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65th Panther Homecoming game Thursday

FOOTBALL (0-1, 1-4)Thursday, Eisenhower (0-1, 2-3) homecoming.* This will be the 54th contest between the Panthers and Cadets since the two first played in 1964.  They did not play in 1965, but then played every fall for 42 years in a row through 2007, missed a couple years and resumed games in 2010.* Last week the Cadets lost a league game to Moses Lake 35-7.  They are 2-2 in nonleague games – wins over Pasco and Mercer Island and losses to Jackson (Mill Creek) and Cheney.* The Panthers lead the ...
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WHS teams busy from Federal Way to Posts Falls

GIRLS SWIMMING (4-0)Tuesday, Eastmont (3-0) away.The two undefeated teams remaining in the CBBN will compete this afternoon when Wenatchee crosses the river to Eastmont.  The Panthers are 4-0 and the Wildcats 3-0.  Over the past four seasons WHS is 7-0 vs. EHS.
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Darold Wax | Mansfield and the Patrons of Husbandry

“How you gonna keep them down on the farm after they’ve seen Paree” captures the concern even if the song was not popularized by returning American doughboys until after World War I. Life on the farm — isolated, deprived and economically distressed — seemed to pale when compared with the glitz and glamour of urban styles.
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League play begins for WHS football

VOLLEYBALL (1-1, 6-1) Tuesday, Davis (0-2, 0-4) home. * The Panthers have plundered the Pirates for several years, winning 29 of 31 matches, including the last 15 in a row. * WHS has a 15-match home win streak in the series…the last loss was last century in 1999. Fourteen of those 15 wins were by 3-0 scores. Thursday, Sunnyside (0-1, 0-2) away. * We just talked about 15 straight wins over Eisenhower. Well, the Panthers have done just about as well against Sunnyside where they’ve won 13 consecutive times…and they’ve ...
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Chris Rader | Early settlers danced all night

Long before television and Internet, early North Central Washington settlers looked to occasional neighborhood parties for entertainment. These parties were often held in winter, when there was less to do on the farm. Families would travel in horse-drawn sleighs, wrapped in blankets and carrying food to share. After socializing for a bit, someone would bring out a fiddle or sit down at the piano and the music would start! Since sleighs had no headlights, guests stayed and danced all night long.
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WHS football hosts team from Kelowna

FOOTBALL (0-2)Saturday, Mount Boucherie Secondary School (2-0) home.* For the fourth time in history Wenatchee is playing a team from British Columbia.  In 1967 and ’68 Vancouver College came to town and WHS won both games, 40-0 and 31-0.  In 2003 North Surrey was here and the Panthers ran away 70-6.* MBSS is a public school in West Kelowna with an enrollment of about 1,300 in grades 10 to 12. They opened in 1975, are known as the Bears and their colors are blue and red.* And get this; they ...
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Wendell George | Facebook or Smoke Signals

The facebook picture shows Colville tribal Chairman, Michael Marchand, Councilman Willie Womer, Councilman Edwin Marchand and former Councilman Marvin Kheel at the Standing Rock Sioux protest against the oil pipeline. It certainly shows more detail than our old smoke signals.