Posts Tagged ‘Peshastin Mill Site’

Outdoor Report – Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance

In this week’s KOHO Outdoor Report, Dan Langager talks with Travis Hornby, President of the Central Washington Chapter of the Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance, about all the trail work they’ve done over this summer – from Ski Hill and the Peshastin Mill Site, to Devil’s Gulch and Squilchuck State Park. Hornby also talks about work up…

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Outdoor Report – Remembering Bob Parlette

North Central Washington lost one of its greatest outdoor advocates last week – Bob Parlette passed away at home at the age of 76. He was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia about two months ago. Parlette worked tirelessly to conserve natural resources and secure recreation opportunities throughout the region, especially trails like the Apple Capital Loop…

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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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Save Peshastin Waterfront Fundraising Deadline Today

Today is the deadline for the Save The Peshastin Mill Waterfront group to raise enough money to buy the 14 acres of Wenatchee River waterfront there. As of Tuesday they have about $45,000 left to make their goal. Bob Stroup, a Leavenworth native and member of the local chapter of Trout Unlimited, told KOHO the…

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Deadline Looms to Conserve Peshastin Waterfront

Years of planning and months of fundraising and conservation efforts are on the line for the old Peshastin Mill Site. A local coalition of environmental, outdoor recreation and other groups must raise $463,000 dollars by the end of the month to purchase the 14 acres of Wenatchee River waterfront at the old mill site from…

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Save Peshastin Waterfront Nears Fundraising Deadline

The Complete the Loop Coalition, Trout Unlimited and other groups have just until the end of this month to raise enough money for the purchase of a section of the old Peshastin Mill Site. Bill and Jenny Goebel of Leavenworth bought the up-land portion of the property in April and have plans for a winery,…

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Peshastin Mill Site Development Moves Forward

Leavenworth’s Bill and Jenny Goebel will purchase the 50 upland acres of the old Peshastin Mill Site, opening the door for wine tasting, vineyards and other businesses. Meanwhile, fundraising continues to preserve the other 14 acres of waterfront along the Wenatchee River. Dan sits down with Bill Goebel and Rollie Schmitten with Trout Unlimited to…

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