The feeling of the wind through her hair, streaming out behind her — not blowing furiously, but spiritedly. The smell of nature in the air, complete with the trace of morning dew from the sprinkle last night, and the nip of coldness in the air that pricks her nose with the reminder of winter. The sound of the — no, her — wild animal’s four hooves pounding on the ground below her, ready to take her wherever she feels the need. The sense of trust between her and her mighty ...
Methow Trails is excited to announce that early season snowfall has allowed us to open the Methow Valley cross-country ski, fat bike and snowshoe trails for the season. The trails officially opened Nov. 27 with a 17-inch base.
As a junior at Cashmere High School, Cole Paton already has a number of impressive cycling feats under his belt. Last month, however, he topped them off with a first-place finish in the Washington State Cylcocross Championship in Spokane.
Chelan-Douglas Land Trust employees Neal Hedges and Hanne Beener close the Lester Trailhead in Wenatchee on Monday. The foothills trails north of Fifth Street and west of Wenatchee are closed seasonally for the benefit of mule deer. The trails reopen April 1.
EAST WENATCHEE — The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office has received a few complaints from East Wenatchee-area residents who have heard shots fired between the George Sellar and Odabashian bridges in recent weeks.
WINTHROP — Just like the rest of 2014, Winthrop had an unusual November. First it was warm. Then heavy snow this week knocked out power to hundreds of homes on Wednesday and Thursday. The North Cascades Highway closed, and many residents made alternative plans for Thanksgiving dinner.
We sat down Friday afternoon to cheer the Mission Ridge Ski & Board Resort for its adept use of cold air, hard work and keen snowmaking equipment to cover its slopes and yet again be the first ski area in the state to open for the season. We logged onto The Ridge website and clicked on the webcam link to see what’s up, and to our great joy didn’t see a thing.