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Little Bavaria is getting an Amtrak stop:

Leavenworth, about 20 miles west of Wenatchee on U.S. Route 2, has raised more than $700,000 in local, state and federal funds to build the Icicle Station train stop, said City Councilman and Mayor-elect Rob Eaton, who has championed the project for at least five years.

The federal dollars are a relatively small amount of money that will “have a significant impact on our community and an economic impact on the entire valley,”