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Mahogany & Merlot: Lake Chelan to host vintage boat show

On the shore you will see classic cars showcased along with vintage unlimited hydroplanes from the Hydroplane and Raceboat Museum in Seattle, vintage inboard limited-class hydroplanes and antique and classic mahogany runabouts from the Golden Era of pleasure boating.

Okanogan County Fair results are in

The Okanogan County Fair was held from Sept. 8-11 at the Okanogan County Fairgrounds. The four-day event showcased the talents of folks from across Okanogan County in everything from livestock herdsmanship to floriculture. These are the results as provided by fair officials.

Prose, poetry and song — for free!

Singer-songwriter Jeffery Foucault, drummer Billy Conway and writer Chris Dombrowski are coming to Wenatchee Valley College for a concert on Sept. 29. The free concert is open to the public. It takes place from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Wells Hall Theater. Their last Wenatchee concert was standing room only.

In the Garden | Planning for next year’s garden

What an abrupt change of weather that swept in with September! Sure makes gardeners get with the idea that a lot of plants are shutting down and it's time to begin preparations for next year.

Appleatchee drill team reunion planned

The Appleatchee All-Girls Drill Team horse group was originally organized in 1948, proudly representing the Wenatchee Valley at rodeos and other community events throughout the region for more than three decades before disbanding.

NCW Fair Results

Here are some of the results from the NCW Fair which was held Aug. 25-28

Olympic Adventures | Post-script impressions

We are back home, a week after spending 10 days at the Summer Olympics in Rio. Despite all the bad press, doom and gloom indicating that this would be “the worst Summer Olympics ever,” we found this not to be so. We are so incredibly happy to have had the experience; my only regret is that I wasn’t able to spend even more time in Brazil.

Celebrating 100 years — right after exercise class

Editor’s note: Former Wenatchee resident Eloise Rouse recently celebrated her 100th birthday with a party at Lake Wenatchee with family and friends. Her late husband, Stuart Rouse, worked at The Wenatchee World for a good number of years. Eloise lives in Issaquah, and two of her four daughters live in Wenatchee.

Feel Good Friday | Curious inventors

Can you feel it? Fall is in the air. Parents are done hustling to get their lists of school supplies purchased and kids have returned to the classroom.

Senior Spotlight | Jean Aldridge

Throwing things at work, lying to your parents, sneaking out in the middle of the night — these are all things that teenagers do throughout their years living at home with their parents.

Squeezebox skills

Thomas Tilton plays the accordion with his band Alpenfolk at the Leavenworth Gazebo last Friday. Alpenfolk has regular performances June through October at the Front Street Park gazebo. (World photo/Michelle Naranjo)