Washington avalanche: Body of 1 climber recovered; 2 others still buried in the snow
One of the three climbers killed in an avalanche near Leavenworth last weekend has been recovered by rescuers.
Washington avalanche: 3 believed dead after snowslide near Leavenworth
Three people are presumed dead after an avalanche near Leavenworth, Washington on Sunday. According to the Northwest Avalanche Center (NWAC), the avalanche happened on Feb. 19 at Colchuck Peak, southwest of Leavenworth. There were six people in the group of backcountry travelers.
Washington wildlife agents kill black bear that hurt woman
Wildlife authorities killed a black bear Saturday after it charged and injured a woman near a downtown park in the Bavarian-styled town of Leavenworth.
Woman recovering after an early morning bear attack in Leavenworth
A woman is recovering in the hospital after being attacked by a bear in Leavenworth Saturday morning.
Road rage suspected in shooting death of 24-year-old Everett woman
The shooting death of a 24-year-old Everett woman on US 2 last weekend is being investigated by the Washington State Patrol as a likely road-rage killing.
Hiker pinned by ‘refrigerator-sized’ boulder saved in dramatic rescue near Leavenworth
A hiker who got trapped under a refrigerator-sized boulder in a remote area near Leavenworth is recovering after Monday’s dramatic rescue mission.
Sheriff: Man killed in Washington Cascades climbing fall
A man from Vancouver, Washington died in a climbing accident Monday in the Cascade Mountains south of Leavenworth, the Chelan County sheriff said.
Mukilteo hiker dies in climbing accident in Leavenworth
The Chelan County Sheriff's Office says a man has died while climbing on Dragontail Peak after falling "several hundred feet."
Mom, baby survive roof collapse after winter storm in Leavenworth
Snow operations are finally beginning to scale back in Leavenworth and this weekend will look fairly normal for visitors. However, for Emily Elkins this is just the beginning of trying to recover from the winter storm’s damage.
National Guard canvasing neighborhoods, crews clearing truckloads of snow in Leavenworth
All hands are on deck in the City of Leavenworth as crews continue to work in winter storm recovery mode.
Winter storm recovery efforts in Leavenworth following record snowfall
Crews in Leavenworth continues to dig out after more than four feet of snow blanketed the area—at one point, there was no way in or out.
National Guard heads to Leavenworth after record snowfall
The Washington National Guard is now in Leavenworth helping community members dig out after record snowfall last week.
36" of snow in 24 hours: Leavenworth declares state of emergency due to record snowfall
The City of Leavenworth declared a State of Emergency on Jan. 7 and requested aid from the National Guard after getting 36" of snow in less than 24 hours.
Leavenworth’s Oktoberfest moves to Wenatchee for 2022
Organizers with Leavenworth’s Oktoberfest announced this week that next year’s event will move to Wenatchee.
Organizers cancel 2021 Leavenworth Oktoberfest amid pandemic
Washington's famous Bavarian town Leavenworth is canceling its annual Oktoberfest in 2021 as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.
Scene cleared after bomb threat prompts evacuations, lockdowns in Leavenworth
A bomb threat reported in Leavenworth turned out to be a false alarm, but the call caused major disruptions and treacherous travel for responding crews.
Village of Leavenworth cancels annual holiday festivals to reduce large crowds and COVID-19 exposure
The Village of Leavenworth, tucked away in the Cascade Mountains, is internationally known as the "Christmas Town." Several thousands of people make a trip to the Bavarian-themed town as part of their holiday traditions. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has changed how Leavenworth and its people celebrate the season.
Leavenworth cancels 2020 Christmas Lighting Festival
Washington's famous Bavarian town Leavenworth announced it is canceling its annual Christmas Lighting Festival this year as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.