There was some interesting economic development news that came out of the latest "Port Side" meeting convened by the Chelan County Port District. The meeting was held at the Wenatchee Community Center on Wednesday.
To see Dr. Ed Farrar take steps with the help of an exoskeleton device is thrilling. After spending five years in a wheelchair after an accident, Farrar first tested one of these computerized rehabilitation devices in California last year.
When Neil Armstrong guided the Apollo 11 lunar module to the moon on July 20, 1969, he said “The Eagle has landed.” As he moved to the surface, he said, “One step for man and one giant leap for mankind.” But did mankind’s giant leap open the door for solving world problems? Astronaut Edgar Mitchell believed so during his 1971 Apollo 14 flight but progress has been slow since.
In the short time that it has been operating, Pybus Public Market has become a shining example of a civic project that engages the community on all kinds of levels. The stunning building and the various events that take place there have created the valley’s first true tourist destination. The ‘wow’ factor is undeniable.
Silhouettes in the fog moved up the hillside, in line following the leader. Snow was beginning to fall, creating an even hazier aura — like peering through a veil into the past, because surely this was a small herd of veloci-type dinosaurs. Imagine them — walking stealthily on their powerful, springy legs.
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A year ago, Mariachi Huenachi's Ramon Rivera was nominated for the state Jefferson Award and was one of five winners. River said getting the award has changed his life and created tremendous momentum for the music and educational empowerment program that he directs at the Wenatchee School District.
MENS BASKETBALL (5-5, 16-9)Big games. The top four teams advance to the NWAC tournament. Each team has four league games remaining. WVC is in fifth place one game behind Spokane and Treasure Valley. The games this weekend are the final home games of the season. The Black and Silver finish next week at Big Bend (8-2) and Yakima Valley (2-8). A pair of triumphs this weekend would be kinda nice…to put it mildly.