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Streaky skies

Cloud formations streak the sky as seen from the parking lot at Riverfront Park in Wenatchee last week. A light is seen in the foreground.

Parking lot sentinels

Hobby photographer John Barta shot this image earlier this month in the parking lot of Confluence Health’s East Wenatchee clinic. The snow-covered trees stand out in the early morning light.

Trip to Misawa still pays dividends

The signs inviting people to be ambassadors in the delegation from the Wenatchee Valley to our sister city, Misawa, Japan, are up again, bringing back wonderful memories.

Woody Perch

Local photographer Frank Cone combined his interests in bird watching and photography during a recent visit to the confluence area, where the Wenatchee and Columbia rivers meet. Cone snapped this heron photo on Jan. 2.

Sunnyside battles Hitchcock-style crow infestation

SUNNYSIDE — With a shrill whistle and brilliant flare, Sunnyside police Officer Jeremy Tucker fires and hundreds of black wings lift off train cars and grain silos to fill the foggy night air.

‘Oh, Quincy Land’ inspires new artist

About four months ago, with the urge to put paint to canvas, Cheikh Diouf of Quincy drove to a nearby store and purchased a canvas, a brush and 10 small tubes of acrylic paints.

Competition begins for 2015 Apple Blossom royalty

Selection of the 2015 Washington State Apple Blossom Festival Royalty begins with the announcement of 37 young women from the Wenatchee and Eastmont school districts. They will compete for a chance to be chosen as one of the 10 candidates who will vie for the Royal Court, consisting of a queen and two princesses.

Apple Leaf | Poor portrayals of violence and sex in the media

Across all countries and accessing all kinds of people, the media is everywhere. It screams at us from paper platforms, its messages are passed from one mouth to the next, and it burns into our eyes through screens. Television, computers, and the phones glued to our hands all shove propaganda and subliminal messages down the throat of society. It is universally accessible, and is instantly effective.

Exploring the hidden stories of Northwest wildlife

On Jan. 9, David Moskowitz — expert wildlife tracker, photographer, author and outdoor educator — will provide an evening of amazing photographs and tales exploring the hidden stories of our region’s wildlife.