"Live a good life, and in the end, it’s not the years in the life, it’s the life in the years."

By on April 25, 2021 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

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Cool dip in Lake Clara

By on April 25, 2021 in Outdoor Fun with 0 Comments
Cool dip in Lake Clara

By Kristen Lovene McCamey Although the trek is short on the Clara and Marion Lakes Trail — nestled in the mountains at Mission Ridge Ski Resort — its elevation gain never fails to get your heart pumping and sweat flowing.  … Continue reading

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Living with purpose in a noisy world

By on April 25, 2021 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
Living with purpose in a noisy world

By Betsy Dudash We live in a complex world. When you factor in a global pandemic that has cut many of us off from the people, places, and activities that ground us, life can seem overwhelming.  How can we find … Continue reading

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The joy of bike riding cycles around again

By on April 25, 2021 in Outdoor Fun with 1 Comment
The joy of bike riding cycles around again

By Judy Weaver  I have loved riding a bike since I was just a kid growing up in a small town in Arizona.  My first bike was red and “used.” It was given to me by my mother’s friend because … Continue reading

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Diving and sightseeing in Indonesia

By on April 25, 2021 in Travel with 0 Comments
Diving and sightseeing in Indonesia

Story and photographs  by Jeff W. Radford As our flight makes its final approach into the Denpasar airport, I can make out the oval-shaped Bukit Peninsula on Bali’s southernmost tip.  Including the drive to SeaTac and a five-hour layover in … Continue reading

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‘Totsiens’ to a tennis pro

By on April 25, 2021 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
‘Totsiens’ to a tennis pro

Longtime WRAC fixture returning home to South African family — and the animals By Jamie Howell “I need to tell you something.” That’s the kind of opener that gives anyone pause — revealing nothing except that, good or bad, it’s … Continue reading

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SOMEWHERE IN IOWA

By on April 25, 2021 in Outdoor Fun with 0 Comments
SOMEWHERE IN IOWA

Chance meeting on cross-state bike ride finds a connection among the gnomes By CarolAnn Seaman RAGBRAI (Register’s Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa) is back! After a cancelation last year due to you-know-what, the famous and fabulously fun bike ride … Continue reading

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Letters reveal what a long, strange trip life can be

By on April 25, 2021 in Uncategorized with 1 Comment
Letters reveal what a long, strange trip life can be

By Dale Foreman  In 2018 a packet of very old love letters arrived in Wenatchee. Written by a dozen people over 100 years, these shine a light on the ways and means to keep a family, and a nation, together … Continue reading

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Zero lot line homes, lots of options

By on April 25, 2021 in Featured Homes with 0 Comments
Zero lot line homes, lots of options

East Haven subdivision offers a new choice in a crowded marketplace By Susan Lagsdin Downsizing? Snowbirding? Investing? First-timing? Want a garden/tired of gardening? Got a dog? Heaps of sports gear? Single? Kids?  Buyers in this year’s hot and hotter Wenatchee … Continue reading

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Dan Gemeinhart interviews Teri Fink about her new novel, The Clovis Dig

By on April 25, 2021 in Arts with 0 Comments
Dan Gemeinhart interviews Teri Fink about her new novel, The Clovis Dig

(Editor’s note: Dan Gemeinhart is the author of five novels for young readers: The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise, Good Dog, Scar Island, Some Kind of Courage and The Honest Truth, which was a New York Times Editors’ Choice selection. Dan … Continue reading

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Fearless

By on April 25, 2021 in Arts with 0 Comments
Fearless

Putting it all together, this singer-songwriter finds clear direction after a career change and a move to Chelan By Susan Lagsdin Wylee Williams, a singer, guitarist and songwriter newly residing in Chelan, is fearless about full disclosure of his checkered … Continue reading

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A dance to being creative during COVID

By on April 25, 2021 in Arts with 0 Comments
A dance to being creative during COVID

Owner Lindsey Martin: ‘I’m just a little hustler’ By Susan Lagsdin Lindsey Martin isn’t going to let this year’s ever-shifting pandemic standards of Levels 1, 2 or 3, dampen her creativity.  Her Wenatchee studio, Dance Creations, adheres to safety rules … Continue reading

