WENATCHEE — More than 500 local business folks on Thursday celebrated life and work in the Wenatchee Valley by honoring one of the area’s largest restaurant groups, one of its fastest growing ag product companies, two of its most respected nonprofits and a local couple devoted to promotion of the arts.
LEAVENWORTH — A year after she was hired, Leslie Lloyd has resigned as executive director of Icicle Creek Center for the Arts. Tom Bassett, president of Icicle Creek’s board of directors, confirmed that Lloyd left voluntarily last week. “Most of it was pretty personal,” he said. He declined to give any details until he talks with the board Monday. Lloyd would also not give details about her departure and referred questions to Bassett.
WENATCHEE — A 26-foot drawdown of the Columbia River reservoir behind Wanapum Dam appears to have stabilized the broken spillway there, but it’s coming at the cost of lost power generation and regional concern about how to handle the upcoming salmon migration.