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What to do in the Wenatchee area

NCW Blues Jam, every second and fourth Tuesday, 7 p.m. Riverside Pub at Columbia Valley Brewing, 538 Riverside Dr. Info: facebook.com/NCWBluesJam. Upper Valley Running Club Runs, every Tuesday night. Check in between 4:30 – 6 p.m. for a marked 3 … Continue reading

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November 2016

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November 2016

Surprising DNA test: ‘My Dad is not my father’ • Backyard homesteaders • Piano playing mountain man • Frontier town rises in East Wenatchee • Solo camping • Where the wild wolves roam • Wide-open home • Metal artist Jim … Continue reading

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Guitar and repair man lance tigner Lives His Art

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Guitar and repair man lance tigner Lives His Art

By Susan Lagsdin Lance Tigner’s left forearm is heavily inked, so when he plays his beloved Martin guitar the muscles ripple under a blue tattoo of that same instrument. It’s ornamented with a musical staff and notes of a song … Continue reading

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A dream, an old pick-up truck and plenty of grit built house without a mortgage

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A dream, an old pick-up truck and plenty of grit built house without a mortgage

Story By Lief Carlsen Photos by donna cassidy A few people are fortunate enough to inherit a house. Most homeowners, however, acquire their homes the hard way — they take out a 20- or 30-year mortgage and, payment-by-payment, buy their … Continue reading

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50 year anniversary climb of Mount Adams

50 year anniversary climb of Mount Adams

By Dave Jaecks Fifty years ago — in August of 1966 — I was recently arrived in Washington and a total neophyte in mountaineering. So when fellow UW medical resident Karl Hammermeister suggested that I join him and his brother … Continue reading

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Citizen scientists

Citizen scientists

‘The power of collaboration’ as ordinary people lend to understanding of the world By Jaana Hatton If you are curious about the birds and the bees, and the flowers and the trees, you could ask Susan Ballinger. She knows a thing … Continue reading

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Flying Crow

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Flying Crow

By Brian Mitchell I took this photo three years ago while hiking with a friend. We were just off of Mad River Road and had stopped to take a break for lunch. Photography was still incredibly new to me and … Continue reading

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El Sendero Backcountry Film Festival

By on November 28, 2016 in Events, Outdoors fun, Sports & Recreation with 0 Comments

Celebrates 12 years of the Snow Less Traveled DECEMBER 14, 2016 Wenatchee, Washington Numerica Performing Arts Center – 7pm Wenatchee, WA — Each year in December El Sendero hosts the Backcountry Film Festival. This year the Film Festival celebrates its … Continue reading

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The chicken and her eggs

By on November 16, 2016 in Articles, Good food, Health with 0 Comments

By Dr. Jim Brown It is pretty obvious we Americans love our eggs, and we eat a lot of chicken, too. Over 80 billion eggs and over 8 billion chickens are consumed annually. As of August, there are 89 million … Continue reading

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Contest!: What as your best day in 2016?

By on October 28, 2016 in Events with 0 Comments
Contest!: What as your best day in 2016?

Tell us a story about your best day in the past year, and perhaps win a $100 gift certificate. Did you climb a mountain, check off an item on your bucket list, cross an ocean, hold a new life in … Continue reading

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October 2016

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October 2016

Is this another bad idea? • A strange letter from Sweden • Teaching Spanish in Bavaria • Letting horses trust again • Four minutes of fame for authors • Taking advantage of the Valley’s bounty • Fall Travel Planner • … Continue reading

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