On the same day that Bailey McMonagle and her husband, Nolan, signed the lease to move into a rental house in Rochester, Minn., Oct. 22, a transplant heart arrived for her at the Mayo Clinic. Bailey underwent an eight-hour operation to implant the new heart. She spent seven days in the intensive care unit and another four in the Step-Down Unit. She arrived home at the rental Nov. 2. Her recovery is proceeding well. She and Nolan will remain in Rochester for at least 90 days for the required regular ...
The Wenatchee High School Golden Apple Marching Band competed in its last competition of the season in Auburn this past weekend at the 27th Annual Veterans Day Marching Competition. The parade featured more than two dozen high school marching bands from throughout the Pacific Northwest in the largest Veterans Day Parade west of the Mississippi.
YAKIMA — Back in February 1945, Yakima resident Muriel “Merle” Hicks spent three days hiding in a hole outside of the German city of Duren, while hundreds of German soldiers set up position in trenches around him.
How many Water Lilies does it take to create a limited-edition 2014 calendar? The simple answer is 33. Add friends and families of the Water Lilies, plus folks at the YMCA, then throw in all of the community encouragement and support, and the total number is way more than a village!
ENTIAT — There are not enough words to describe how amazed and grateful we are for the dedication, compassion and generosity of the 100-plus individuals who came to the grand opening event of the Entiat Valley Community Services FoodBank’s new building on Oct. 11.
Bill and Joan Edwardson of Wenatchee celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Nov. 2 with a family dinner. They also took a trip to Yellowstone National Park with their children and grandchildren during the summer.
The Wenatchee High School Golden Apple Marching Band took first place in its division at Sumner’s Sunset Festival of Bands. Eleven bands from around the Northwest participated in the competition. The band is directed by Jim Kovach and assistant director Tim Zanol.