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By on May 25, 2020 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

Me, Maverick & a camera: So much to see

By on May 25, 2020 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
Me, Maverick & a camera: So much to see

 By Guy Miner Well, our governor said it was okay to take a walk, or go for a bike ride… So, I threw caution to the wind and decided that a kayak paddle would substitute for riding a bike, though … Continue reading

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Meditation: Antidote in a pandemic

By on May 25, 2020 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
Meditation: Antidote in a pandemic

By Linda Kelly I write this in the peak of the pandemic and as the world looks for a cure — miracle or scientific — for the physical ravages of COVID-19.  But what about a cure, or at least a … Continue reading

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Dealing with pandemic No. 2 — 100 years apart

By on May 25, 2020 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
Dealing with pandemic No. 2 — 100 years apart

by ’Tricia Devereaux   My dear 106-year-old (she will be 107 on June 9) Great-Great Aunt Dorothy lived through the flu epidemic of 1918, and now she is living through the COVID-19 crisis of 2020.  To stay safe from this … Continue reading

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A mother’s tale during Covid-19

By on May 25, 2020 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
A mother’s tale during Covid-19

by Sarah Shaffer How do we keep our heads balanced, keep optimism and strength, when nothing seems balanced anymore?  This is my tale as a mother, as a lover of the wild and free outdoors, as a wife, as a … Continue reading

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One father, one dad, different men

By on May 25, 2020 in Uncategorized with 1 Comment
One father, one dad, different men

The questions raised by a DNA test still linger on this Father’s Day By Alex Saliby My dad was Alexander Saliby, Jr. His name is on my birth certificate. I was his son.  At his funeral, the honor guard gave … Continue reading

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How are you mentally surviving the pandemic?

By on April 29, 2020 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

What are you doing during the COVID-19 pandemic and lock down to stay sane, keep busy and keep your spirits up? Did take up a new hobby, help your neighbors, build a boat in your workshop… or put together jigsaw … Continue reading

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By on April 27, 2020 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

By on April 27, 2020 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

By on April 27, 2020 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

By on April 27, 2020 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

Social isolation in the time of Lone Ranger

By on April 27, 2020 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
Social isolation in the time of Lone Ranger

By Susan Sampson I’ve been thinking about social isolation imposed by the coronavirus, and my reaction is probably not typical.  I’m not finding it to be too bad, except for my son’s having to cancel his visit and my husband’s … Continue reading

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The tale of two recoveries — Joseph Hunter

By on April 27, 2020 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
The tale of two recoveries — Joseph Hunter

Joseph Hunter’s path to  addiction started in 1996, at 16. It started with marijuana,    alcohol and cocaine. At 18 he did his first line of meth.  Joey grew up in a poor family and said he never felt comfortable … Continue reading

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The tale of two recoveries — Victor Estrada

By on April 27, 2020 in Uncategorized with 1 Comment
The tale of two recoveries — Victor Estrada

By Dominick Bonny Victor Estrada  and Joseph Hunter are fixtures of the Central Washington Recovery community.  They are known to seemingly every addict in the five county region, especially those in recovery. They have become role models, mentors and sponsors … Continue reading

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Bird Folly

By on March 23, 2020 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
Bird  Folly

Local Wenatchee artist-photographer Jean O’Keeffe loves to create artwork using a variety of computer software programs to develop her creative expressions. Typically, Jean will start with one of her photographs on a computer “blank canvas,” similar to how a painter … Continue reading

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At age 84, why in the world would I want to exercise?

By on March 23, 2020 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
At age 84, why in the world would I want to exercise?

By Constance Bean As senior citizens, we are told by our doctors, children and friends that a program of regular exercise is very good for us.  The way this information is shared one might think it is the magic cure … Continue reading

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Pets April

By on March 23, 2020 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
Pets April

Charles Hunter was out on the Loop Trail with Russell, a one-year-old mixed breed dog. Charles said that Russell has high energy since he is still just a pup. “He wears me out, but he is still a baby and … Continue reading

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By on February 25, 2020 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

A calm day along the river

By on February 25, 2020 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
A calm day along the river

Jean O’Keeffe is a local Wenatchee artist-photographer who was raised in East Wenatchee. She and her husband, Lonnie, also a Wenatchee native, moved back to Wenatchee two years ago for retirement. Jean’s artwork begins by enhancing her photographs with various … Continue reading

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Painting with Bentley

By on February 25, 2020 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
Painting with Bentley

Having fun with our grandson — better than watching pancake art on YouTube By James McGregor Our grandson Bentley is great.  With that said, like most children these days, he spends too much of his life staring at a computer … Continue reading

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Sleep? Who needs it? You do

By on February 25, 2020 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
Sleep? Who needs it? You do

By Jim Brown, M.D. If a researcher or drug company came out with a new drug that would boost your immune system, decrease your risk of getting cancer by half, lower your risk of getting Alzheimer’s, diabetes, obesity, coronary heart … Continue reading

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February 2020

By on February 21, 2020 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
February 2020

When Hollywood calls — a major movie is filmed in Entiat orchard • Love of cars shown at Chelan Auto Museum • Finding the stories of our ancestors • Canoeing the vanishing Arctic • Inspiring days at the art cafe … Continue reading

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By on January 27, 2020 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

Those who went before

By on January 27, 2020 in Uncategorized with 1 Comment
Those who went before

An axe murder, a captain lost at sea, a Puritan who arrived in 1631, an accused witch — oh the stories revealed in genealogy research By Lief Carlsen I vividly remember the moment I saw the words “stone mason” written … Continue reading

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