NCW — The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., lists the names of 58,286 servicemen and servicewomen who died in the war. Now there’s an effort to put a face and story to each name on the wall, including those from North Central Washington.
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.