An estimated 268 skaters representing six western states are expected to compete in the U.S Figure Skating Northwest Pacific Regionals at the Town Toyota Center, Sunday through Tuesday. Many of those have the chance to move on to sectionals competition, with an opportunity to join the U.S. figure skating team (can you say “Olympics?”).
WOMENS SOCCER (1-6-2, 1-8-2)Friday, North Idaho (3-1-6, 4-1-6) home.Series started in 1999 and the Cardinals lead 9-3-1 and 5-1 on the local turf.The last time WVC faced NIC was 11 seasons ago in 2004.North Idaho has a two-game winning streak in the series.The Coeur d’Alene outfit is the queen of ties…six in only nine games.
Bob Le Roy and Justine Stevens-McClure of the Alzheimer Association stopped by the office with Diane Tribble of Aging and Adult Care of Central Washington Tuesday to talk about the upcoming "Walk to End Alzheimer's."
Earlier this year, Eastmont and other regional school districts sent home letters to parents stating that our schools and district were not meeting Adequate Yearly Progress.Sending home these letters is a federal Department of Education requirement for any district who does not have 100 percent of their students at grade level.
From performance art in a parking lot to art in the galleries; a pop-up museum to the art of wine bottle labels; artists' studios open house to artists demonstrating the craft of their art....October has some interesting art experiences. Get up and get out to enjoy our creative vibe!
This summer’s devastating wildfires in North Central Washington has ignited memories of another terrible fire season 20 years ago. Four major fire complexes on what were then the Leavenworth, Lake Wenatchee and Entiat ranger districts of the Wenatchee National Forest destroyed homes, disrupted commerce, and blackened many miles of forest landscape in 1994.
In celebration of the Wings & Wheels Festival, coming up in October, the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center is inviting area residents to prepare for and participate in a “Pop-Up Museum” on the theme of “Wings and Wheels.”
I’ve just finished my first year here at the PUD. As a history buff, I’m reminded of a Harry Truman thought when he unexpectedly became President — a person may have a plan for what they might do in a particular job, but in reality you perform against the assignment circumstances give you. That’s certainly been the case given the significant events of the past year that were not in anyone’s forecast.
Gaps in the talent pipeline pose a serious challenge as we look towards the future. There are 75 million baby boomers that are on the verge of retirement. For the next 20 years, an average of 10,000 people each day will reach age 65 and become “eligible” to retire. These numbers and their impact are awe-inspiring and a bit frightening. The “silver tsunami” as it’s called will dramatically change the economic outlook of our nation and community.
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Fans of Wenatchee’s Cellar Cafe will bemoan the loss of Chicken Waldorf Wraps and Shrimp-Havarti baguette sandwiches — longtime delights for the downtown lunch crowd — when the beloved restaurant closes its doors Friday after 21 years in business.