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New book explores Woody Guthrie’s Columbia River songs

"Roll On, Columbia, Roll On" by Woody Guthrie is something like a regional anthem around here. This reporter has seen certain PUD-types stand and sing it before meals like a prayer. "Your power is turning our darkness to dawn. Roll on Columbia. Roll on." Amen.

Painting with friends: Wenatchee Watercolor Society exhibit opens Friday

WENATCHEE — Watercolor painting sometimes gets a bad rap. It has a reputation as a soft art form. Gentle. Non-threatening. The paintings are vulnerable to direct sunlight. Watercolor is, as described by an art critic for The Guardian, "primroses and birds' nests, hop farms and watermills, miles of dappled trees beneath mildly overcast skies."

April art: Your monthly First Friday guide

Spring is in the air and art is all around. The First Friday Art Walk is tomorrow evening and fresh artwork is blossoming at galleries, shops and cafes around town. Come check it out.

Icicle Creek creates ‘Play-in-a-Week’

LEAVENWORTH — With less than 30 minutes until showtime, an aspiring young actress ate lunch and chatted with friends. And while she was about to perform in a lead role in her very first play, she casually said that she was “not really nervous, no.”

Sawyer Brown to headline NCW Fair

WATERVILLE — Country band Sawyer Brown is coming to Waterville this summer. The North Central Washington Fair has announced that the band will headline the fair on Aug. 26.