"Live a good life, and in the end, it's not the years in the life, it's the life in the years." –Abe Lincoln

The ‘Best’ is back! And, you can win

By on June 24, 2015 in Articles with 0 Comments

Yippee! We are celebrating our 100th this summer! No, not our 100th year — we are a little too young for that — but the 100th issue of The Good Life will be published later this year. Wow, 100 issues … Continue reading

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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. 2 Left Feet, every Thursday, 7 – 9 p.m. 2 Left Feet is a loose organization of local dance … 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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Chelan d’Azur house

By on July 29, 2015 in Articles, Homes with 0 Comments
Chelan d’Azur house

Story by Susan Lagsdin The image of Chris Gurke sitting alone at a French café table has influenced this family’s home life more than she and her husband Jim ever dreamed. Six years ago, on a brief jaunt to Provence … Continue reading

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Trail dog

Trail dog

By Lori Nitchals Recently my five-and-a-half year old yellow lab, Mijo, and I went on his first backpack with four members of my weekly 55-plus hiking group. I found Mijo at the Wenatchee Valley Humane Society when he was 14 … Continue reading

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Where’s Rich?

Where’s Rich?

By Marlene Farrell Rich Brinkman had a decision to make. It was day eight of his Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) adventure — a hike that will take him more than five months to complete. He was tired from the last … Continue reading

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Solitude found at Lichtenwasser Lake

Solitude found at Lichtenwasser Lake

By Brad Brisbine The first lake north of Stevens Pass on the Pacific Crest Trail is popular Lake Valhalla, a fitting picture of its Norse namesake, Heaven. It is particularly lovely in autumn with its surrounding patchwork quilt of red … Continue reading

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The Good Life magazine chooses Magzter to widen its global presence

By on July 27, 2015 in Articles with 0 Comments

NEW YORK, NY–(Marketwired – July 21, 2015) – The Good Life magazine, which has been circulating in Chelan and Douglas counties of Washington State, now becomes available on the world’s largest digital magazine newsstand, Magzter. The magazine mainly focuses on people living … Continue reading

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What to know when pairing wine & food

By on July 20, 2015 in Articles, Wine with 0 Comments
What to know when pairing wine & food

Baked halibut with Alice Water’s sauce and a side of corn and arugula salad… and a bottle of Crayelle Cellars Sauvignon Blanc — a terrific combination of food and wine.    By Alex Saliby I can’t correct any misconceptions about … Continue reading

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When your smart phone becomes your doctor

By on July 17, 2015 in Articles, Health with 0 Comments

By Dr. Jim Brown Technologic advances in all fields are coming so fast that it is difficult for many to adapt and keep up with all these changes. This is particularly true in the medical field. Even with the advances … Continue reading

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Walking the beauty that is New Zealand

By on June 24, 2015 in Articles, Outdoors fun, Travel with 0 Comments
Walking the beauty that is New Zealand

By Trish Simmons Last November, I joined my two friends, Lisa and Karen, from Wenatchee on a memory-making trip to the South Island of New Zealand. We spent about two weeks on the South Island and celebrated Thanksgiving as we … Continue reading

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