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NCW District Fair results

Editor’s note: These are the remaining results from last month’s NCW District Fair in Waterville. The first batch of results were in the Neighbors section two weeks ago.

Chelan County Fair announces winners

All the hardware and ribbons have been awarded for the 2014 Chelan County Fair. The four-day fair took place Sept. 4-7 in Cashmere.

Face time

A fireplace mantel and chimney provides a facial contrast to the stark devastation of the Carlton Complex Fire that swept through the area around Alta Lake Golf Course in mid-July. The property is on Golf Course Drive.
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North Central Washington Fair Results

Here’s a list of winners from this year’s North Central Washington District Fair, Aug. 21-24 in Waterville. Hometowns or schools have been included where provided by fair officials.
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Find your part in Wenatchee as a newcomer to the area

If you’re new to the area, you can get to know your Wenatchee neighborhood in several ways. You can, for example, walk and bike the roads and paths, study the irrigation system that carries water to your yard and garden, and read local histories such as the 2012 book “Wenatchee,” recently published by the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center.
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In the Garden: Orange tops in tomato tasting

Orange wins! Tomato Gala visitors rated Orange Persimmon and then Orange Strawberry as the tastiest of all the 30 varieties offered at Saturday’s WSU/Chelan Master Gardener event.
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Double the danger

The rumble of thunder and the flash of lightning is enough to send most people ducking for cover. It’s those moments, though, that send photographer Frank Cone searching for a good vantage point to shoot the action. He took this photo Aug. 2 from Badger Mountain.
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Gathering Our Voice | Leading the way on Wenatchee’s riverfront

Dreaming big and delivering on a shared vision typically involves a lot of different people working together for a long period of time, especially when their goal is counter to the norm. Such was the case when a small group of arts supporters, including artist Ruth Allan, began envisioning ways to enhance Wenatchee’s riverfront in the mid- to late-1960s.
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Sales are hot this summer for Quincy ice cream trucks

Children all over Quincy come running when they hear the electronic tinkle-tune “Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf.” They know the Wheel of Fortune Ice Cream Truck is coming down their street. Money in hand and parents walking behind them, they scramble to be the first one at the window.