The City of Wenatchee is taking a refreshingly progressive approach to engaging the community before deciding how to spend $250,000 of block grant funds for sidewalk, art and lighting improvements in the south end of town.
When the “Lincoln Live” scholarship event opens at 7 p.m. Thursday night at the Grove Recital Hall at Wenatchee Valley College, the community will have a chance to get acquainted with Freddy Robinson, a transplant to our region who has a diverse background in film and literature. Robinson is the show’s co-director with Sherry Schreck and plays the part of abolitionist Frederick Douglass.
MENS BASKETBALL (4-3, 15-7)How about this, Wenatchee Valley, Spokane, Walla Walla and Treasure Valley end the first half of league play all tied for third. The second half begins Saturday.
There is a very cool hands-on learning project happening at Washington Elementary that is giving kids practical experience in the STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) approach.
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WOMENS BASKETBALL (2-3, 11-7)Wednesday, Big Bend (1-4, 8-11) home.* The series, WVC leads 62-26 and 35-9 on their home floor.* Close. The Knights have won two of the past three games and the three have been decided by 2, 2 and 4 points.* The Vikings had dropped four straight games until they topped Walla Walla Saturday.* Can you believe? After the first 30 games between these two beginning in 1978-79, the Knights had lost nary a game.
As residents of near — by communities can attest, operating a small local museum has its challenges. For starters, an engaged citizenry is necessary. Lacking such a base, the effort is likely doomed from the outset. Equally vital is an active and imaginative board of directors, able to envision and plan. And all bets are off without a corps of volunteers willing to labor in the trenches, assisting with everything from washing windows and sweeping floors to greeting visitors. The Mansfield Museum, happily, is well-endowed with these crucial elements.
Helen Van Tassell. A familiar name, right? Especially to those of you who have attended Wenatchee Valley College. But I’ll bet most of you did not know that her first husband was the son of W.T. Clark who built Wells House.
This is an enormous week for Seattle Seahawks fans, as the team tries to win back to back Super Bowls. I hope you are enjoying the posters that are in the paper each day. Our designer Sondra Brady did the design work and put her heart and soul into it.
Honoring Choices Pacific Northwest (honoringchoicespnw.org) provides guidance for deciding how you want those last months, weeks and days to go, and the tools to enable you to discuss those wishes with your family. Several healthcare facilities in Wenatchee have a parallel program in which doctors and nurses are initiating these same conversations with their patients.