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Top 10 tour

WENATCHEE — Apple Blossom candidates take a look at past royalty photographs.

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.

2016 Royal Court

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)

Classy Chassis revs up for another big turnout

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 Food Fair experience

Try a new cuisine or indulge in a festival favorite from any of 21 vendors open daily from 11 am. to 8 p.m. at Memorial Park. The food fair starts Thursday.

Apple Blossom Junior Royalty

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)

Keyes Fibre Youth Parade lineup

Editor’s note: This is the parade lineup as of April 21. For an up-to-date list, visit The youth parade begins at 11 a.m. Saturday.

A queen connection

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.
Apple Blossom Royalty candidates

Competition begins for 2016 Apple Blossom Royalty

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.

Once a Queen | Anika Grubbs, 2005

Today: Anika Grubbs has moved on from Apple Blossom Queen to the Big Apple in the 10 years since she reigned over the 2005 Washington State Apple Blossom Festival.