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Writers’ Competition. Write On The River writers’ competition includes categories: non fiction (essay, article or memoir, on any theme or subject) and fiction (short story on any theme or subject), each with a 1,000 word limit. All submissions must be … Continue reading

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Bundle Up Fest in Downtown Wenatchee

By on January 19, 2015 in Articles, Events, Outdoors fun with 0 Comments

Downtown Wenatchee— Saturday, Jan. 24will be the Bundle Up Fest.   A fun filled event for the entire family. S’mores – Crafts – L-bow the Clown, Hay Rides and much more. Run Wenatchee will also be putting on the 3rd Annual … Continue reading

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Wenatchee Valley Humane Society Breaks Records in 2014

By on January 12, 2015 in Articles, Pets with 0 Comments

Highest Numbers WVHS has seen in years.  Wenatchee, WA—The Wenatchee Valley Humane Society today announced record breaking numbers for 2014. The report for 2014 states 2,343 animals were adopted, 105 more than the year before – even with ongoing construction … Continue reading

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Service Clubs awarded $140,000 to help people in poverty

By on January 7, 2015 in Articles with 0 Comments

Be the Change Grant Recipients Announced The Community Foundation of NCW and the United Way of Chelan-Douglas Counties have awarded $140,000 to seven Service Clubs who are developing programs to break the cycle of generational poverty. The “Be the Change” … Continue reading

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Girls on the Run expands to Douglas County

By on January 7, 2015 in Articles, Events, Health, Outdoors fun with 0 Comments

Coaches Needed for 2015 Spring Season  Tuesday, January 06, 2015: Wenatchee, WA: Columbia Valley Community Health (CVCH) is pleased to announce that Girls on the Run International has approved the expansion of the Columbia Valley Girls on the Run program to Douglas County. Since 2007, Columbia … Continue reading

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A natural teacher

By on December 31, 2014 in Articles, Outdoors fun with 0 Comments
A natural teacher

Volunteer environmental teacher loves seeing young faces light up with amazement By Marlene Farrell As a kid growing up in southern California, Tim Abel camped in the scrubby hills around Santa Barbara but dreamed of taller, whiter mountains. A poster … Continue reading

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Photographer’s summer finds him hiking and shooting in the mountains

Photographer’s summer finds him hiking and shooting in the mountains

Backstory: Rhys Logan, who grew up in Waterville, wrote about how he is traveling the world by saying “yes” to opportunity and taking amazing photographs and vidoes. Quote from earlier story: “I’ve been charged by wild animals and seen more … Continue reading

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A trip not taken realizes one dream (br-r-r!) … and then the song of the ride

By on December 31, 2014 in Articles, Outdoors fun with 0 Comments
A trip not taken realizes one dream (br-r-r!) … and then the song of the ride

Backstory: Katherine March wrote in the March 2014 edition about how a group of women friends for the past five years have ridden into the Pasayten Wilderness for five days with a backcountry outfitter. Quote from earlier story: “Depending on … Continue reading

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Living room concerts are fine, but this time a cherry orchard was better

By on December 31, 2014 in Articles, Outdoors fun with 0 Comments
Living room concerts are fine, but this time a   cherry orchard was better

Backstory: Jenny and Scott Erickson were featured in the February 2014 issue for occasionally converting their living room into a concert venue and inviting in 50 or so music lovers to hear interesting touring bands perform. Quote from earlier story: … Continue reading

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All is still on a cold morning in Wenatchee

By on December 31, 2014 in Articles, Landscapes, Outdoors fun, Photos with 0 Comments
All is still on a cold morning in Wenatchee

By Lynette Smith I love the Wenatchee Valley and the four seasons we are fortunate enough to experience. Throughout the year I enjoy taking photos of our local valley and our four seasons. Last year, about this time, I was … Continue reading

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Writers’ competition opening

By on December 10, 2014 in Articles, Arts, Events with 0 Comments

Write On The River is pleased to announce the opening of its seventh annual writers’ competition, generously sponsored by Alcoa. It’s time to boot up the computer and get those creative juices flowing! Categories are nonfiction (essay, article, or memoir, on … Continue reading

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