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Darold Wax | The Mansfield Museum — busy collecting and connecting

Like most museums, the Mansfield Museum is home to a variety of exhibits, some designed as more or less permanent while others, including our special annual displays, have a shorter public lifespan. All, however, permanent and temporary, depend upon the cooperation and generosity of our supporters for the artifacts and other pieces that make up each display. Without citizen involvement, our museum would be hard-pressed to deliver on a key assignment: to preserve and present, with the aim of revealing the past and informing the future. And so the Mansfield ...
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Russ Alman | An engaged Facebook community

Last week, Wenatchee World reporters took some time to reflect on what had been an historic, or perhaps infamous, month. With only about one-third of the fire season over, we have already faced the largest wildfire in Washington state history. As the social media manager for The Wenatchee World, I’d like to add my perspective.
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Dan Sollom | Gamble Sands: A focus on fun

I was excited to be invited to play the newest golf course in the Northwest, Gamble Sands, just a few miles north of Brewster, on Friday. This event was held for VIPs and media one day before the course opened for public play. (I don’t know which of those two groups I belong, so I’ll just presume both.)
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Don't take away my HSA

After moaning and groaning about the trouble it took to get reimbursed for my health expenses through my Health Savings Account, my company sent out a notice this week that our annual insurance renewal is fast approaching. They're hosting meetings to help us decide whether the traditional PPO (or preferred provider organization) or HSA (health savings account) is best for us.
Sports

AppleSox need wins, and a little help wouldn't hurt, to make playoffs

Baseball Blurbs by Bruce Wenatchee (26-22) at Kelowna (15-33) 6:35 tonight. Wenatchee vs. KelownaSeries started in 2000Wenatchee- leads 75-33 overall, 69-30 in league in games, 6-2 in playoffs and trails 1-0 in a nonleague outing in 2000. - leads 33-19 in Kelowna.- has won 12 of their last 15 games at Elks Stadium in Kelowna.- and Kelowna have combined for 10-plus runs in 13 of their last 16 games.   Playoff Picture and the Magic NumberYakima Valley beat Cowlitz last night.  That cut the magic number between the Pippins and AppleSox from 3 ...
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Weird weather + extra innings = late game...and Sox lose

Baseball Blurbs by Bruce Cowlitz 7, Wenatchee 4  last night in 11 innings. Cowlitz (22-25) at Wenatchee (25-22) 6:05 tonight. Stuff- Fifth extra inning game of the season last night and the AppleSox are 3-2.  It was their third one with Cowlitz...won in 10 here in 2010, lost in 10 here in ‘12.- It was only the second loss to the Black Bears at home in 11 games.- All-time its better to do the extra-inning thing on the road...14-14 at home and 16-10 away.- Approaching bewitching hour.  Following a 38-minute weather delay last ...
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Wenatchee just a game back in the wildcard race for playoff spot

Baseball Blurbs by Bruce Wenatchee 6, Cowlitz 3 last night. Cowlitz (21-25) at Wenatchee (25-21) 7:05 tonight. AppleSox Are Elk HuntingLast night Wenatchee narrowed the wildcard race down to one game between themselves and Bend.  While the Sox were defeating the Black Bears, the Elks fell 9-5 to Medford.  Both Wenatchee and Bend have eight games remaining.  To take the wildcard spot the AppleSox have to finish ahead of the Central Oregon outfit as the Elks took the season series 2-1. The Old Magic NumberThis figure, kind of mysterious to some, pops out of ...