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Regional libraries hosting humanities programs

North Central Washington residents are invited to explore history and cultural diversity through music, dance and interactive presentations offered by Humanities Washington.

Rock Island food bank doesn’t skip a beat

There but for the grace of God, go I. We all know what it is like to be hungry — but how many of us actually know what it is like to be hungry day after day? To look into the eyes of our children at bedtime and know they are hungry but not know how we will be able to feed them the next day?

Finding his path: Wenatchee teacher Drew Gaylord talks adventure

An assortment of relics occupy room 350 of the Wenatchee High School math department. Framed NASA memorabilia adorns the wall to the left of the door. A serene Mont Blanc print hangs above a tidy desk. Pre-calculus theorems are scrawled out near a Purdue University sticker on the whiteboard at the front of the room.

Things I’ve learned (as a father)

Ever since Mom Blog was launched I’ve had an urge to contribute. I have all the qualifications, short of being an actual, uh, mom. My light-hearted suggestion for a “Corporal Punishment Corner” got me off on the wrong foot with the powers that be. So, I came up with “Things I’ve learned (as a father).” The parenthetical’s purpose being to not confuse my writing here with other blog topics I may want to explore in the future, such as “Things I’ve learned (working in a corn dog factory).” And yes, ...

WVC to host Renaissance Faire

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Renaissance Faire will be held on April 30 and May 1 at Wenatchee Valley College. The Faire will be open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 30 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 1.

The Apple Leaf | ‘Did you hear Esme is pregnant’

A pregnancy is more than just an announcement. It is a stomach convex in a shape that draws a lot of attention. It is an expectant parent or two with surges of different emotions. After a while, the announcement becomes known everywhere.

Wenatchee Mom Blog | Parenting through a crisis

One of the most profound challenges for me as a parent has been to remain constant, compassionate, engaged and present for my children in the midst of my own emotional pain. Being a mom during times of personal chaos and crisis demands just about everything you’ve got.

Nature talk

Chelan-Douglas Land Trust educator Hillary Schwirtlich talks with kids about what they experienced while quietly nature journaling on Saddle Rock during the Spring Break Hiking & Nature camp on Tuesday. The four-day camp was hosted by the Wenatchee Parks and Recreation Department in conjunction with the Chelan-Douglas Land Trust. (World photo/Mike Bonnicksen)

College to honor Ward

The Wenatchee Valley College Alumni Association announced that its 2016 WVC Distinguished Alumni Award will be presented to Dillis “Dick” Burgess Ward III, a 1948 WVC graduate.

Leaving a positive mark on Quincy

Police Chief Bob Heimbach compares graffiti to weeds on your lawn. If you don’t get on them, they soon multiply.

Making the grades

We honor North Central Washington’s top students by compiling honor rolls from area schools.