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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. Wenatchee Farmers Market, every Wednesday, 4 – 8 p.m.  and Saturday, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Pybus Public Market. … Continue reading

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Mother Nature’s helpers

By on August 26, 2015 in Articles, Outdoors fun with 0 Comments
Mother Nature’s helpers

By Jane Zanol Have you ever wondered how you could help the environment? People who have taken the Wenatchee Naturalist class are doing just that. The class, created by Susan Ballinger, not only teaches people about the three ecosystems within … Continue reading

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Ed’s boat

By on August 26, 2015 in Articles, Landscapes, Outdoors fun with 2 Comments
Ed’s boat

By Doug Lewis Has a natural object — a raw piece of nature ever caught your eye and caused you to wonder what it could become — with a little help? Add something here, reshape it there, polish it… could … Continue reading

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Iceland — An odyssey of delight

By on August 26, 2015 in Articles, Landscapes, Travel with 0 Comments
Iceland — An odyssey of delight

By Lisa Therrell The couple spoke German. I couldn’t follow what the woman was saying as she first came up onto the viewing platform to behold thousands of Atlantic puffins in front of their burrows. But shared elation is understood … Continue reading

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CAMPING in style

By on August 26, 2015 in Articles, Outdoors fun, Travel with 0 Comments
CAMPING in style

  By Leona Holahan Who can forget the moment they fall in love? For Tom and me, it was when we saw our first vintage style T@B teardrop trailer “in the wild.” We were walking off the morning’s aches and … Continue reading

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Piles of fun along the icicle river

Piles of fun along the icicle river

By Travis Knoop Last summer I found myself up in Leavenworth for a real estate shoot. Having finished up earlier than anticipated I thought a quick hike sounded like a good idea. But where to go? Without a whole lot … Continue reading

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What are your intentions for today?

By on August 19, 2015 in Articles, Health with 0 Comments

By June Darling Several months ago while driving my grandchildren to school, one of them (McKinsey, a five-year-old) asked, “Aren’t we going to talk about our intentions for the day?” Realizing that I had forgotten the-going-to-school-preparation routine, I encouraged McKinsey … Continue reading

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Fun: New ‘Wenatchee River Nature Quest coming up Aug. 15

By on August 12, 2015 in Articles, Events, Outdoors fun with 0 Comments

WENATCHEE VALLEY — The Chelan-Douglas Land Trust announces a new event – the Wenatchee River Nature Quest. This is a fun, hands-on free event for kids and their families to learn about the river and the animals, birds, fish and plants who … Continue reading

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Dry local Rosés more to my liking

By on August 5, 2015 in Articles, Good food, Wine with 0 Comments

By Alex Saliby Rosé is a wine usually made from the juice of red grapes although it may also have some white wine blended in. This is true whether one is making a non-sparkling wine called still wine or a sparkling … Continue reading

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Good cause: Low income spay/neuter clinic for cats

By on August 3, 2015 in Articles, Pets with 0 Comments

  The Wenatchee Valley Humane Society is hosting their third cat spay/neuter clinic in a follow-up to the previous clinics held this past March and June. With help from the Feral Cat Spay/Neuter Project out of Lynnwood, the clinics have … Continue reading

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A firefighter’s photographer

By on July 29, 2015 in Articles, Arts, Landscapes, Photos with 0 Comments
A firefighter’s photographer

By Susan Lagsdin Wenatchee photographer Cary Ulrich said he sees no irony, neither correlation nor disconnect, in his last two full-time occupations. For almost 40 years he created by hand exquisitely detailed scale-model buildings for architects’ clients on the West … Continue reading

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