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Festival of faithful fun

9/24/2016    World photo/Don SeabrookAlfonza Rodriguez, 9, Wenatchee, tosses a football through a target for a prize at the 17th annual Harvest Festival at St. Joseph School in Wenatchee on Saturday. The festival included games, food and many inflatables to play on.

A Leavenworth original

9/24/2016    World photo/Don SeabrookBrian "Rainbow" Mills, Snohomish, plays in the Snohomish Sauerkraut Band on Saturday during Leavenworth's original festival, the Washington State Autumn Leaf Festival. The parade attracted hundreds of people on its route of downtown Leavenworth and Highway 2.

Old news

News from 100, 50 and 25 years ago

Guests tour big pot farm to see and learn

WENATCHEE HEIGHTS — About a dozen special guests toured one of Chelan County’s largest marijuana farms Wednesday to gain a better understanding of the business of growing legal weed.

Fallen firefighters to be honored at national memorial

EMMITSBURG, Md. — Three firefighters who died in last summer’s Twisp River Fire will be honored at the 35th Annual National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Services in Emmitsburg, Maryland, on Oct. 9.

Council sets annexation hearings

WENATCHEE — City Council members set the stage Thursday for public hearings on the annexation of five county islands within the city.

Land Trust buys Lester’s Trail

WENATCHEE — The Chelan-Douglas Land Trust acquired the last puzzle piece in the Sage Hills area of the Wenatchee Foothills on Sept. 15 after trying for eight years.

Pot group says it’s time to lighten up

SOAP LAKE — Marijuana has become such big business in Washington state that an industry association says it’s time to lighten up, relax a little, and have some fun.

Lincoln Day Dinner welcomes Benghazi witness

WENATCHEE — U.S. Rep. Dave Reichert and former military contractor Mark "Oz" Geist are the planned guest speakers for the Chelan-Douglas Republican's Lincoln Day Dinner, set for Oct. 1.