The Wenatchee World



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Dreams play out on ice

The sound of blades cutting through the ice fills the air as a sharp wind blows past. Every thought leaves the mind as the feel of being on the ice takes over all senses.

Neighbors Care Fund needs your help

Another 32 donations were made to the Neighbors Care Fund in the past week, pushing the total to $6,535. Fund contributions will be accepted through early January.





A few pointers on poinsettia care

Growing in their native habitat in the dry sub-tropics of Central America, poinsettias are a 15-foot tall shrub. Here, we purchase it as a seasonal annual plant for Christmas because it’s red and green.

Get everything ready in advance for holiday clean-up messes

It’s just about time to pull everything out of holiday storage, find your Mannheim Steamroller discs for background music and prepare for any of the uh-ohs lying in wait when family and guests come to celebrate. We checked with local holiday rescuers and Googled, asked national sources, visited Pinterest and Heloise and compiled a list to keep handy. Some hints are familiar; others are updates of tried-and-true solutions.

Pasco mural part of family’s history

A mural recently discovered in the basement of a demolished Pasco building can be traced to a Japanese immigrant who wanted to teach young people about his native land.

University taps honor choir for commercial song

A talented children’s choir from Wenatchee is helping to promote an innovative teacher preparation program run by Heritage University and Educational Service District (ESD) 105 in Yakima. The sounds of the St. Joseph School Honor Choir singing can be heard in the background of the latest radio commercials for HU 105.

Icicle Arts to provide integrated art lessons at elementary schools

LEAVENWORTH — Icicle Arts begins a new art program for all students at Peshastin-Dryden and Osborn elementary schools. “FUSE: Elementary Integrated Art Program” provides hands-on art lessons integrated into school core subjects, while simultaneously teaching essential visual art learning standards.