The art of making things is making a comeback in the United States and Wenatchee Mayor Frank Kuntz is hosting a "Makers Forum" next Thursday to highlight some of the impressive efforts — both industrial and small-scale — happening in the Wenatchee Valley.
This year, open enrollment in ObamaCare isn't making nearly the same splash as last year. The Kaiser Family Foundation reports that nine out of ten people who don't have insurance didn't know that open enrollment starts Saturday.
If the human race were compared to the millions of stars sprinkled across the night sky, some people would seem to shine brighter than others just like the stars do. On the second day of August, Chelan resident Mary Kay Addis died — and the Lake Chelan Valley lost one of its brightest stars.
This year, about 10 million more people have health insurance coverage compared with 2013. And that doesn't include the additional people who became or stayed insured before last year due to other requirements since President Barack Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act into law in 2010.
One of the more effective local advocates for developing bicycle-friendly streets, Patrick Walker, is leaving the Wenatchee Valley Transportation Council to take on the leadership of the Wenatchee River Institute.
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Some of the biggest changes in decades to Wenatchee’s mail service are coming up next year, including the complete renovation of a local Chinese restaurant into the city’s primary post office. And that ain’t chop suey.
Each 1st Friday you have the opportunity to enjoy our valley's art and talk with the artists. Of course each venue and every artist wants you to come see their work. However these groups who participate with listings in the November Arts Brochure also want you to look beyond their walls…because they know that art grows and lives in nooks and crannies. So, when you go out art walk night, take in as much as you're able...you’ll be making an investment in growing depth and diversity in our local arts ...
GIRLS SOCCER (7-5, 9-8)Tuesday, Davis (6-6, 9-8) in District Tournament, at Wenatchee.The fourth-place Pirates visit the third-place Panthers today in the first round of the district playoffs at the same time the top two teams, Moses Lake and West Valley, are playing at ML. The Chief/Ram winner advances to state while the loser plays the Wenatchee/Davis winner on Saturday for the district’s second state berth.
Last month my fellow Wells House Committee member, Teri St. Jean, wrote a wonderful story about W. T. Clark, who built the Wells House, then called The Cobblestone Castle. I would like to tell you about A.Z. Wells, who bought the house from the Clarks in 1919.