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Allied Arts soirée set for last week of January

MOSES LAKE — Tickets are on sale for the annual Columbia Basin Allied Arts fundraising event set for 6:30 p.m. Jan. 27 at the 4-H building at the Grant County Fairgrounds. “Under the Sea” is the theme for 2017.

Vizsla breeder, top dog take national honor

WENATCHEE — Carla Slabaugh and her sleek Hungarian hunting dog Riker have won a lot of awards together over the years, but nothing tops the national prize they bagged together last month.

Frank Cone | Just keep rowin’

Photographer Frank Cone captured this image last month of a solitary rower on the Columbia River. (Frank Cone photo)

The Apple Leaf | Commentary: The absolute truth of feminism

Feminism. Just the word brings about an air of tension to the room it’s uttered in. From dank memes about it on Instagram, to it being the reason your mom hates Donald Trump, feminism is a prevalent topic in our society. However, what you think you may know about feminism is most likely based upon layers and layers of stereotypes orchestrated by eccentric figures and stories featured on social media. I’m writing here today, to help unravel the enigma of feminism. 

World Photos | The Best of 2016

Wenatchee World photo editor Don Seabrook and photographer Mike Bonnicksen cover a lot of territory to snap award-winning images for the newspaper. They do outstanding work on a regular basis.

First-year robotics team advances to state contest

The Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center’s Holographic Cats FIRST Robotics Team came home Saturday, with hardware and the chance to compete again. The team of first-year competitors won a “Strategy and Innovation” award for their coding and earned enough points to compete in the Eastern Washington State Championship on Jan. 21 in Spokane.

It’s a wonderful trip

Some stories stick with us. Greg Asimakoupoulos, the chaplain at Covenant Shores retirement community in Mercer Island, has taken one in particular to heart: Frank Capra’s 1946 film “It’s a Wonderful Life.”

Have you seen this trailer in the Lake Chelan area?

This past fall the Lake Chelan Rotary Club purchased and put into service a Community Service Team trailer under the leadership of Dr. Ty Witt, the chairman of the project. You might have seen the trailer at various projects being conducted on a Saturday somewhere in the Lake Chelan area.

Ten seconds to Price is Right glory

My daughter Malia won tickets from KW3 radio station to go to The Price is Right show Sunday at the Town Toyota Center. I wanted a chance to be a contestant so we both went and stood in line for more than two hours in 36 degree weather! Brrr ... 

Quincy students make trip to visit medical school

Ask the Upward Bound program members at Quincy High School about their trip to Washington State University’s med school and they will probably act like it’s none of your beeswax.