden and planting flowers.

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  11. Safety Valve: Letters from readersRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 15 | Wenatchee World

    The Chelan County PUD is in the process of finding a new location for a substation in the Leavenworth area. The existing location off of Chumstick Highway is nearing capacity.

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  12. What we are doing to improve fire responseRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 14 | Wenatchee World

    Fire season 2017 has officially started. The hills surrounding our valley are turning brown, outdoor burning has been shut down and the first wildfire of the season has occurred outside of Leavenworth.

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  13. Leavenworth-area fire district seeks first levy boost in 37 yearsRead the original story

    Monday Jun 12 | Wenatchee World

    WINDY FOR POMEROY... PULLMAN...UNIONTOWN...AND MAYVIEW THIS EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING... .West to northwest winds 20 to 35 mph with gusts up to 55 mph will increase this afternoon in the lee of the Cascades and LEAVENWORTH - The last time Chelan County Fire District 3 came before voters asking for an increase to its tax levy, it was 1980. Since then, with climbing property assessments and a 1 percent lid on any levy increases since 2001, the largely rural, wildland district's tax rate has fallen from $1 to 39 cents per $1,000 on assessed property value.

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  14. Apple maggot concerns prompt removal of brush pileRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 10 | Wenatchee World

    Officials this week discovered that brush from the city of Leavenworth and a Chumstick Firewise project was moved from the apple maggot quarantine area to Dryden - a pest-free zone - without special permits that may have been required. Now, instead of moving the large pile of plant material from the Dryden Transfer Station to the Douglas County landfill - also in a pest-free zone - it will be chipped and ground up and moved back to the For as little as 27 cents a day, you can have complete access to all the local news, photos and video content from North Central Washington's primary news source.

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  15. Northwest Rafting Outfits Surge, Face Challenges With This Year's 'Epic' WhitewaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 9 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    ... run are too high to run and they've had to cancel. Justine Bryant, co-owner of Wildwater River Guides outside of Leavenworth, Washington, said this year's spring melt has been epic. Her company follows whitewater across six rivers in Washington ...

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  16. WA's Mainstream Republicans hope to survive Tweeter-in-ChiefRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 7 | Crosscut.com

    It seems like poor timing to hold a Republican conference in a town with a Bavarian theme. Passing through the lobby of the Leavenworth hotel hosting a GOP gathering, folks were singing Edelweiss in the lobby.

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  17. Sorry, Republicans: Seattle-bashing isn't going to save your brand in Washington StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 5 | Northwest Progressive Institute

    This past weekend in Leavenworth, the Dan Evans wing of Washington State's Republican Party gathered in Leavenworth for its annual Cascade Conference. The Seattle Post-Intelligencer 's Joel Connelly attended the gathering of the self-professed Mainstream Republicans and reports that attendees "used humor and hard argument here over the weekend to gird for what their fundraising chair Jim Waldo predicted will be 'our two toughest years.'

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  18. Man presumed dead after falling through snow in Central CascadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 5 | The Olympian

    The iconic and notorious Aasgard Pass near Leavenworth has likely claimed the life of a young Mercer Island man, according to a statement issued by the Chelan County Sheriff's Office. A search for a 19-year-old continues Monday after the man fell into a hole in the snow on Saturday while glissading on Aasgard Pass in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness.

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  19. Eye On | 59er Diner - An appetite for nostalgia: Famous shakes and moreRead the original story

    Monday Jun 5 | Wenatchee World

    It's all about having a fun dining experience at Cashmere's 59er Diner as Bree Eggleston, Monitor, and Charlie Fritz, Leavenworth, find out while playing a game of Table Shuffleboard before having dinner in 2013. The restaurant features walls of 50s photographs and memorabilia.

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  20. Deer Park man injured in one-car accident on Chumstick HighwayRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 4 | Wenatchee World

    A 34-year-old Deer Park man suffered a severe injury to his arm Saturday night in a single-vehicle accident about five miles north of Leavenworth. According to the Chelan County Sheriff's Office, Brandon H. McIntire was driving a 1998 Subaru Legacy wagon about 10 p.m. on the 13000 block of Chumstick Highway when the vehicle left the roadway and appears to have rolled.

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