Construction workers from Jones Concrete prepare the new roundabout at the intersection of Cottage Avenue and Aplets Way in Cashmere for a concrete pour on Tuesday evening. According to Erik Howe, project manager with RH2 Engineering Inc., work on the project is happening at night. The stop signs at the intersection will be removed after new striping and signing is in place. As long as weather holds, paving and striping is planned for the week of Oct. 19. Work on the water main replacement from Cottage Avenue to the Aplets Way bridge will continue into November.
Classic rock band Waterdog will play Saturday night at the new Red Haven Pub on Wenatchee Ave.
Annual cheatgrass in its late spring phase, preparing to cast seeds before it dies. Soil scientist Ann C. Kennedy was profiled this week in the New York Times for her effort to combat the invasive grass with a naturally occurring bacterium, which she studies at a Moses Coulee test site.
Ann C. Kennedy, a USDA Agricultural Research Service soil scientist based at Washington State University. Her study of bacteria to impede the root growth of cheatgrass shows promise for controlling the invasive weed.
Cascade vs. Chelan volleyball. Cascade won the match in straight sets.