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Sports

WVC volleyball opens league and home season today

MENS SOCCER (3-1-1, 4-1-2)Nine Goals!  The Knights rammed the sphere in the net over and over in their 9-zip triumph over Pierce here Saturday.  That is the most goals they scored they’ve scored in 98 games, since they had an equal amount in 2008 against, who else - Pierce.  It is also the fifth most in school history.
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Artie Pongo | orangutan is an art-making space

At 10 N. Mission St. here in Wenatchee, some local artists have created orangutan, a shared artists’ studios with storefront window display. The new space provides an incubator effort in establishing affordable workspaces here in North Central Washington and the “windowspace” is a drive-by art experience.
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Linda Holmes-Cook | Dahlia showtime in North Central Washington

After a season of dahlia shows all over Washington, North Central Washington finally gets to play host. We will be welcoming some of the top dahlia growers in the Northwest, as they head east to participate in the final show of the season, right here in Wenatchee. It’s been a hard year for dahlias here in the Wenatchee valley, with record-setting dry hot temperatures during July and August. In an ironic twist, while the dahlias were experiencing a case of arrested development, the goathead, purslane, morning glory, chickweed and sperge ...
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Ian Fair | Speakers, field trips at Wenatchee River Institute

Wenatchee River Institute’s (WRI) fall field-science programs are all in full swing in Leavenworth and throughout the Wenatchee Valley. The Red Barn Friday lecture series, local elementary student Field Days, and the start of WRI’s 12-week Wenatchee Naturalist course offer opportunities for students of all ages to explore the natural history of our area.
Sports

All fall sports in full swing this week

VOLLEYBALLThursday, Chelan home.WHS is 1-1 vs. Chelan…a loss in ’10 and a win in ’11.The 1A Mountain Goats have produced good teams for years.  They’ve been to state14 of the last 17 seasons and placed second a year ago.
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Carin Smith | Update on Wenatchee’s public off-leash dog park

I’m the chair of a local group called FIDO (Friends Improving Dog Opportunities) that is working to create a network of public, no-fee off-leash areas in the Wenatchee Valley. We have made great progress over the summer towards our goal of creating the first such park. It will be part of the Hale Park property, which is located south of Pybus Public Market along the Apple Capital Recreation Loop Trail. The off-leash area will be the 2.5 acres south of the Pedestrian Pipeline Bridge. If you go down there, you ...
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Katie Covey | 5 Things to Love About Living in Wenatchee

My name is Katie Covey, and I am currently a senior at Washington State University. As I am starting out my senior year, the unsettling feeling of what to do after I graduate is slowly creeping up and the dreaded question of “so what’s next after college?” is becoming more common in my daily life. I will be graduating with a BA in Rhetorical and Professional writing, which clearly is no accounting major.