If you’re a big fan of Kiku brand apples — arguably one of the sweetest apples ever — then keep a lookout in coming weeks for the popular brand to hit store shelves.
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Work is finally beginning to taper off at Washington wineries. All the grapes have long ago been crushed and pressed. Their juice is now finishing the slow process of final fermentation in barrels, tanks and carboys.
Walk into the Tierra Recreational Arts and Life Skills (TRAILS) program near Leavenworth and you will witness an inspired approach to working with individuals with developmental differences.
There was a wonderful sendoff Monday afternoon for Brenda Abney, the executive director of the Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center. The event drew a huge crowd, which is a testament to the extraordinary work she did during her tenure here.
Significant momentum is building in this state to support STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education in public schools and our good friend Dr. Gene Sharratt and the Washington Student Achievement Council staff are playing key roles.
A couple talented Wenatchee students played a significant role in inspiring City of Wenatchee officials to launch the Mayor's Maker Forum this Thursday at Wenatchee Valley College. Valley Academy 8th grader Sam Monson, who is passionate about tinkering with technology, proposed that the community develop a "Maker Space," according to Allison Williams, the city's executive services director, Steve King, the community and economic development director and others. The idea was seized upon quickly by the city. Before that, the notion of "Maker Space" was not even on their radar, Williams ...
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.
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.