Lacey Goble of Kittitas County was crowned Miss East Cascades during a Saturday pageant at the Performing Arts Center of Wenatchee. Goble received a $1,500 scholarship from the Miss East Cascades organization and a $500 scholarship waiver from Central Washington University. Contestant Carolyn Hunter of Kittitas County was the first-place winner and received a $500 scholarship.
Note: Goble and Hunter are both seniors at CWU. Goble, from Montesano, is majoring in elementary education. Hunter, from Sedro-Woolley, is majoring in both law and justice, and sociology. Hunter was also the first-place winner in last year's pageant.