Posts Tagged ‘Upper Wenatchee Valley’

NCW Housing Shortage: Leavenworth City Council Approves New Regulations

Affordable housing in North Central Washington has been an issue for many years. This year the state legislature set aside some funding for housing projects across the state. The group Our Valley Our Future studied ways to alleviate the shortage. Recently, a task force was convened in Leavenworth to try to tackle the issue in…

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New Transfer Station, Park-N-Ride Coming To Leavenworth July 1

Whether you’re commuting from or headed to an event in Leavenworth, navigating traffic in the Bavarian Village isn’t always easy. But it’s about to get a little easier. Link Transit’s new park and ride in Leavenworth will open behind Safeway soon. Marcus Bellissimo reports.

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Leavenworth Planned Burn Today, Pine St. Rebuild Goes To Bid

The City of Leavenworth will conduct a controlled burn today on city-owned land adjacent to Mountain View Cemetery. The material for burning is green waste collected by the city as required by the Dept. of Agriculture because of Apple Maggot Quarantine restrictions in western Chelan County. The burn is permitted under the Dept. of Ecology…

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Cascade Medical Adds 3D Mammography, Exceeding New Federal Rules

Mammography exams at Cascade Medical Center in Leavenworth have gone high-tech. In late March, the facility brought online a new three-dimensional mammography scanner. Radiology Director Scott Mitchell said the new technology is designed to provide a clearer image of the breast, which allows radiologists to diagnose cancer at its earliest stages. The mammogram is produced…

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