CASHMERE, WA.-The City of Cashmere has a new interim Mayor following the departure of Jeff Gomes. The City Council has appointed Council member, Jim Fletcher to serve out the remainder of Gomes’ term which expires next year. The Wenatchee World reports that Fletcher has indicated he intends to file for the position in next year’s election. Fletcher currently serves as Mayor Pro temp. Fletcher works for the Chelan County Port District as the manager of the Port’s small business development center.