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Sports

AppleSox edge Falcons 2-1 in game of speed ball

Baseball Blurbs by Bruce Wenatchee 2, Kelowna 1 last night. Kelowna (13-25) at Wenatchee (20-18) 7:05 tonight. What A Difference A Day Makes- Tuesday Kelowna wins 17-1 game takes 3 hours, 6 minutes.  Last night Wenatchee wins 2-1 in a Sox season-low 2 hours, 3 minutes.- Tuesday first two innings took an hour and seven minutes.  Last night 28 minutes.- It took only 59 minutes to play the first half last night (4½ innings). Stuff- Home plate got a bit of a rest last night with three total runs.  It had been stomped on ...
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AppleSox, Falcons long-time foes meet here tonight

Baseball Blurbs by Bruce Kelowna (12-24) at Wenatchee 19-17) 7:05 tonight. After dropping 14 of 16 games, Kelowna has won four of their last five. Wenatchee vs. KelownaSeries started in 2000Wenatchee- leads 73-32 overall, 67-29 in league in games, 6-2 in playoffs and trails 1-0 in a nonleague outing in 2000. - leads 39-14 at home.- and the Falcons have traded wins tit-for-tat over the past nine contests, with the local nine winning the last one.- defeated their Canadian foes nine straight times from July 10 to July 11.  Their longest losing streak ...

Kelli Scott | An outpouring of generosity online

I wrote last week about the vital role local newspapers play during fire season. Since then, as you may have heard, a few more fires broke out. Also since then, I have realized a few things about this place and the people who live here.

Diana Haglund | Making learning personal for special education students

Imagine going to work and loving your job so much that you throw away your first paycheck. This is a true story. A special education student who went through the Wenatchee High School Community Based Learning Program was hired at Pizza Hut after doing a work-based learning experience there. He felt so valued for the work that he was doing that he didn’t understand why he was being paid to do a job he loved so he threw away his first check in the trash. If this isn’t the essence ...
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Suzanne Tomassi | Out here in the field

Roughly one month into the first field season, work proceeds on such an intense schedule that I haven’t had time to update the blog. We have settled on a design of six plots: three treatment (twice-logged forest) and three control (primary forest), each with two transects of 15 nets each and within that, five zones of three nets each, all to be sampled for two days each and repeated three times over the season. Suffice to say, it adds up to a large sample.

Matt Kearny | the landscape is changing

It’s always interesting when you see a stark example of how things change over time. It’s obviously true in the sports and recreation world as I once again discovered this past weekend.