WENATCHEE — Surveys have shown that Walla Walla Point Park appears to be the public’s top choice for a potential splash pad feature in a Chelan County PUD park, but utility officials Tuesday revealed six potential sites suitable for splashing.
Publisher’s note: The is the second in a series of articles about the background and progress of Our Valley What’s Next, a grass roots community improvement project for the Wenatchee Valley. Check out the OVWN web site at ourvalleywhatsnext.com and see the Art of Community Project web site at artofcommunityncw.com for photos, videos and more stories. – Rufus Woods
MANSON — With nearly 20 wineries and wine-tasting rooms within walking distance or a few minutes ride by bike or car, Manson has become one of the state's most popular new places to sip boutique wines.
WENATCHEE — It used to be common for staffers at the Wenatchee Valley Humane Society to dread coming to work, knowing they would have to euthanize an animal — or maybe several animals — on any given day.
WENATCHEE — To leaders at the Coalition for Children and Families of NCW, the message needed to get out. The impact and long-term effects of Adverse Childhood Experiences — or ACEs — needed to be known and understood. By parents, by educators, by organizations and by community leaders.
NCW — A three-year study found that local efforts can effectively reduce long-term problems associated with child abuse and neglect. And the work by two North Central Washington organizations are part of that proof.