[9/16/19] Parking Relief for Leavenworth
The City of Leavenworth purchased 1.6 acres from the State Department of Transportation on Highway 2 and says it will help with the parking issues in the Bavarian Village. The property, commonly referred to as the “DOT Lot” is located near the corner of Mill Street and Hwy. 2. Final cost was just over $526,000 […]
[9/5/19] DerStory of Leavenworth
The Bavarian Village of Leavenworth is speaking its own language with the unveiling of a new tongue-in-cheek dictionary called “Der Wördbook,” along with the chance for lucky wordsmiths to win a free vacation package by submitting their own “DerWords.” Each word in the new dictionary adheres to two simple rules: Every word must […]
[8/13/19] Local Road Construction
In local road construction this week: Highway 2 paving near Cashmere and Monitor today, then Wenatchee tomorrow and Thursday between 8 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Expect lane shifts where a maintenance crew is paving US 2. On Highway 97 Blewett Pass at milepost 159 in both directions near Swauk Creek campground, Monday through Thursday there […]
[7/24/19] Free Wood Chips…But There is a Catch…
Free shredded wood chips are available at the Chelan County Leavenworth brush drop-off site for application within the Apple Maggot Quarantine Zone. The chipped product was made from brush dropped off at the Leavenworth site by people living in the quarantine area, which covers much of western Chelan County, including Leavenworth, Plain and Lake Wenatchee. […]
The National Weather Service in Spokane issued the High Wind Watch. * Winds…West 20 to 40 mph with infrequent gusts of 50 to 60 mph possible. Gusts in excess of 70 mph likely on exposed ridgetops. * Impacts…Strong winds may blow down limbs, trees, and power lines. Scattered power outages are expected. Some structural damage […]
Traveling on US 2 to Leavenworth for the final week of the annual Christmas Lighting Festival is going to be snowy which is great for creating a Holiday atmosphere, but more of a challenge for drivers and with Mission Ridge and Stevens Pass Ski Areas opening this week, the highways are going to be even […]
The cities of Chelan and Wenatchee have already passed similar ordinances, as has the Chelan County Board of Commissioners.
If all goes according to plan for Leavenworth Adventure Park, the first stage of development for the alpine coaster could begin as soon as this summer.
Air quality alert has been issued by the Washington department of ecology for Chelan and….