Mikaela Elwell graduated last month from the University of Colorado with a doctorate in pharmacy. For the Wenatchee woman — her parents are Terry and Becky Elwell — earning her doctorate was the next step in a journey that began when she was only 13 months old.
As a leader in farm-to-school activities, the Wenatchee School District is improving nutrition year-round by using local farm fresh foods in the Summer Meal Program which is open to anyone 18 and under. From June 22 to Aug. 27, children and teens in Wenatchee and East Wenatchee will be able to eat lunch for free in up to 12 locations across the two cities.
Lifestyle choices related to diet, vitamin supplements and exercise have reduced the risk of many diseases. Could they also slow down the effects of Alzheimer’s disease? Research studies to identify factors that affect the risk of AD are being developed. What can be done today?
I vividly remember the first time I walked into a public school, my classmates and sharing the fear of possibly never returning to the comfort of home, and being pulled out of my classroom on the second week of my public education. Why? Simply because English was not my first language.
Local photographer Frank Cone took this shot May 22 at Walla Walla Point Park, near the swimming area where a lot of geese and goslings hit the beach and then go up to the grassy area to feed. As long as you move slow and keep a reasonable distance they don’t seem to be bothered by people, Frank says.
Increasingly each year, wildfires dig deeper into our forests and draw closer to our communities. With a growing population of homeowners building on the edges of wilderness, wildfires are happening literally outside the front door.
WENATCHEE — Logan Busch’s artistic skills earned him the top spot in this year’s Impact Elementary Art Contest and his painting a place in the Impact Wenatchee telephone book being delivered this month.
It sounds like the beginnings of any successful startup. A group of five young guys coming together with a passion to make a real world difference. Long nights filling out applications, sending emails and writing code in someone’s basement. At last, national recognition and trips across the country.