The Y Splash program at the YMCA Aquatic Center in East Wenatchee began more than 15 years ago and now offers swim lessons to roughly 500 kids of all ages. This year's crop of young swimmers will have daily lessons all this week taught by YMCA staff and community volunteers.
First responders treat bicyclist Rogelio Cortes-Ramirez, 46, of Wenatchee, after a car-bike collision on the corner of Lewis Street and Methow Street on Tuesday evening. Cortes-Ramirez, sitting up in yellow jersey, was the victim of a hit-and-run , said Sgt. Jim West with the Wenatchee Police Department. Police are looking for a gray passenger car that fled the scene after cutting in front of the bicyclist and causing the accident. Cortes-Ramirez was treated and released from Central Washington Hospital after the 6 p.m. accident.
Brad Harn of the Chelan County Public Works Department adjusts the placement of cones around a landslide area on Joe Miller Road on Monday. Crews from the county were working to open at least one lane of the damaged road this week. The road, which is a few miles above Malaga, was swept away by a landslide early last month.
Students from the Learning Well School in Wenatchee got a hands-on lesson with local beekeeper Todd Cordell on Friday. The kids, with their teacher and parents in tow, were able to check out a few active bee hives and taste a little of the good stuff inside.