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Paul Anderman’s retirement party May 30 garnered him much praise, gifts and love. The two kindergarten classes from Peshastin-Dryden Elementary, where Paul has worked as librarian for 28 years, gave him two posters they made, including this one.
Joseph Winters arranged and shot this photo during the LIFE2 Earth Day Community Fair in Leavenworth Sunday. The Cascade High School freshman is a Greenpeace volunteer. He organized the photo as part of his “What the Shell?” booth aimed at highlighting the need to protect the Arctic from oil interests. Winters said his photo, which he shot from a truck boom 30 feet in the air, will be among 100 similar photos from around the world that Greenpeace will deliver to a meeting in Sweden where oil interests in the Arctic region will be discussed.
11-year-old has found that ‘Life is Strange’
Sometimes funny just isn’t funny enough for Kal Cummings. The 11-year-old Cashmere boy has penned his “Life is Strange” comic for two years now. He says he comes across things in his everyday life that he can turn into a funny comic.
We honor North Central Washington’s top students by compiling honor rolls from area schools.
Ted’s Robots, the robotics team from Valley Academy of Learning, competed Jan. 26 in the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Lego League regional robotics competition at the Central Washington University campus in Ellensburg. Ted’s Robots was chosen to advance to the state competition taking place at the same location this Saturday. Teams advanced based on excellence in robot engineering, performance, and teamwork. Ted’s Robots team members are Sam Monson, Triston Ploch, Hannah Husted, Ethan Husted, Noah Valen, Ethan Larsen, Josiah Clifton, Benjamin Clifton and Maverick England — all students at Valley Academy.
Where do you go to get answers to your gardening questions? Your best friend? The clerk in the gardening department at Walmart? Do you try to look it up on the web and find contradictory opinions? Perhaps you have heard the phrase “Ask a Master Gardener” floating around in our gardening community. Just about anywhere I go — the gym, the grocery store, parties, etc. — I am asked gardening questions. I trust most of our 80 or so active Master Gardener volunteers in Chelan County do as well.
Wrong phone number The phone number to call for more information about Beit Aveinu Synagogue’s Hanukkah celebration is 421-0340. The number was incorrect in a Page C2 brief Friday.
One of the highlights of my summer was spending 45 minutes with Joe Montoya. Joe, who grew up in Wenatchee but now calls Sunnyvale, Calif., home, popped into The World newsroom hoping to get some publicity for three books he has written. Two of the three nonfiction books are set in and around Wenatchee. More about his books later.
WENATCHEE — The Salvation Army will begin its annual Red Kettle fundraising campaign this morning in a big way.
The Initiative for Rural Innovation & Stewardship (IRIS) is teaming up with the city of Entiat, Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, The Wenatchee World, Northwest Public Radio and others to convene Entiat Rocks, the fourth annual North Central Washington Community Success Summit. The summit is set for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 15 at Entiat High School.