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.
Andrea Escalante has served the children of Quincy for the past several years, but that is no big change for her. Escalante came from Eloy, Ariz., where she worked as a teacher’s assistant for 13 years at a K-6 school before coming to Quincy.
The Initiative for Rural Innovation & Stewardship (IRIS) plans to showcase a variety of success stories when it teams up with its partners to convene the fifth annual NCW Community Success Summit in Okanogan.
With Wenatchee Valley College’s upcoming 75th anniversary in 2014, The WVC Foundation felt this would be a great time to start the WVC Alumni Program. To kick-start the program, the Alumni Association hosted its first in a series of quarterly alumni networking socials Oct. 22, at Tastebuds Wine & Coffee.
Every athlete knows the risk of playing sports. We know that what we do isn’t safe. We can get concussions, pull muscles, tear tendons or break bones, but we continue on in our sports anyway. Why? And is it really worth it?
He’s friendly and funny. He loves to give and receive high-fives. He has a smile that can light up an entire room, especially when you mention the Seahawks. His name is Gavin Zufall, and his adventures are just beginning.
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.