"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

What to do in the Wenatchee area

Slam poetry night, every Tuesday, 7 – 8:30 p.m. Clearwater Steakhouse and Saloon, 838 Valley Mall Pky. East Wenatchee. Pybus Public Market, every Tuesday Deborah Strahm, personal chef cooks at the market. Info: pybuspublicmarket.org. Country Western open mic/jam session, 3-6 … 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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Follies Guild named Mobile Meals as beneficiary

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

The Wenatchee Valley Follies Guild named Mobile Meals on Nov. 19, 2014 as the beneficiary for their tri-annual fundraiser show “Follies: A La Mode” to be held in January 2016. The Follies Show is a variety show featuring local talent, … Continue reading

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Wenatchee riding center gets national exposure

By on December 2, 2014 in Articles with 0 Comments
Wenatchee riding center gets national exposure

Alatheia Riding Center has been featured in the Fall 2014 issue of the Fjord Herald, a publication of the Norwegian Fjord Horse Registry. (Alatheia was also featured by The Good Life in the January 2014 issue, in a story headlined … Continue reading

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Stuck up a trail with a bulky motorcycle

Stuck up a trail with a bulky motorcycle

By Bill Landsborough I am a 70-year-old adventurist and am always planning an outdoor excursion of hiking, mountain bicycling, kayaking, motorcycling or Jeeping here in the great north central paradise called Wenatchee. On a fine August day this year I … Continue reading

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The holiday magic of being Santa

By on November 25, 2014 in Articles with 0 Comments
The  holiday magic  of being Santa

By Alan Moen When my hair and beard turned gray, and then white, many people began telling me that I looked like Santa Claus. Kids would stare at me on the street and nudge their parents, wondering if I really … Continue reading

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Pretty enough for a nature calendar

Pretty enough for a nature calendar

A photo contest to show the beauty of the Wenatchee River valley has resulted in 12 photos that will be displayed on the  2015 Picture the Wenatchee Watershed Stewardship calendar. The Picture the Wenatchee Watershed Stewardship Campaign was a collaborative … Continue reading

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A family takes to the water

A family takes to the water

By Marlene Farrell Last spring I wasn’t yet even aboard the Hale Kai, 41-foot sailboat, but I was already queasy. I had huddled over sailing manuals the whole drive from Leavenworth to the Bellingham marina. I quizzed my husband, Kevin, … Continue reading

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Saddle Rock under a starry night

By on November 25, 2014 in Articles, Landscapes, Outdoors fun, Photos with 0 Comments
Saddle Rock under a starry night

By Brian Mitchell Saddle Rock is easily one of the best places to get great photos in the Wenatchee Valley. Now finding a good location is one thing, but it is how a person frames and composes the shot that … Continue reading

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Get your beat on — the magic of music

By on November 13, 2014 in Articles, Health with 0 Comments

By June Darling “When I hear music, I fear no danger. I am invulnerable. I see no foe….” Guess who said that. Was it Bono, the Irish singer-songwriter, philanthropist, and frontman for the Dublin-based rock band, U2? No, Bono, said, … Continue reading

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Staying true to a special way of seeing the world

By on October 29, 2014 in Articles, Arts with 0 Comments
Staying true to a special way of seeing the world

By Susan Lagsdin “The eye sees; the mind edits; the heart interprets.” This simple equation of aesthetic sensibility is a mantra Robert Wilson lives and teaches. The Wenatchee painter, recently returned to the region of his own artistic awakening, at … Continue reading

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