Members of the Wenatchee Valley Pickleball Club gathered in early September for an end-of-season barbecue at Eastmont Community Park. The club was formed when the Eastmont Metropolitan Parks and Recreation painted pickleball lines on its tennis courts, at the suggestion of local resident Russell Bryan, who spends part of the year living in Arizona, where pickleball is popular. About half of the club is seen in this photo. Sally Brawley, director of Eastmont parks, said the pickleball courts stay busy. “People come from Leavenworth to Quincy. It’s amazing,” she said. ...
Roger and June Dorner celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary during a trip to the East Coast. The highlight of their trip was a Sept. 12 anniversary celebration atop the Empire State Building in New York.
Eleven-year-old Alex Moreno of East Wenatchee loves spending warm evenings sitting on the front porch with his dog Oso, watching the sun go down. Oso, which means bear in Spanish, is a French poodle, and Alex considers him a brother. Oso has been part of the family for 10 years. Alex’s parents are Bernabe and Altagracia Moreno of East Wenatchee.
Is your group planning a Halloween-related event or a harvest-themed alternative? If so, let us know so we can include it in our annual roundup of Halloween events. Noon Oct. 13 is the deadline to e-mail Anna Lopez at firstname.lastname@example.org with the event information including what, when, where, who the event is for and a name and phone number for readers to call for more information. Events must be open to the general public. Questions? Call Lopez at 661-6372.