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.
The 2016 Royal Court will reign over this year's Apple Blossom Festival. The court, from left to right, includes Princess Emily Holmes, Princess Sami Everhart and Queen Kori Martin. (Parsons Photography)
EAST WENATCHEE — As it enters its 31st year, the Les Schwab Classy Chassis shows no signs of slowing down. Entries for the parade and car show have topped 400 each of the last two years. Organizer Dan White expects that trend to continue.
The Junior Royalty will ride in Saturday’s Keyes Fibre Parade. The Junior Royal Court includes, left to right, Princess Miranda Nayak, Queen Macy Fowler and Princess Olivia Harle. (Parsons Photography)
Apple Blossom Queen Kori Martin gives a high-five to a runner in the John Newbery Elementary School Fund Run on April 15. Be sure to check out today's D section for complete Apple Blossom Festival coverage, including the lineup for Saturday's Keyes Fibre Youth Parade.
WENATCHEE — Twenty-five young women from the Wenatchee and Eastmont school districts will compete to be one of the ten candidates for the Royal Court of the 2016 Washington State Apple Blossom Festival.
Today: Theresa Ogan, 58, has been teaching music at John Newbery Elementary School in Wenatchee since it opened in 1993. She also taught for a few years at Mission View Elementary, and has taught piano lessons to students at a studio in her home. She is a member of the Wenatchee Chapter’s Washington State Music Teachers Association, and achieved her permanent national certification. In her free time, she likes to read and study new strategies for teaching. She also likes golfing, hiking and making jewelry using beads, silver and natural ...
Favorite Queen moment? "My two-week trip to San Francisco, Hollywood and San Diego, where I was on many radio and national TV shows, including Eve Arden "Our Miss Brooks," Tennessee Ernie Ford and the Bob Crosby Show."