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What to do in the Wenatchee area

NCW Blues Jam, every second and fourth Tuesday, 7:30 – 11 p.m. Columbia Valley Brewery, 538 Riverside Dr, Wenatchee. Info: facebook.com/NCWBluesJam. Wenatchee Farmers Market, every Saturday, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Pybus Public Market. Weekly Club Runs, every Thursday check … Continue reading

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This month, every month, love is the answer

By on February 2, 2016 in Articles, Health with 0 Comments
This month, every month, love is the answer

By June Darling We have a crisis and it is not ISIS, although it may possibly be related. It is not bullying nor gangs. It is not drug and alcohol misuse; not poverty — lack of housing, food, and jobs. … Continue reading

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Guitar making man

By on January 27, 2016 in Articles, Arts with 0 Comments
Guitar making man

By Susan Lagsdin Freeman Keller is an ardent, life-long outdoor athlete with an inquiring mind. His desire to solve the mystery of “how does it go?” resulted in well-crafted hydroplanes (when he raced boats) and bicycle frames (when he raced … Continue reading

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High, wide and handsome house on the hill

By on January 27, 2016 in Articles, Homes with 0 Comments
High, wide and handsome house on the hill

Story by Susan Lagsdin Photos by Travis Knoop With all the hillsides, ridges and cliffs throughout the greater Wenatchee Valley, there are lots of view properties. But it takes some serious altitude to claim you have a really panoramic vista. … Continue reading

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Skiing the deep powder of Japan

By on January 27, 2016 in Articles, Outdoors fun, Travel with 0 Comments
Skiing the deep powder of Japan

By Maureen Stivers I am out of my mind. Not in the sense of being mentally unstable, but a state I can best describe as “linguistically incapable.” This is because for one of the few times in my life, I … Continue reading

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Flying with Mike Leach

By on January 27, 2016 in Articles, Travel with 1 Comment
Flying with Mike Leach

By Beverly Jagla I knew it was going to be a loooong day. In order to travel from Albuquerque to Seattle and then Wenatchee in a day, I needed to get up at 4 a.m. to get to the airport … Continue reading

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Dainty deer in the snow

By on January 27, 2016 in Articles, Landscapes, Outdoors fun with 0 Comments
Dainty deer in the snow

By Dale Blair I really enjoy snowshoe hiking around the Saddle Rock area. A few years ago I was in this area and I spotted a group of deer just below me on the trail. I made my way down … Continue reading

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What follows an article? A rockin’ outcome

By on January 14, 2016 in Articles with 0 Comments
What follows an article? A rockin’ outcome

By Maureen Stivers In August 2015, The Good Life published my article “The world at the front door.” The theme of the piece was how our lives can be enriched by getting to know the people who come to work … Continue reading

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Pickleball great fun and easier on body

By on January 7, 2016 in Articles, Health, Sports & Recreation with 0 Comments
Pickleball great fun and easier on body

By Dr. Jim Brown I have always enjoyed sports where I had to hit a ball with a racquet or a paddle. I played some tennis in my high school years at a city park, in college I played some … Continue reading

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A winter drive to visit the Southwest parks

A winter drive to visit the Southwest parks

By Karen Keebler For years my husband Andrew and I talked about how wonderful it would be to get into our car and head to the Southwest to explore the national parks and do some hiking. Well, last winter, we … Continue reading

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Starfish sisters — friends for life

By on December 30, 2015 in Articles with 0 Comments
Starfish sisters — friends for life

By Beverly Jagla We call ourselves “Starfish Sisters.” The idea came from the writing of Anne Morrow Lindbergh in her book, Gift from the Sea.  She writes: “Parting is inevitably painful, even for a short time. It is as if … Continue reading

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