The loss of a major funder for the Boys & Girls Club planned for East Wenatchee in 2009 forced local and statewide backers to put the project on hold, but by 2013 a number of factors needed to launch a club in Brewster emerged.
TOPPENISH — A homeless encampment on the Yakama Reservation turned into a construction site Monday when more than 50 volunteers gathered to cut lumber, pound nails and erect tiny houses for tribal members who are living there in tents.
Minerva is the name of the Roman goddess of wisdom. However, as she grew, Minerva Balcom’s father saw that she was not so much wise as she was strong-willed. So, he began calling her Hercules, which morphed into Herkey, a name that stuck with her ever since.
As the new academic year gets underway at the Literacy Council of Chelan and Douglas Counties, we would like to take some time to recognize our volunteer tutors. Our mission is to actively promote literacy awareness in our community and provide direct tutoring instruction in reading, writing, listening, speaking and life skills to motivated adult learners in Chelan and Douglas Counties.
OMAK — For more than a decade, Omak’s public schools have joined with the Colville Confederated Tribes by giving staff and students a day off near the end of September in recognition of American Indian heritage.
In 2006, as the data storage center industry began to grow in Quincy potentially doubling the town’s population, I saw the need to reach out to elected officials and other taxing entities in the community to address the future impacts and opportunities associated with that change in a coordinated way.
On the shore you will see classic cars showcased along with vintage unlimited hydroplanes from the Hydroplane and Raceboat Museum in Seattle, vintage inboard limited-class hydroplanes and antique and classic mahogany runabouts from the Golden Era of pleasure boating.
The Okanogan County Fair was held from Sept. 8-11 at the Okanogan County Fairgrounds. The four-day event showcased the talents of folks from across Okanogan County in everything from livestock herdsmanship to floriculture. These are the results as provided by fair officials.
Singer-songwriter Jeffery Foucault, drummer Billy Conway and writer Chris Dombrowski are coming to Wenatchee Valley College for a concert on Sept. 29. The free concert is open to the public. It takes place from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Wells Hall Theater. Their last Wenatchee concert was standing room only.
The Appleatchee All-Girls Drill Team horse group was originally organized in 1948, proudly representing the Wenatchee Valley at rodeos and other community events throughout the region for more than three decades before disbanding.