Seth Smith with Steel Structures of America out of Post Falls, Idaho, works Friday with a crew to build the new Riverfront Rock Gym at 1319 Walla Walla Ave. at the entrance to Walla Walla Point Park. The business will feature indoor climbing walls up to about 50 feet high in places.
How do you get kids excited to put their hands in slime (milk mixed with vinegar) hold a worm or a rubberized egg? Facial expressions help a lot, teacher Jill Deal knows. She was working with kids at the Super Summer Adventures Icky Sticky Ooey Gooey Lab on Monday. The class, put on by the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center, runs through this week with other subjects taught through Aug. 27. For more information, contact the museum at (509)888-6240 or on the web at wenatcheevalleymuseum.org.
There is a new junior golf program this year called PGA Junior League Golf. It's a national program picked up locally pitting junior golfers from local courses who compete against each other on teams. Thursday's match at Wenatchee Golf and Country Club was the fifth of the season with one remaining on August 4 at Three Lakes Golf Club in Malaga. This year, three teams from the country club and one from Three Lakes competed as teams of eight youth from ages 8 to 13. They are split up into ...
John DeMyer, Richland, helps his grandson, Jackson DeMyer, 3, East Wenatchee, with his fishing pole during an outing at Pit Lake in Rock Island on Wednesday afternoon. It was Jackson's first time fishing. The two found a shady spot that is designated as a fishing area for children only.