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What to do in the Wenatchee area

NCW Blues Jam, every second and fourth Monday, 7:30 – 11 p.m. Columbia Valley Brewery, 538 Riverside Dr, Wenatchee. Info: facebook.com/NCWBluesJam. 2 Left Feet, every Thursday, 7 – 9 p.m. 2 Left Feet is a loose organization of local dance … Continue reading

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Meteor shower overhead this week

By on April 20, 2015 in Articles, Astronomy, Events, Outdoors fun with 0 Comments

By Peter Lind April showers bring May flowers, but hopefully this month they will bring clear skies for the Lyrid meteor shower the night of April 22/23. This will be the first moon-free meteor shower of 2015. The moon however … Continue reading

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Wenatchee Valley Renaissance Faire April 25-26

Wenatchee Valley College will host the eighth annual Wenatchee Valley Renaissance Faire on Saturday and Sunday, April 25 to 26, at the soccer fields on the Wenatchee campus. The main entrance will be west of the tennis courts. The drawbridge … Continue reading

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Road trip: A taste for Quincy-area wineries

By on April 6, 2015 in Articles, Travel, Wine with 0 Comments

Several months ago I ended a column with a not too subtle suggestion that you get out of the grocery store’s wine aisle and visit our local wineries. According to a few emails I’ve received, some of you intend to … Continue reading

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Ads aside, Erectile Dysfunction is about more than sex

By on March 30, 2015 in Articles, Health with 0 Comments

Erectile dysfunction is a multi-billion-dollar business in this country. It is impossible to watch television on any night without seeing one or two Cialis ads. If you watch any sporting event, particularly football, on TV you will undoubtedly see three … Continue reading

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Artist as medium

By on March 25, 2015 in Articles, Arts with 0 Comments
Artist as medium

  By Susan lagsdin You’d never ask a writer her favorite word, or a violinist his favorite note, but here goes a question to Wenatchee painter Lindsay Breidenthal: “What’s your favorite color?” She was actually looking forward to the question. … Continue reading

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Part Spanish, part Mediterranean, part hippie, and all hand crafted

By on March 25, 2015 in Articles, Homes with 0 Comments
Part Spanish, part  Mediterranean, part hippie, and all  hand crafted

Story by Susan Lagsdin Photos by Donna Cassidy A late-winter sound of spring came in birdsong to Nahahum Canyon, where Chris Hartwig’s home place nestles into a south-facing slope about four miles up the winding road. He said, after commenting … Continue reading

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The Guanajuato Coffee Scene

By on March 25, 2015 in Articles, Good food, Travel with 0 Comments
The Guanajuato Coffee Scene

It is always a pleasant late morning stop to have coffee, just like going to the Vogue in Chelan. Besides you always need to stop and rest after the brisk walk to the historic centro.  You can always get the … Continue reading

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Letting go

Letting go

By Rachel DiLorenzo “Middle-aged man falls from plane.” For “Brave Dave” Yancey, that’s an ideal headline for his newfound passion, skydiving. The fun began with daughters Jacqueline and Heather. Jacqueline gave her sister a Groupon for a first jump course … Continue reading

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Open season in the Sage Hills

Open season in the Sage Hills

  Editor’s note: With the April 1 opening of the Sage Hills trail just days away, we thought we’d run this story from a couple of years ago from the WenatcheeOutdoors website about how much fun a spring day run … Continue reading

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A dark hike to greet the sun on Saddle Rock

A dark hike to greet the sun on Saddle Rock

By Molly Steere When my friend Erin suggested a sunrise hike up Saddle Rock, I immediately loved the idea. Getting up early for an adventure feels like a privilege and holds a giddy anticipation for me. I’m weird like that. … Continue reading

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