Mission Creek Players are excited to be back with a show to benefit the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center. It was time to put together an evening of fun theater while at the same time benefiting a very worthy cause in our community.
Ibuprofen is a short-term pain reliever, full of potential long-term harm. Many Wenatchee High School students have turned to popping a pill for short-term benefits, but has ibuprofen turned into a mental crutch that is far too popular among students?
The term “Mr. Eastmont” is heard quite a bit in the halls of Eastmont High School. But instead of referring to the winner of a tongue-in-cheek pageant, or the prom king, or the star basketball player, or even the most popular guy in school, perhaps the title should be bestowed on custodian Nick Turner.
Esther Stevens Todd, a resident of the Wenatchee area for nearly a century, was one of many local people who have shared their stories with the Gathering Our Voice program — stories that have helped me and others feel more connected to this place. I talked with Esther in 2012, more than a year before she passed away at the age of 98, about her experiences and some of the changes she had seen. Excerpts from the interview transcribed by AmeriCorps volunteer Maria Davis follow.
Mariachi music, folkloric dance, scholarships and a higher education message — that’s what will be on display for spectators Saturday at the Mariachi Northwest Festival concerts at Wenatchee High School.
I’m here to tell the saddest tale of them all; Jeepers! It’s Bagels, our beloved bagel shop, is gone. Whether it be frantic lunch runs, Sunday morning breakfast bagels or just a random craving, Jeepers was the go-to restaurant. Not to mention the distance you will now have to travel to get a good bagel.
As Valentine’s Day approaches, our thoughts turn to love — and invariably, to chocolate. Chocolate in all its many forms has great appeal as a gustatory end in itself, and it’s also often paired with red wine these days, as many wineries stage wine and chocolate events this time of year.
On Feb. 7, wildlife biologist Ken Bevis will provide an entertaining evening of stories, photos, songs and science to get a closer understanding of some of Washington’s fish and wildlife ... sometimes from the viewpoint of the critters themselves!