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Air quality suffers with Wolverine Fire

CHELAN — Air quality in areas around Chelan and Manson were expected to reach levels considered unhealthy for sensitive groups on Saturday due to the Wolverine Fire.

Chelan’s rodeo royale

This weekend the Lake Chelan Rodeo was put on for the 96th year, rodeo official Cody Hodge said. The two day rodeo includes bronc and bull riding, roping events and a parade through the city of Chelan.

Surfing on the breeze

Bogdan Elikh takes advantage of a recent windy day to windsurf along the edge of Soap Lake. Elikh was born in the Ukraine, but moved to the area 18 years ago.

Everybody Out | Icicle Creek Trail

Attractions: This is an easy, family- and pup-friendly day hike or overnight backpacking trip through old-growth forest. Given the shade and the proximity to Icicle Creek, consider taking this hike on a blistering summer day. You might be able to fry an egg on the blacktop roads around Leavenworth on such a day, but chocolate pudding will set up in the cool river water when you stop to camp. What a nice way to vent steam.
Jason Lundgren

5 things | Salmon recovery caught in middle of many demands

Hello, my name is Jason Lundgren and I’m the executive director of the Cascade Columbia Fisheries Enhancement Group (CCFEG), a local North Central Washington non-profit dedicated to improving conditions for native fish through habitat restoration and community education programs.

Cooler waters entice sockeye to migrate

LAKE WENATCHEE — Cooler weather over the last week has brought down water temperatures in the Wenatchee River and enticed thousands of sockeye to migrate to Lake Wenatchee.

Tree party

A couple hosts an inaugural party for their new tree deck at their home in Wenatchee.
3 on 3

Sunburn Classic

The 2nd annual Sunburn Classic 3 on 3 basketball tournament was held last weekend at the Town Toyota Center parking lot.

Some rec groups balk at Army copter training sites

NCW — The U.S. Army’s proposal to train combat helicopter pilots in the North Cascades includes one site on Icicle Ridge that’s partly in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness, groups opposed to the plan say.