Posts Tagged ‘Peshastin’

Primary Election – Upper Wenatchee Valley Pool Maintenance Levy

Primary election ballots cover a number of races, from state representative to Chelan County Commissioner. But residents of the Upper Wenatchee Valley – Peshastin and Chumstick, Leavenworth and Icicle Rd. – will also decide on an increase to the Upper Valley Park and Recreation Service Area tax. The PRSA is asking for a Maintenance & Operations Levy…

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Suncrest Fire Update: 1 p.m. Sunday Aug. 28

The new containment listing for the Suncrest Fire is between 25 and 35%. Fire officials also updated the size at over 330 acres. Air resources continue to make drops on the fire north of North Road east of the Chumstick Valley, including five helicopters, four air tankers and two air attack planes. More ground crews…

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Level 3 Evacs for Suncrest Fire off North Road in Peshastin

Level 3 evacuation orders are in place for dozens of homes on and near North Road between Leavenworth and Peshastin. It’s being called the Suncrest Fire and “Get out now” notices are in place for North Road between Peshastin and Chumstick, as well as Suncrest Drive, Fox Road, Cemetery Road, Rabbit Lane and Anderson Road. About…

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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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New Pipeline Coming to Peshastin-Dryden Wastewater

A new pipeline is needed at the Peshastin-Dryden wastewater system, with installation starting next year. Ron Slabaugh, water and wastewater manager for the Chelan County PUD, told KOHO based on community feedback, the route for that new pipe has been revised to include the Big Y commercial area. He said plans are on track to start…

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Fundraising Continues to Save Peshastin Waterfront

Mike Sorensen with Complete the Loop Coalition joins Dan to talk about the latest with efforts to save 14 acres of untouched Wenatchee River waterfront at the old Peshastin Mill Site. The group has until the end of June to raise about $150,000. Learn more at savepeshastinmillwaterfront.com.

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