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Seeking your Apple Blossom photos

If you and your family take some cute Apple Blossom Festival photos, then send them to us! We’re looking for photos of kids and families enjoying this year’s festival.

College life

WVC Winter Quarter 2014 Dean’s List
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Pool party

Getting a jump on summer, sisters Angelina, 3, and Emily Png 1, East Wenatchee, try out a small pool — without the water — at their house on chilly Monday morning.

College Life

Wenatchee Valley College Winter Quarter 2014 President’s List
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Making tracks

Local photographer Frank Cone took his wife, Patty, and camera along with him during a hike up the Sage Hills trail in Wenatchee.
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2014 Royal Court

The 2014 Washington State Apple Blossom Festival royal court, from left, is Princess Caroline Dahl, Queen Roslyn Thompson and Princess Nikara Morgan. The royal court will debut the Apple Blossom queen’s float during the May 3 Stemilt Growers Grand Parade.

Royalty float schedule

The Apple Blossom Festival float and royalty will attend these events

Blossoms & Brews beer garden opens May 1

The Blossoms & Brew beer garden at Memorial Park will be open 1 to 10 p.m. May 1, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. May 2, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. May 3, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 4.
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Apple Blossom Festival Entertainment Schedule

The Gesa Credit Union Entertainment stage in Memorial Park will again feature some of the best talent the area has to offer over the course of the 11-day festival. Here’s the list:
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Keyes Fibre Youth Parade Lineup

Editors note: This is the parade lineup as of April 21. For an up-to-date list, check out the festival website, appleblossom.org. The youth parade begins at 11 a.m. Saturday.

Seeking your festival photos

If you and your family take some cute Apple Blossom Festival photos, then send them to us! We’re looking for photos of kids and families enjoying this year’s festival.
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Apple Blossom Junior Royalty

The 2014 Washington State Apple Blossom Festival Junior Royalty court is, from left, Princess Josefina Albert, Queen Alex Toth and Princess Katherine Loomis. The junior court will ride in Saturday’s Keyes Fibre Youth Parade and will carry the festival banner during the Stemilt Growers Grand Parade on May 3.

Commentary: Pretentious acceptance — Liberal approval of gays is insincere

I can honestly say that I love Generation Y. Contrary to what your great grandpa might say, I don’t believe that we will be remembered as the social media consumed, instant gratification seeking millennials. Our era will be celebrated as the generation of acceptance. More specifically, we will be commemorated as those who created equality for individuals of all sexual orientations.