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NCW Woodshop cultivates community through craft

CASHMERE – Jonathan Clark, owner of Cashmere's community-based woodshop, NCW Woodshop, hopes to build a community of people who will come into the shop and work together. NCW Woodshop …

Volunteer group works to support Cashmere Library

CASHMERE – The Cashmere Friends of the Library is a group of volunteers who work to support the library in various ways.  They seek to fill in need gaps for the library, often by …

Cashmere High School artists shine at regional art showcase

CASHMERE – Cashmere High School art students had an impressive showing at the 45th Annual Regional High School Art Show in March. Five of the 15 art pieces moving on to the state show are …

Women's Service League hosts annual prom dress giveaway

WENATCHEE – This weekend, area teens, regardless of income, will have the chance to pick out the prom dress of their dreams for free, thanks to the Women's Service League of North Central …

Cashmere Community Concert Series returns with new location

CASHMERE – After a several year hiatus, the Cashmere Community Concert Series is back with a new location at the Cashmere Community Church. After the pandemic caused a pause in the …

Cashmere teens shine at annual poetry slam event

CASHMERE – The 4th annual Cashmere Teen Poetry Slam was a well-attended success and organizers are making plans to expand the event for next year.  The Feb. 22 event gave teens the …

Cashmere student spreads joy with Happy Letters, book drive for cancer patients

CASHMERE – Cashmere Middle School student Paelyn Lueondee, 11, wants to bring joy and smiles to local people facing cancer. Paelyn is teaming up with Happy Letters founder Traci Pierson …

Local ag co-op nurtures tree fruit industry from bud to box

Since the 1930s, Northwest Wholesale, Inc., a locally owned agricultural cooperative, has been an impactful part of the tree fruit industry in North Central Washington. Cooperatives of all kinds …

Dispatch Mailroom: simplifying shipping for Cashmere residents

CASHMERE — Located in Side Street Cashmere, the Dispatch Mailroom aims to be a convenient hub for locals, saving them the trip to Wenatchee for their shipping needs.  The family owned …

Side Street Cashmere owners transform buildings into vibrant community hub

CASHMERE– Since acquiring the property in 2022, The Side Street Cashmere owners Andy and Lana Thomas have been hard at work turning the Railroad Ave. buildings into their vision of a community …

CASHMERE - With sustainability, affordability, and community in mind, some businesses in the Upper Valley are ditching the traditional linear economy model of take, make, and dispose and adopting circular economy practices, such as reuse and repair.

Chelan County Rodeo Queen coronation and fundraiser set for Feb. 10

CASHMERE – The Chelan County Fair and Rodeo will host a Rodeo Queen Fundraiser and Coronation Kickoff Party on Saturday, Feb. 10, at the Mission Creek Community Club Building at 4724 Mission …

Small Change, secondhand art supply shop in Cashmere, nears grand opening

CASHMERE – Small Change is one of the newest additions to Side Street Cashmere, selling secondhand art supplies and craft materials for every imagination. The store hosted a soft opening on …

A rising star's musical odyssey

CASHMERE - Cashmere singer-songwriter Carly Klein Schoening has been writing songs since she was six years old. Music is her dream, which is why she was so excited to release her first single, "I Must Be …

Cashmere High School's "Sabrina Fair" revives classic romance

CASHMERE - The spotlight is set to shine on drama students of Cashmere High School as they prepare to bring the romantic comedy, "Sabrina Fair" to the stage this week. This modern-day …

Meet Cashmere Chamber Manager, Diana Potter

Recently, Diana Potter took over as Chamber Manager for the Cashmere Chamber of Commerce. Potter is a local business owner invested in the success of her adopted town. Her passion is in helping …

Local Outstanding Riders Compete at Regionals

For Greer Swoboda and her teammates, Alma McKean, Kira Potter and Faith Smith, spring was a busy and exciting time. Swoboda and McKean were getting ready to graduate from Cascade High School, and all …

Link Transit Drivers Celebrated for Safety Record

Since first getting behind the wheel of a Link bus more than 30 years ago, veteran Link Transit coach operators Jose and Roberto Torres have each accumulated about 1 million miles on the …

BREWSTER - Gamble Sands , one of the "Top 100 Golf Resorts in North America" located in Brewster, recently welcomed Chris Lamkin as its new Executive Chef. Lamkin will oversee menu …

An Art piece stolen from Wenatchee River Institute (WRI) grounds along the Waterfront Park trail near Barn Beach in Leavenworth. WRI was proud to commission a salmon sculpture from Swede W. …

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