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Whittaker legend lives on 50 years after Kennedy climb

The spirit of the 1965 first ascent of Canada’s Mount Kennedy is being captured in a documentary film culminating in May with a 50th-anniversary expedition to include two of Jim Whittaker’s sons, Leif and Bobby. On the Web:

Wild kokanee drive the limit at Lake Roosevelt

Thanks to Idaho, Anglers have been hooking a bumper crop of kokanee in Lake Roosevelt since last year. Unfortunately, they've had to release most of the delicious land-locked sockeyes.

Ridge to River to make a comeback

WENATCHEE — Six years after its apparent end, the Ridge to River Relay is returning next spring with a new focus and format.

Good times at River Run

WENATCHEE — At 11 years of age, Ella Loewen is relatively new to the running world. Prior to Saturday’s River Run, she had completed two 5Ks in her life — Turkey on the Run and the Bundle-Up Run.

Record-breaking night at the track for Legend cars

The Wenatchee Valley Super Oval hosted 31 of the Columbia River Legend cars on Saturday. That many drivers on the same track is a record for WVSO, which necessitated two main events to handle the number of cars.

Paddleboard jousting to make debut; proceeds to fire victims

LEAVENWORTH— Take one of the area’s growing activities, add some renaissance flair and you get paddleboard jousting, one of the planned activities Osprey Rafting of Leavenworth is putting on to raise money for victims affected by the Carlton Complex Fire.