Returning to Wenatchee from Seattle Children’s Hospital in Seattle on Oct. 5, senior Eric Pottenger is in recovery after a serious one-car accident on Sept. 22 put him in intensive care for four days after he was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center.
The Wenatchee High School Golden Apple Marching Band competed again this past weekend as they performed at the Tumwater Marching Band Festival in Tumwater. Jim Kovach directs the band with assistant director Tim Zanol.
Photo blogger Frank Cone shot this photo of the two bridges — Sen. George Sellar and the pedestrian — from the East Wenatchee side of the Columbia River. You can check out more of Frank’s photos on his Shutterday blog at wenatcheeworld.com.
The Wenatchee High School Golden Apple Marching Band began its 2013 competition season this past weekend at the Neil F. Lampson Stadium in Kennewick. The band placed fourth overall and third place in the AAA Large Band Division for its “Wildfire” performance at the 32nd Annual Cavalcade of Bands showcasing 20 bands from Washington, Idaho and Oregon.
As spring transitioned into June, I was anxious to begin adding clay to the metallic armature that would become the sculpture of E.T. Pybus, the legendary man who constructed the building that is now the Pybus Public Market on the Wenatchee riverfront. The contractors receded in numbers and were replaced by market goers pushing strollers and curious onlookers asking questions about the process.
A trio of Wenatchee war veterans Jerry Huber, left, Earl Cary, center and Howard Pillsbury traveled to Washington, D.C., last week to visit memorials dedicated to honor their service and sacrifices. Inland Northwest Honor Flight arranged the trip, at no expense to the veterans. The organization relies on donations from individuals and businesses to fund the trips.
“But she was a role model for my daughter!” cried every mother who supported their daughter’s love for the Disney pop sensation Hannah Montana. Miley Cyrus twerked her way onto the social media feed last month, and not in a good way.
After 41 years in education (eight of those being at Wenatchee High School), Mike Franza is entering his last year in the work force. His official title this year is “Dean of Students,” a new position that will be continued at Wenatchee High School after Franza retires.