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Pay It Forward movement launches in NCW

Pay It Forward movement launches in NCW

Rebecca Maloney talks about why she was inspired to launch this grass-roots effort to encourage people to commit random acts of kindness and caring.

The new Wenatchee Learns outreach center

The new Wenatchee Learns outreach center

Diana Haglund, Wenatchee Learns Coordinator, talks about the downtown office that is opening to involve businesses in local education.

Riding Wenatchee

Riding Wenatchee

Pros Eric Porter and Jon Kennedy, each representing a slew of brands for outdoor and cycling gear, rode trails at Ancient Lakes, the Sage Hills and Saddle Rock, as the North 40 crew filmed them.

Central Rocks Interview - Wilfred Woods

Central Rocks Interview - Wilfred Woods

Chairman Emeritus Wilfred Woods of the Wenatchee World newspaper visits Central Rocks. Wilfred's father, Rufus Woods, was an early proponent of the Grand Coulee Dam Project in central Washington. Wilf ran the Wenatchee paper for many decades - and developed an interest in the area's Ice Age Floods story. Recorded on July 9, 2013.

A conversation with Frank Desplancke

A conversation with Frank Desplancke

Capt. Frank Desplancke of the Salvation Army talks about the need for more local donations to help families in poverty this Christmas. Here's our chance to help out.

A conversation with WVC President Jim Richardson

A conversation with WVC President Jim Richardson

Richardson talks about some new initiatives at Wenatchee Valley College, including a new bachelor of science in nursing that is expected to be in place in the fall of 2014.

Lighthouse Ministry shines the light on homeless this week

Lighthouse Ministry shines the light on homeless this week

Bob Rogers of Lighthouse Ministry talks about their "Night in the Box" event on Friday, Dec. 6, in which local individuals will spend the night sleeping in cardboard boxes next to Wenatchee Avenue to better understand challenges faced by homeless individuals in our midst.

Aida Bound talks about the Hat Project

Aida Bound talks about the Hat Project

Aida Bound started a revolution in 2008 by encouraging seniors to make hats for low-income kids. It has spread all over North Central Washington and around the country.

This week's topic: The NCW Success Summit in Okanogan

This week's topic: The NCW Success Summit in Okanogan

Nancy Warner, the executive director of the Initiative for Rural Innovation and Stewardship, talks about the annual success summit that will draw more than 150 people on Wednesday, Nov. 20