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Archive for August, 2015

Mother Nature’s helpers

By on August 26, 2015 in Articles, Outdoor Fun with 0 Comments

  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 … Continue reading

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Ed’s boat

By on August 26, 2015 in Articles, Landscapes, Outdoor Fun with 2 Comments

  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… … Continue reading

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Iceland — An odyssey of delight

By on August 26, 2015 in Articles, Landscapes, Travel with 0 Comments

  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 … Continue reading

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CAMPING in style

By on August 26, 2015 in Articles, Outdoor Fun, Travel with 0 Comments

    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 … Continue reading

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Big vision brings public power benefits to Chelan County

By on August 24, 2015 in Business Profiles with 0 Comments

  As the country struggled to rise from the Great Depression and tensions were brewing in Europe and Asia, voters in Chelan County voted in November 1936 to form Chelan County Public Utility District. It took more than a decade … Continue reading

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Wilfred Woods: Rolodex of Wenatchee history

By on August 21, 2015 in Business Profiles with 0 Comments

  Wilfred Woods was in his ele­ment, all right, this walking, talking history book who had a front-row seat as Wenatchee came of age in the 20th Century. It was a little like sitting down with George Washington to learn … Continue reading

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Wenatchee created by dreamers, risk-takers

By on August 21, 2015 in Business Profiles with 0 Comments

  by CARY ORDWAY The residents of the Wenatchee Valley are a proud lot. They see a steady stream of “Coast people” mov­ing into town — along with job transfers and lifestyle transfers from just about everywhere else – and … 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, Outdoor 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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