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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. Live Music, every Monday night, 7 – 9 p.m. Vino Prost Wine Bar, Leavenworth. Cost: free. Info: vinoprost.com. Live … Continue reading

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Summer arts programs open registration

By on February 26, 2015 in Arts with 0 Comments

Leavenworth – Icicle Creek Center for the Arts has opened registration for nine educational programs scheduled for the summer of 2015. Scholarship funding is available. The 2015 education programs offered by Icicle Creek Center for the Arts include: Icicle Creek … Continue reading

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Moving family to Costa Rica for an adventure

By on February 24, 2015 in Articles, Outdoors fun, Travel with 0 Comments
Moving family to Costa Rica for an adventure

By Geoff Barry I have had a dream for some time now, maybe 20 years. I suppose it first became a plan 10 years ago when my wife and I were dating. I asked if she would be willing to … Continue reading

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Dipping a toe into Belize

Dipping a toe into Belize

By Jessica Creel Some place easy to get to, English speaking with beautiful beaches I think was the original conversation. Hawaii is usually a first thought, but we decided we wanted something less familiar, something different, something unique. It was … Continue reading

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These are the good old days for local fishing

These are the good old days for local fishing

By Dave Graybill We’ve all heard the phrase: “Yeah, but in the good old days we really had it good.” It usually is spoken by someone who misses what they once had. An abundance of something that just isn’t as … Continue reading

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A beautiful bridge

By on February 24, 2015 in Articles, Uncategorized with 0 Comments
A beautiful bridge

By Marlene Farrell It’s a Tuesday evening, and Laurie Peek sits with Javier Lopez and Elena Rodriguez at a table in the Peshastin Dryden Elementary library. Javier and Elena know this school, because their children attended here in the past. … Continue reading

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Read the manual and practice, practice, practice

By on February 24, 2015 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
Read the manual and practice, practice, practice

By Greg Berdan When people ask me what they should do to get better photos with their camera, my first two suggestions are, “Read the manual,” and practice with all the settings until they know them well. The shot above … Continue reading

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Mountain film festival opens Feb. 19

By on February 11, 2015 in Articles, Arts, Events, Outdoors fun with 0 Comments

  Leavenworth — Icicle Creek Center for the Arts will host the 2015 Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival (VIMFF) on February 19 in the Snowy Owl Theater. The event is a benefit for the Northwest Avalanche Center. The Vancouver International Film Festival … Continue reading

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New Nordic ski trek event

Leavenworth, WA.- The Leavenworth Winter Sports Club has announced the new Moose Dewlap Citizens Trek. The event will be held on February 21st in the Meadows Creek Loop area near Lake Wenatchee. The 43-kilometer route will start and end at … Continue reading

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Tour de Bloom registration opens

By on February 4, 2015 in Articles, Events, Outdoors fun with 0 Comments

WENATCHEE — Registration has officially opened for the May 2-3 Arlberg Sports Tour de Bloom cycling omnium in Wenatchee. The two-day event, held in conjunction with the Washington State Apple Blossom Festival, includes a hill climb between Squilchuck State Park … Continue reading

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An eye for the smiling and soulful sides of life

By on January 27, 2015 in Articles, Arts, Landscapes, Photos with 0 Comments
An eye for the  smiling and soulful sides of life

by Susan Lagsdin “I think most photographers learn to look at the world in a special way. There might be a dead tree that looks ugly to other people, but when I look at it I see beauty — line, … Continue reading

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