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Teen walks a mile in Muslim friends’ shoes by wearing a hijab

SEATTLE — She was walking home from school, with traffic rushing all around, when Zion Lourdes Perez tore off her hijab. Feeling like a target at 15 was nothing she’d imagined when she decided, on a lark, to wear the head scarf worn by Muslim women.

Olds photo opens window on Wenatchee history

Courtesy of a family member raised in Sunnyslope, I inherited recently an old photo portrait of an elderly gentleman reading a magazine. On the back of the magazine was a photo of a 1915 (circa) Pierce Arrow. Written on the back of the photo in pencil was “Grandfather Olds.”

College life

News of students at Wenatchee Valley College

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Photographer Frank Cone snapped this photo late last month on North Dryden Road as a group of deer crossed an open field on their way to a nearby orchard. (Frank Cone photo)

Crowns, gowns and a dream — my time as Miss East Cascades

The dream to become a princess who wears crowns and beautiful ball gowns usually comes from a young girl, not a 22-year old woman. My dream was to help pay for college, experience something new and improve our community. This dream turned into a reality when I was crowned Miss East Cascades 2015.
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Frank Cone | Gliding over

An eagle glides over the Wenatchee River near Monitor last week. Photographer Frank Cone said he counted at least 17 eagles as they were flying in and out of the trees. (Frank Cone photo)

The Apple Leaf | Commentary: Learn to love who you are

In five years, the words “high school” will provoke a variety of different reactions. Some people will reflect on their peak years, and some will be eternally grateful to have left that burning pit of despair. Most people will probably have forgotten the vocab words and the equations.