Steve Lord, chairman of the Leavenworth Oktoberfest, makes funny faces in a group photo of a visiting group from New Braunfels, Texas, in 2016.  Lord and Projekt Bayern are in a legal fight with the city of Leavenworth over the festival. 

LEAVENWORTH — Stop me when this gets confusing.

Projekt Bayern, former organizer of the Leavenworth Oktoberfest in Leavenworth, is hosting the Leavenworth Oktoberfest this year at the Town Toyota Center in Wenatchee. The city of Leavenworth, which ended its contract with Projekt Bayern last year, is hosting Oktoberfest in Leavenworth ... in Leavenworth.


Pete O’Cain is a graduate of Central Washington University, served in the Marines Corps and covers public safety in Chelan and Douglas counties. He also leads The Wenatchee World’s wildfire coverage.

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