Posts Tagged ‘Peshastin Mill Site’

Port of Chelan County Update – Economic Development Director Craig Larsen

Craig Larsen Business and Economic Development Director at the Port of Chelan County joins Chris Hansen to talk about new businesses from out of state and country potentially locating to Chelan County, ongoing work to bring new destinations to the Pangborn Memorial Airport, the future of the Cashmere and Peshastin old mill sites and the…

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Save Peshastin Mill Waterfront Group Finalizing Deed to Preserve 14 Acres

In late July the Save the Peshastin Mill Waterfront initiative reached their fundraising goal – $453,000 – to buy the mile-long riverfront property from Leavenworth’s Bill and Jenny Goebel. The Goebels purchased the 14 acres of waterfront and the upland 53 acres of the old Peshastin Mill Site from the Port of Chelan County earlier…

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Save Peshastin Waterfront Effort Succeeds

Last week we reported on the Save the Peshastin Waterfront group succeeding in raising enough money to preserve the mile of Wenatchee River for recreation and habitat. The group asked for a 60-day extension after failing to raise $453,000 by June 30. They only needed an extra 10 days to close the $35,000 gap. Our…

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Save Peshastin Waterfront Group Reaches Fundraising Goal

After 18 months of fundraising, the Save the Peshastin Mill Waterfront surpassed their goal of $453,000 this week. A final donation from Peter Bevis of Chelan Falls, the grandson of the old mills founder Cy Sawyer, closed the gap. The group will now officially purchase the 14 acres of Wenatchee River shoreline from Bill and…

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Save Peshastin Waterfront Fundraising Deadline Extended

It was always an ambitious goal – raising $453,000 in less than 16 months, all to preserve the last undeveloped continuous mile of Wenatchee River waterfront. The 14 acres located at the old Peshastin Mill Site were purchased along with the upland 53 acres by Leavenworth’s Bill and Jenny Goebel from the Port of Chelan…

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