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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…

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…

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. 

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. 

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.

WENATCHEE — Jennifer Witherbee, selected as the 2020 Apple Citizen of the Year, will serve the same role for the 2021 Apple Blossom Festival.

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).

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 — 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.

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.

The Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center embarks on a new decade by hosting a series of Community Listening Sessions.

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.

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.