NCW — Washington will have a free state parks day on Aug. 25. It is one of three remaining free state park days left this year, according to a Washington State Parks news release. The other two will be on Sept. 28 and Nov. 11. The state agency is required to provide 12 free days […]

EAST WENATCHEE — The Eastmont Metropolitan Park District and the Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance have initiated plans to install a pump track at Eastmont Community Park, according to an Aug. 2 news release. Pump tracks are designed to allow riders of all ages and skill levels to travel thro…

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services will host a Doggie Paddle Swim on Aug. 17 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Wenatchee City Pool, 220 Fuller St. Handlers 16 years and older are invited to bring up to two dogs to swim and play. Only canines will be allowed in the pool […]

WENATCHEE — Starting this winter, Mission Ridge Ski & Board season passholders will have discounted access to the slopes of 19 other ski destinations in four countries. It’s part of the Powder Alliance, a reciprocal pass program that Mission Ridge just joined, according to a recent press…

WENATCHEE — The 2019 Walk to End Alzheimer’s North Central Washington will be held on Sept. 21 beginning at Pybus Market in Wenatchee. The Alzheimer’s Association walk is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Registration begins at…

EAST WENATCHEE — Run with the Cops, a 5k fun run/walk, will bring together the community and local law enforcement officers for a fundraiser for Washington Special Olympics on July 13. The run/walk will start and finish at the Fred Meyer parking lot. There will also be a 2k for kids. The eve…

NCW — The Columbia River remains closed for salmon fishing due to poor return numbers. The Columbia River continues to be closed for summer Chinook and sockeye salmon fishing, according to a state Department of Fish and Wildlife news release. Areas on the Columbia River above Priest Rapids D…

EAST WENATCHEE — The Run with the Cops 5K fundraiser for the Special Olympics Washington will take place July 13 at Fred Meyer in East Wenatchee. Registration opens at 7 p.m. and the race will start at 8 p.m. Adult pre-registration is $25 or $35 day of run. One child registration 10 years an…

EAST WENATCHEE — Are you interested in aviation and some high-flying fun? Pangborn Memorial Airport will host Aviation Day 2019 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 1. The festivities will include aircraft displays featuring the the World War II B-25 bomber “Grumpy,” Miss Veedol, airplane and helicopt…

CHELAN — The Lake Chelan Senior Men’s Golf Club is seeking golfers of all skill levels age 55 and over to play on Wednesdays at the Lake Chelan Golf Course between April and October. The club will assist new golfers to establish and maintain official regulation handicaps, and club members ho…

WENATCHEE — The Chelan-Douglas Land Trust recently acquired 1,396 acres in northern Douglas County for the purpose of conserving shrub-steppe and wetland habitats. Spiva Butte Nature Preserve is home to several sensitive species of plants, wildlife and birds. Most notably, the preserve provi…

WENATCHEE — Celebrate the start of the winter outdoor sports season with the Mission Ridge Volunteer Ski Patrol’s annual fundraising event at 7 p.m. Nov. 16 at the Wenatchee Convention Center in the Orchard Exhibit Hall. Doors open at 6 p.m. Warren Miller’s 69th film “Face of Winter” will be…

NCW — All federal parks, national forests and recreation areas can be accessed for free to fourth-graders and their families who get a Every Kid in a Park pass. Kids currently attending fourth grade can log onto everykidinapark.gov and complete a fun educational activity which will allow the…

EAST WENATCHEE —The Wenatchee Sportsmen’s Association will host the North Central Washington Youth Hunting and Fishing Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 29 at the North Central Washington Gun Club, 2710 Gun Club Road. Activities will include firearm safety, hunter education, habitat conservat…

WENATCHEE — SAGE (Safety-Advocacy-Growth-Empowerment) is hosting its inaugural “When I Grow Up” 5K Fun Run/Walk on Sept. 29. The event starts at 10 a.m. from Pybus Market. Costumes are encouraged. Registration is $25 per individual or $40 for a family of four. Registration packages are also …

WENATCHEE — United Way of North Central Washington will host the Confluence Health Color Rush Fun Run on Sept. 16 at 8 a.m. The family-friendly 5k run is designed for all ages and all abilities to walk, dance, run or roll along the Apple Capital Loop Trail starting at Pybus Market. Along the…

