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Barbara Flick | We all live in fire country

Whether we like it or not, everyone in the Wenatchee Valley lives and works in a fire-prone area. Last year it was more true than usual, given Wenatchee’s record-breaking drought and heat. As stewards of this beautiful place we call home, it is the responsibility of everyone to acknowledge the reality that we live in an area with high fire risk, make plans and take action to mitigate that risk. 
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Knights: Lots of action on the local diamonds Friday and Saturday

BASEBALL (0-0, 2-10)Wednesday, Blue Mountain (0-0, 6-8) away.- Today the Knights play the first and second of 28 league games as they open region action against Blue Mountain.- WVC has a 57-32 lead in wins over the Timberwolves, the only East opponent in which the Knights have the advantage.- On the Pendleton diamond the Black and Silver lead 28-17.- Last spring the pair split, each sweeping doubleheaders at home.- Of 89 games played, all have been league encounters except one regional game in 2009.- Dustin Willis is 12-4 vs. BMCC.
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Today is one busy time for WHS sports

BOYS TENNIS (3-0, 5-0)Tuesday, Sunnyside (1-3, 2-3) away.- In 10 matches Wenatchee has never lost to Sunnyside.- The Grizzlies in league play beat Davis and lost to Eisenhower, Eastmont and Moses Lake.  In nonleague they beat Pasco. 
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Linda Holmes Cook | The Nitty Gritty

Like everyone else in the valley, I “sprang” forward on March 13, fooling myself into thinking that the days have actually become longer. At the same time, I noticed more days with temperatures creeping tentatively into the high 40s-low 50s. For gardeners, such days are a clarion call to play in the dirt – simply irresistible! On just such a day last week, I and others of the NCW Dahlia Society spent a couple hours preparing the soil for planting. We were pretty happy to find that the soil seemed ...
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Diana Haglund | Adding value through social media

We live in a digital world. As educators we want our students to use real-world tools to do real-world work. In the real world all of us, professionally and socially, are using social media as a tool to communicate, stay connected and build relationships. In the Wenatchee School District we are making efforts to enhance our social media presence.
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Dave Bartholomew | Adapting to Abundance

One of the most practical and fascinating books I’ve read in a long time is Brain Rules by mind scientist Dr. John Medina. One of the many interesting points he makes is that humans are not the biggest, nor the fastest, nor the strongest species on earth, yet we are the dominant species. 
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Anne Brangwin | Great books to dive into during spring

Spring is here, bringing rainy weather which is a great time to curl up with a good book. Here are a few titles that are sure to leave you entertained and give you a nice respite from the elements. Mycroft Holmes is co-written by basketball legend and passionate Sherlockian Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Anna Waterhouse. In this fun novel we get to know Mycroft Holmes, Sherlock’s more traditional and serious older brother. When his best friend Douglas (who is also the purveyor of his favorite cigars (Principe de Gales) becomes alarmed after he hears that young children ...