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What to do in the Wenatchee area

Village Art in the Park, May through Oct. 18, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Outdoor art show sponsored by local non-profit organizations dedicated to provide scholarships for art education using a venue that supports amateur and professional artists. Downtown Leavenworth. … Continue reading

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Coming event: Spring Tea at the Wells House

By on April 29, 2016 in Events with 0 Comments

The Wells House Committee announces the 3rd Annual “Spring Tea” on Saturday, May 14,  beginning at 1 p.m. This year’s event will feature a “Downton Abbey” theme accenting Wenatchee’s castle in extravaganza style and elegance. Guests are encouraged to “dress … Continue reading

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Coming event: GWATA announces NCW Tech and STEM Showcase

By on April 29, 2016 in Events with 0 Comments

GWATA, the NCW Technology Alliance, will host the NCW Tech and STEM Showcase on Saturday, May 14, at Pybus Public Market. This unique event is the only regional Technology and STEM showcase in NCW. At the event you will see booths from … Continue reading

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April 2016

By on April 28, 2016 in Archives with 0 Comments
April 2016

  Smacking down Type 2 Diabetes, student helps Leavenworth green up, family goes on a wild mushroom hunt, working on the mule train, the Japanese experience, the RV lifestyle, Spring travel planner, a tale of two houses, finding your purpose, … Continue reading

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Paul Roberts: Writer on big topics finds little Leavenworth a peaceful respite

By on April 27, 2016 in Arts with 0 Comments
Paul Roberts: Writer on big  topics finds little Leavenworth a peaceful respite

By Marlene Farrell Paul Roberts claims two hometowns, Leavenworth and Seattle. They differ in size, culture and pace, and Paul, a journalist for over 30 years, enjoys straddling both worlds. He said, “Leavenworth is a good place to raise kids, … Continue reading

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Dean Rainey: Western artist actually grew up working on a Badger Mountain ranch

By on April 27, 2016 in Arts with 0 Comments
Dean Rainey: Western artist actually grew up working on a Badger Mountain ranch

By Susan Lagsdin In 1927, East Wenatchee artist Dean Rainey’s great-grandfather was deer hunting on horseback up on Badger Mountain, and he chanced upon 1,100 acres that became the family’s ranch. Years later, being raised there inspired and informed Dean’s … Continue reading

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Home with a view — and a place for the grand piano

By on April 27, 2016 in Homes with 0 Comments
Home with a  view  — and a place for the  grand piano

Story by Susan Lagsdin Photos by Donna Cassidy Brian and Sara Bowe, who happily settled into their new East Wenatchee home last December, didn’t have too many extraordinary requests of their construction team: lots of light in every room, plenty … Continue reading

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Childhood memories come flooding back on a hunt for morels

Childhood memories come flooding back on a hunt for morels

Story and Photos By Lance Stegemann Clutching to an overhanging tree limb, I tried to steady myself as I dug a foothold into the steep side slope. The ground is blackened from a forest fire that took place only a … Continue reading

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Cycling the scenic Wenatchee Valley

Cycling the scenic Wenatchee Valley

By Alice Thompson We never know what kind of bikes riders will pedal in our Apple Century Bike Ride. One guy rode the entire 100 miles on a “fixie,” a fixed-gear bicycle. One of our Sunrise Rotary Club members, Dave … Continue reading

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Curious about an RV lifestyle?

Curious about an RV lifestyle?

Story by Dr. David Weber, Sr. Photos by Dr. Susan Weber Ah yes, the lure and romance of the open road… The nostalgia of Route 66. Undiscovered, quaint places. We’re tooling down the road and life is good and we … Continue reading

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Drowning in plastic

By on April 13, 2016 in Articles, Health with 0 Comments

By Jim Brown One of my all time favorite movies was the iconic groundbreaking 1967 movie, The Graduate, starring Dustin Hoffman. It was nominated for seven Academy Awards, made Hoffman a star and was accompanied with songs by my favorite … Continue reading

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