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Surveillance cartoon

By on April 25, 2021 in Cartoons with 1 Comment
Surveillance cartoon

What to do around Wenatchee in May

By on April 25, 2021 in Events with 0 Comments

Please check all events to make sure none has canceled. NCW Blues Jam, Mondays, 7 – 10 p.m.  Riverside Pub.  1 million cups, every first Wednesday of the month. 8 a.m. Entrepreneurs discover solutions and thrive when they collaborate over … Continue reading

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Homage to the humble chicken house

By on April 25, 2021 in Columnist with 1 Comment
Homage to the humble chicken house

By Susan Sampson The annals of American architecture picture such treasures as Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello that you can see on the back of a nickel, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Falling Water house that straddles a waterfall, and Queen Anne-style cottages trimmed … Continue reading

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Building bridges to connect NCW

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Building bridges to connect NCW

By Rod Molzahn North central Washington is a land of flowing water. Rivers, streams and creeks flow through and from every valley and have sustained the people in them for thousands of years.  For all those years the rivers, streams … Continue reading

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We have all been in dark places

By on April 25, 2021 in Columnist with 0 Comments
We have all been in dark places

“Life is difficult. This is a great truth, one of the greatest truths.”  — M. Scott Peck, The Road Less Traveled By June Darling My husband, John, and I are still processing a car accident we had a few days … Continue reading

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Common diverticulosis can lead to pain

By on April 25, 2021 in Columnist with 0 Comments
Common diverticulosis can lead to pain

By Jim Brown, M.D. Diverticulosis of the colon is a relatively common condition.  In fact one half of people over age 60 have this condition. In most of them it is without symptoms.  This is a condition where small pea-sized … Continue reading

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Black-necked Stilt: An elegant bird

By on April 25, 2021 in Columnist with 0 Comments
Black-necked Stilt: An elegant bird

By Bruce McCammon April and May are peak times to see Black-necked Stilt in central Washington.  It is entirely possible that you will need to get in a car and drive to see these delicate, seasonal birds. I think that … Continue reading

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We cluck for chicken stories

By on April 25, 2021 in Columnist with 0 Comments
We cluck for chicken stories

By Mike Cassidy Editor I never knew chickens were so popular. Oh, I like to eat fried chicken and the eggs live hens produce, but beyond idly thinking that “someday” when I move to the farm in my dotage it … Continue reading

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April 2021 issue

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April 2021 issue

fire and glass

By on March 27, 2021 in Arts with 0 Comments
fire and glass

When pulling glass from the fiery furnace, ‘it’s like honey on a warm summer day’ by Marlene Farrell Stepping inside the Peshastin warehouse of Boulder Bend Glassworks, one senses how harnessing the power of heat yields such delicate beauty.  Beyond … Continue reading

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By on March 27, 2021 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

Ghost snow train

By on March 27, 2021 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
Ghost snow train

By Shannon Keller  My husband and I have had a home in the Leavenworth area (off Icicle Road) for about 16 years and in September 2020 relocated just off Eagle Creek Road.  I’ve been mesmerized by the beauty of our … Continue reading

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NCW Spring hikes to walk off the cooped-up blues

By on March 27, 2021 in Outdoor Fun with 1 Comment
NCW Spring hikes to walk off the cooped-up blues

Story and Photos By Alan Moen  And this, our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks… and good in everything.  — William Shakespeare The COVID-19 pandemic, now raging worldwide for over a year, … Continue reading

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Camping in April

By on March 27, 2021 in Outdoor Fun with 0 Comments
Camping in April

Camping when it is not too hot, not too cold, not too wet, not too crowded, and usually not smoky.  Story By Linda Reid Photos by Ken reid Camping? In April?  We never would have ventured out so early when … Continue reading

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She’s a real doll(maker)

By on March 27, 2021 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
She’s a real doll(maker)

Life’s a doll-icious time for Bobbie Tremblay By Sebastian Moraga From grief came inspiration. And from inspiration came wonder… and hundreds of treasured keepsakes and gifts. When her parents and her aunt died, seven and eight years ago respectively, Bobbie … Continue reading

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Are you serious?

By on March 27, 2021 in Outdoor Fun with 0 Comments
Are you serious?

Yes, say these cold water swimmers, there is joy in wading into 37-degree water By Susan Lagsdin In August, when a breeze sweeps across your favorite swimming beach, it’s a little shivery. In early spring, glacial runoff and blustery wind … Continue reading

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