CHELAN — Weather reports were out. We were expected to have thunder and lightning. It had been such a dry and hot summer that the fire danger was extreme. I would say, “It’s so dry here, the dirt will burn.”
How do you respect and look up to someone who died when you were 3? If you are one of the children who grow up without a father, your next best option is to have male relatives to teach you about respect and discipline.
SEATTLE — The following students were named to the dean’s list for spring quarter 2016 at the University of Washington. Qualifying students must earn a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher while completing at least 12 graded credits.
During a visit to Walla Walla Point Park in early August, photographer Frank Cone got some shots of unusual visitors to the area. The pelicans “landed near me and stayed for a short time” before flying off, Frank said. Large numbers of the birds frequent Banks Lake and the Mattawa area, but aren’t seen in Wenatchee very often. (Frank Cone photo)
This summer, in preparation before my wife Yong and I attend the Olympic Summer Games, I’ve been reading compulsively all about Rio de Janeiro: the good, the bad and the ugly. I have been studying the Brazilian Portuguese language too.
With its latest event license approval from the American Kennel Club, the Wenatchee Kennel Club continues to have the most diverse range of AKC-approved events of any kennel club in the Pacific Northwest.
The numbers tell the story: 24 Yahoo employees and three bilingual community members volunteered last month to install 124 new smoke alarms and provide new batteries for existing alarms in homes in Quincy and George. The work on June 29 was part of the American Red Cross Home Fire Campaign and Yahoo’s ongoing commitment to the communities supporting its Quincy data center.
What do a teacher, journalist, senior center director and foundation committee chairman have in common? They are all seeking to make a difference in the lives of others — through lessons, stories and people connections.
What comes to mind when you think about a typical senior? Grumpy, boring, uneventful, lethargic. Although these adjectives might to come to mind to a young person, June Hampton is one to break these negative stereotypes.