August 28, 1921: "Contract awarded for lookouts--The Coast Culvert & Flume company of this city (Portland) has been awarded a contract to build two steel lookout tops for the forest service. One of these will be located on Leecher mountain, in the Chelan national forest, according to announcement at the district forester's office." (The Oregon Daily Journal)
June 1922: "Rangers Pierpont and Price are helping erect a lookout tower on Leecher Mountain. The tower is 40 feet high and of standard construction." (Six Twenty-Six)
October 1922: "Our lookout accommodations have been greatly improved this season by the addition of a steel tower 50' tall with a cage on Leecher Mountain." (Six Twenty-Six)
October 11, 1930: Panorama photos taken by W. B. Osborne.
June 17, 1931: "The Twisp Camp Fire Girls climbed to the top of Mount Leecher last week. The first lap was to Benson creek, where the base camp was made. The second day was spent on the telephone trail to the top and back. The girls climbed the glass and steel lookout tower overlooking the Chelan forest. The hike home was made Saturday. The forest service recently finished an automobile road to the top of the mountain, providing a drive of unusual scenic beauty." (The Spokesman-Review)
July 17, 2014: The lookout was evacuated by helicopter, flames from the Carlton Complex Fire had effectively surrounded the lookout making escape unsure at a later time. The lookout was not re-staffed as a primary lookout this season.