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Together Wenatchee: ‘One of most fulfilling projects of my life’

By on July 26, 2021 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
Together Wenatchee: ‘One of most fulfilling projects of my life’

Story and photos by Dominick Bonny In the spring of 2020 it felt like uncertainty and fear were running rampant, and society was falling apart. COVID-19 had made its way to the U.S., cases were rising unchecked and we in … Continue reading

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From bad brakes to good bikes

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From bad brakes to good bikes

By Rick Edwards While walking into the Sure to Rise Bakery in Cashmere in 2015, local cycling enthusiast Pierre Dawson couldn’t help but notice that the kid’s bike leaning against the wall outside had brakes that were so out of … Continue reading

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Giving a hoot

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Giving a hoot

Humans climb to the rescue after Mother Nature destroys nest of infant great horned owls By Jill LaRue Our story begins with the COVID epidemic. Confined to home last spring, Tom and I had a little extra time on our … Continue reading

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Little furry ball of curiosity

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Little furry ball of curiosity

By Karen Eadie  I live in Valleyhi on Blewett Pass, backed up to 40 acres of undeveloped forest, so we occasionally get raccoons wandering through our property.  This was one of two baby raccoons.  When my husband walked out of … Continue reading

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Meet Fertile Myrtle of Leavenworth

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Meet Fertile Myrtle of Leavenworth

Meet Fertile Myrtle of Leavenworth By Barbara Washburn We call my cactus “Fertile Myrtle” for explanations shown in these photos.  “What sort of cactus is it,” you may ask?  Not sure at all and frankly, neither do I care. What … Continue reading

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Tiny homes for vital bees

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Tiny homes for vital bees

Solitary bees live alone, but without them, we would be in a world of hurt By Yvette Davis Greg Van Stralen didn’t know his third career would be as a home builder.  After working as a title officer and a … Continue reading

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Crocheting runs through her life

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Crocheting runs through her life

by Vicki Olson Carr Just about every pioneer family out West had someone who liked to stay busy with knitting needles or a crochet hook and some colorful yarn or a ball of crochet thread.  But why would anyone take … Continue reading

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Starving a fire

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Starving a fire

Determined Lief Carlsen has spent years clearing his land so it won’t be a firetrap By Lief Carlsen When we first acquired the 20 acres in Union Valley above Lake Chelan 42 years ago, my father called it a “firetrap” … Continue reading

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3 short stories about why people move to NCW

By on May 23, 2021 in Uncategorized with 1 Comment
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

By on May 23, 2021 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
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

By on May 23, 2021 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
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

By on April 25, 2021 in Uncategorized with 1 Comment
‘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
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