It can be a chore to get your garden growing and looking just the way you like it. There are years when things go smoothly in the garden, but most gardeners will admit that those years are largely the exception, not the norm.
I had plenty of items, but nothing to wear. I was in my 20s, coming out of college with debt and a new job when I realized that most of my clothes didn’t fit very well and didn’t last very long. Shopping became a chore, full of buyer’s regret. Around this same time, I learned about the impac…
Common Ground Community Housing Trust is making strides in starting to address the need for affordable housing in the Wenatchee Valley, according to managing director Thom Nees.
WENATCHEE — The Washington State Apple Blossom Festival recently announced “Lovin’ Every Minute Of It,” as the theme for the 105th Apple Blossom Festival.
Affordable housing, or lack of, in the Wenatchee valley has been a common topic circulating throughout the community, local nonprofits and city leadership. Some NABURs took to NABUR to discuss their thoughts on affordable housing and provide potential solutions. You can weigh in on the conve…
This Saturday, our nation will celebrate and honor active duty military members and the sacrifices they make each day to preserve and afford the freedoms we so love.
Winton Manufacturing Composts Works is doing some interesting work developing a regional commercial compost program that allows farmers, restaurants, hotels and families to divert food and yard waste that would normally go to the landfill into nutrient-rich soil that can be used in gardens, …
Some NABURs have noticed new apartment complexes and housing developments cropping up in the Wenatchee Valley — and have taken to NABUR to chat about where, what, when, why and WHO the newest housing options are for, especially during a time when affordable housing is a shared community conc…
Too many veterans lose their lives to drug and alcohol addiction, whether because of health problems, suicide, or overdose. Veterans often battle these problems in silence and do not necessarily seek help.
Cashmere American Legion Auxiliary volunteers will distribute the familiar red handcrafted poppies honoring America’s veterans in Cashmere, May 19.
NABUR is a place for members to not only flag upcoming events or chat with reporters on the current going-ons in the community, but also share their thoughts on topics. One NABUR gave his two cents on banned books in public libraries. Check out what he and his NABURs said on the subject.
One NABUR was curious about what her other community members thought about light pollution in the Wenatchee Valley. Other NABURs jumped into the conversation and had a variety of opinions on why or why not well-lit streets are a good idea.
It’s rather startling to consider the positive impact made by the Community Foundation of North Central Washington on this region in supporting nonprofits, fostering a spirit of philanthropy and creating opportunities for those who have limited resources.
The long-time spring Wenatchee tradition, Apple Blossom Festival, kicks off on April 27 and will run through May 7. With a newsroom full of Wenatchee Valley transplants, one of our reporters was curious about which event was a favorite among locals.
A group of community organizations will be launching a recycling and composting effort on Sunday, April 30 at the Washington State Apple Blossom Festival Food Fair, with the support of local businesses and festival leaders. One of the strongest community values in our region is a sense of ca…
Chelan Douglas Regional Port Authority and other regional partners hired East Coast consulting firm BerryDunn to conduct a feasibility study for the proposed regional sports complex. BerryDunn will study both a centralized location and a series of decentralized locations. NABURs shared their…
EAST WENATCHEE — When Luciene Ott was an armorer for the U.S. Army Air Corps in World War II, he found ways to make plane-mounted guns prone to jams more reliable in combat when others couldn’t.
GRANDVIEW — Chase Reiff was born and raised in Sunnyside, but spent several of his teenage years in Yakima.
POLAND — When 2nd Lt. Sam Casey arrived at Torun base camp in October, he entered a world of transitioning chaos.
WENATCHEE — Jennifer Witherbee, selected as the 2020 Apple Citizen of the Year, will serve the same role for the 2021 Apple Blossom Festival.
LEAVENWORTH — Five students from Icicle River Middle School walked into the VEX Robotic State Championship tournament on March 7 as one of the least experienced teams, yet they managed to walk out with the Judges Award.
LEAVENWORTH — Cascade High School graduate Edith Miguel Santiago will wrap up a pivotal experience this month. For the past two months, she has served as intern for state Sen. Brad Hawkins (R-East Wenatchee).
WENATCHEE — Jennifer Witherbee has been named 2020 Apple Citizen of the Year.
WENATCHEE — They had eyes, ears, manes and tails, but instead of the typical brown, black or white, these horses were purple, yellow or green.
WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center will show the film “Albatross” as part of its Environmental Film and Speaker Series.
Students in grades 6-8 competed in the Math is Cool championships at Foothills Middle School on Feb. 7. Students from around North Central Washington competed in teams of four and the top team in each division qualified to move onto state competition in Moses Lake in May.
WENATCHEE — The following students were named to President’s List for fall quarter by earning a grade-point average of 4.0 in 12 or more college-level graded credits.
MOSES LAKE — One of only two refugees resettled in Grant County last year, 21-year-old Ukrainian-born Vitalii Kuzhel already thinks he’d like to spend the rest of his life in Moses Lake.
WENATCHEE — Wenatchee Valley Humane Society has been chosen from a competitive pool by The Jackson Galaxy Project to participate in the 2020 class of Cat Pawsitive, a life-saving initiative that introduces positive-reinforcement training to cats in shelters and rescues.
OLYMPIA — Five students from the Methow Valley traveled to Olympia on Feb. 10 to urge their state representatives to take action to solve the global climate crisis.
QUINCY — The Quincy Police Department will soon have a furry new addition to the force, a K-9 unit currently in training.
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The idea was to see Asia, a continent Susan Anabel had always wondered about. The people. The food. All of it.
Seniors watch the movie "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers" during the monthly Memories At The PAC program on Monday at the Numerica Performing Arts Center in Wenatchee.
I had two goals on my recent trip to Southern Italy.
KENNEWICK — As Larry Maltos stands at the window of his shop, a man walks up to peer inside.
RICHLAND — Over the last two years Kayla Barron of Richland has learned to fly a T-38 jet.
Museum hosts 17th Annual Martin Luther King Multicultural Fest | City will present Civil Rights and Social Justice Awards
WENATCHEE — Experience the many local cultural and heritage groups that make up the tapestry of our community at the annual Martin Luther King Multicultural Fest Jan. 18 at the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center.
The Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center embarks on a new decade by hosting a series of Community Listening Sessions.
THE COLOCKUM — An all-terrain vehicle stuffed with sacks of corn, bounces along a dirt road in the Colockum Wildlife Area, crests a hill and is greeted by a stunning, fog-filled sunrise.
Selection of the 2020 Washington State Apple Blossom Festival Royalty begins with the announcement of the 27 young women from the Wenatchee and Eastmont School Districts who will compete for a chance to be one of the 10 candidates who will then vie for the 101st royal court.
QUINCY — Mike Wallace’s animal agriculture class enters a new high school barn, the smell of feed and sod filling the air.
As busy as the holiday season can be, I always look forward to the quiet and hush of winter in nature. It’s a great time to get outside with your family and focus on something you might miss the rest of the year.
LEAVENWORTH — Professional wildlife tracker, naturalist, educator and author David Moskowitz is teaching a two-day class in February for those interested in learning the art.