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Frank Cone | Waiting for spring

Frank Cone captured this image of a sparrow sitting on a barbed wire fence near the Wenatchee riverfront earlier this month. (Frank Cone photo)

Robotics teams are an awesome STEM opportunity for Cascade students

Fourteen students from the Cascade School District recently put their engineering, design and teamwork skills to the test. A four-person all-girl robotics team from Osborn Elementary and a 10-person co-ed robotics team from Icicle River Middle School qualified for and attended the Semifinal First Lego League Competition on Jan. 21. 

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.