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3 short stories about why people move to NCW

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3 short stories about why people move to NCW

Doug and Kim Bianchi: Finding a magic place to build their own vineyard Stories by Linda Reid Photos by Ken Reid Doug and Kim Bianchi’s journey to East Wenatchee had its roots in places they had loved or lived in … Continue reading

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Moving here #2

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Moving here #2

Preston, Saundra and Zane Mericle: Transplanting Texas BBQ to Manson By Linda Reid Authentic Texas BBQ is something many of us would travel a fair number of miles out of our way to find.  My husband Ken and I were … Continue reading

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Moving here #3

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Moving here #3

Michael Cross: Hearing the siren call of radio in hard-to-pronounce Wenatchee  By Linda Reid How does someone who grew up, lived, and worked in Iowa end up in his late 50s living and working in Wenatchee?  Michael Cross’ hometown in … Continue reading

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EASY READER

By on May 23, 2021 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
EASY READER

For the past 26 years, she has been reading to schoolkids — and loving it By Susan Sampson Did you go to grade school in Wenatchee? Or did your kids? Or if you are old, did your grandkids or your … Continue reading

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Living with purpose in a noisy world

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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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‘Totsiens’ to a tennis pro

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‘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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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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April 2021 issue

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April 2021 issue

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Ghost snow train

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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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She’s a real doll(maker)

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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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What was this young preacher saying?

By on March 27, 2021 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
What was this young preacher saying?

Loving letters from long ago, part 2 By Dale Foreman  In 2018 a packet of very old love letters arrived in Wenatchee, passed down to family members. Written by a dozen people over 100 years, these shine a light on … Continue reading

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March 2021 issue

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March 2021 issue

Pet photos wanted

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Pet photos wanted

Pet photos wanted. We are looking for fun photos of pets and their owners to share with our readers. Email your photo — in “actual” or “original” size if coming from a smart phone — to editor@ncwgoodlife.com And, write a … Continue reading

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Bringing a glow to the night

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Bringing a glow to the night

By Yvette Davis Who says outside lights are just for Christmas time? Drivers on Maple Street in Wenatchee will now see lights year-round. Greg Johnson, a plumber with Day & Night Plumbing in Wenatchee, has always loved a nautical theme. … Continue reading

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Visiting the glory years of our parents

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Visiting the glory years of our parents

Obituaries – They’re really NOT for the dead By Andy Dappen If you want to remember loved ones — who they were and what they stood for — write their obituaries. I learned this lesson 12 years ago when my … Continue reading

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Saved family letters tell of war horrors, peacetime hopes and dreams

By on February 22, 2021 in Uncategorized with 2 Comments
Saved family letters tell of war horrors, peacetime hopes and dreams

By Dale Foreman This is what the doctor told him, he had a choice, amputate his leg or die.  He refused to let the old Sawbones cut off his leg and the doc told the nurse, take him into the … Continue reading

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Keeping family ties strong

By on February 22, 2021 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
Keeping family ties strong

Twelve months of COVID makes for a long year away from kids and grandkids By Linda Reid When restrictions and shutdowns were first officially announced in March of last year, I remember listening to Governor Jay Inslee on the radio … Continue reading

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Pet Tales

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Pet Tales

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A diabetes called LADA

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A diabetes called LADA

Her journey in discovering a disease hidden in plain sight By Jacqueline Haskins The mountains roll away in jagged waves, range after range. I feel like a raven, floating.  This morning we crawled out of the tent into dark specked … Continue reading

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Pet Tales

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Pet Tales

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