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Hillary Schwirtlich | Tiny seeds and baby plants

Even though the snow is lingering late this year, a hike on your local trail reveals that spring is on its way. How can we tell? Tiny plants have begun to sprout! Take a close look at the ground and see the little green leaves pushing their way out of the ground. Whether these leaves are part of a plant that grows back year after year, or a baby plant just getting its start, they all started with a seed.
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Teri Fink | Museum offers ice age experience to 3,000 students

Thanks to generous support from the Wenatchee Central Lions Club, a $9,000 Community Impact Grant from the Community Foundation of North Central Washington, and $6,000 in community donations, Wenatchee Valley Museum is offering Ice Age Adventures at no cost to students in second, fourth and fifth grades throughout the region. Wenatchee School District is a taking advantage of this great educational opportunity.
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Greg Asimakoupoulos | A winning game plan

When Ed Pepple was 12 years old, he stood on a street corner of Wenatchee Avenue hawking copies of the Wenatchee Daily World. Descriptions of a world at war dominated the front page of the papers he sold in 1944. At that time, young Ed had no way of knowing how the war would end. Neither did he have any idea he would be making headlines of his own before long.
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Wendell George | Coyote brings fire

During the cloudy, dark days of December and January people become depressed because we are missing our connection to Creator-God through sunlight. This may be explained by the tribal story handed down from generation to generation which describes the evolution of human beings.
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Kris Bassett | Wells House Committee searches for lost furnishings

A.Z. Wells and Emogene Slack were married on December 9,1896 and moved to Wenatchee in 1902. In 1919 they purchased W.T. Clark’s “Cobblestone Castle” on Fifth Street. One can imagine them adding to their early furnishings over the next 31 years of their living in the stately home. When the college acquired “Wells House” in 1950, upon A.Z.’s death, Mrs. Wells left several furniture items in the house for the college’s use. As the campus developed with more buildings, the college began moving out of the house and by 1970 ...
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Darold Wax | Anchored in Mansfield

How to live? That question has commanded the attention of serious thinkers for millennia. Philosophers from Socrates on have offered instruction on mastering life, which is as well the starting point for all of the world’s great religions.