By Wilfred Woods
Chairman of the Board
Thursday, November 1, 2012
Artists rendition of the lodge at the Leavenworth Ski Hill with a patio. More than $120,00 was raised Wednesday evening toward a goal of $500,000 to renovate the historic Leavenworth Ski Hill complex.
Kjell Bakke invited me to hear about the winter projects being planned at Leavenworth, and we gathered at the Ski Hill Lodge at foot of the former 90-meter Bakke ski hill, named for his father Magnus and uncle Hermod.
The lodge, built in 1935 by a crew under direction of Magnus Bakke, is one of three projects planned by the Leavenworth Winter Sports Club and the non-profit Ski Hill Heritage Foundation. The other two are a ski museum and a civic ice rink which will be located next to the Leavenworth Festhalle at the north end of town.
Read the full article from the Wenatchee World here.