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News of record

News of record reports in Chelan and Douglas counties

Trump attacks Clinton on gender, risking backlash from women

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump waded into politically risky territory this week when he accused Democrat Hillary Clinton of exploiting her gender to win votes and said she would have little support if she were not a woman.

Where will the carnival move next year?

WENATCHEE — From about 1930 to 1972, the city’s waterfront was used as a landfill. The landfill was capped with clay and then eventually repurposed as Riverfront Park. For years. Apple Blossom organizers have used it to host the annual carnival.

Holden Mine cleanup enters final year

HOLDEN VILLAGE — A Rio Tinto official said Wednesday that the Holden Mine Cleanup Project will cost upwards of $500 million — nearly five times the cost initially projected six years ago, when the U.S. Forest Service and the mining company agreed on a plan to rehabilitate the old copper mine near Holden Village.

Tech Showcase headed to Pybus

WENATCHEE — Science will be on display this month when a local group hosts an event focusing on the integration of technology into the region’s classrooms.

Everybody Out | Getting the kids out(doors)

Spring has sprung in our valley. The foothills are a velvety green, the wildflowers are out in full bloom and the temperatures are mild, making it the perfect time of year to get the whole family out on the trails. Hiking is a fantastic way to connect kids to nature and create lasting memories together. Time outdoors, unplugged, has been shown to boost creativity, concentration, performance in the classroom, and it helps make kids better stewards of our land. Plus, it’s great fun.

Jaana Hatton | Flora, fauna and friends with Chelan-Douglas Land Trust

On Thursday, April 21, I drove up to the Castle Rock trailhead at 5:45pm to find the shelter echoing with conversation. The evening hike, organized by the Chelan-Douglas Land Trust, was about to begin. More and more vehicles pulled up, and finally 34 happy hikers were ready to take to the trail.

Getting Out

Enjoying the outdoors with friends and family

Apple Blossom Past … 1946

♦ Elsie Beth Halvorson was queen of the 27th annual Apple Blossom Festival held May 3-4.

News of record

News of record reports in Chelan and Douglas counties