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Vox Docs offers us five amazing films

This weekend, Snowy Owl Theater in Leavenworth will host the third annual Vox Docs Film Festival that  features five award-winning documentaries. It's an opportunity for the community to take in outstanding films, including one Academy Award winner (20 Feet from Stardom) and another that received a nomination (The Square). Snowy Owl, just a year old, is an amazing place to see a performance so its a compelling opportunity.
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Kelli Scott | We have a lot to like online

You may have noticed a few changes in the look and feel of The Wenatchee World’s website and social media pages in recent months. As more and more people connect to The World on computers and mobile devices, the newly revamped digital department here is making adjustments to better serve readers.
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Nancy Coolidge | Birthday reflections: things that have changed, things that remain

I celebrated a birthday this week, and as I’ve done for many years, I set aside some time for reflection. I was thinking about all the things that were integral parts of my life that are totally unknown to my students: slide rules, adding machines, princess phones, remoteless television, typewriters, pagers, black boards and chalk, dittos, reel to reel tape recorders, encyclopedias, propeller planes …
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Susan Sampson | Pilots left their legacies on region

After I wrote about the Navy flight training program at Fancher Field, I was contacted by Bob Lindell, who had even more lore to recount. He recalled that even before the Navy came to Wenatchee, a civilian pilot training program was started in Wenatchee, and may have been instrumental in helping establish the Wenatchee Junior College.