EAST WENATCHEE — Eastmont Parks & Recreation has planned several activities in the coming months. Two class sessions in art techniques throughout history will be held on Tuesdays with the first session Oct. 4-25 and the second session Nov. 1-29. Classes are for ages 8-12 and will be held…

EAST WENATCHEE — Goodfellow Bros. will host its Charity Golf Classic on Sept. 21 at the Wenatchee Golf & Country Club in East Wenatchee. The inaugural Classic will be a four-person scramble on the 18-hole course. The event will also include putting and target contests, hole-in-one compet…

CHELAN — The 46th annual Lake Chelan Sailing Regatta will be held Sept. 8-9. The event, organized by the Lake Chelan Sailing Association, is open to all sailboats and sailors of all skill levels. Classes will include one design and Portsmouth. This year’s regatta will also include the Bainbr…

OLYMPIA — The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will offer a special “free day” entrance to state parks on Aug. 25 to commemorate the National Park System’s 102nd anniversary. During “free days,” day-use visitors are not required to display the Discover Pass to visit a state p…

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee Parks & Recreation will host a Doggie Paddle Swim on Aug. 18 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Wenatchee City Pool, 220 Fuller St. Handlers 16 years and older are invited to bring up to two dogs to swim and play. Only canines will be allowed in the pool during this […]

EAST WENATCHEE — Are you looking for something fun to do this fall? Eastmont Parks & Recreation is taking registrations for two new adult leagues. Teams are being formed for a coed adult kickball league with recreational and competitive divisions. The fee is $20 per player. Registration …

NCW — May 5 is national Free Comic Book Day, and several North Central Regional Library locations will be handing out free comics, an annual event  that happens on the first Saturday of May since 2002. Participating libraries will include Cashmere, Chelan, Twisp, Oroville, Republic, George, …

Friends of the Wenatchee Public Library will hold a book sale from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 12 at Pybus Market.

WENATCHEE — Hot Rodzz Espresso kicks off the cruisin’ season with its third annual Spring Opener Show and Shine Car & Cycle Show April 14 at Pybus Public Market. The show will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. An awards presentation will begin at 3 p.m. Lots of activities will be held throu…

This year’s North Cascades Bank sponsored Easter Egg Hunt drew a good crowd of children and adults to Pioneer Park March 31.

OLYMPIA — Washington State high school juniors and seniors with an interest in law enforcement as a career will have an opportunity to spend a week this summer learning about the roles and job opportunities within law enforcement. Applications are currently being accepted for the 41st Annual…

OLYMPIA — The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission has announced job openings for hundreds of seasonal park aides to help operate state parks during the 2018 summer season. Each summer, State Parks employs 400 park aides and 45 senior park aides to work the busy season, which run…

WENATCHEE — Trails in Motion, an international trail running film festival, will be presented at 7 p.m. March 29 at the Numerica Performing Arts Center in Wenatchee. The film festival brings the finest trail running and ultrarunning films to Wenatchee as part of its 2018 tour. The line-up wi…

EAST WENATCHEE — Are you looking for something fun to do this spring? The deadline is almost here to register for Eastmont Parks & Recreation’s Ultimate Frisbee league. This competitive co-ed league is open to all skill levels. Basic instruction and an introduction to Ultimate Frisbee wi…

NCW — The March 30 deadline is nearing to enter the North Central Washington Audubon Society Bird Photography Contest for 2018. Regional photographers are encouraged to submit their best photos of Pacific Northwest birds. Participants must reside in Chelan, Douglas, Okanogan or Ferry countie…

WENATCHEE — The Special Olympics Winter Games are coming to North Central Washington March 2-4. The Winter Games brings together athletes and unified partners from throughout the state for the culminating winter season competition to be held in Wenatchee and in Leavenworth. Competition, Marc…

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee AppleSox baseball organization has announced its schedule for the team’s 19th season. The 59-game schedule features 54 West Coast League matchups and five non-league games, with one on the road, throughout June, July and August. The calendar features 31 home dates, …

WENATCHEE — Confluence Health and RunWenatchee are hosting the Heart Breaker 5K Fun Run beginning at 9 a.m. Feb. 24. The course of the timed run will be on the Loop Trail, from just outside Pybus Market to Walla Walla Point Park and back. There will be one aid station along the course with water […]

WENATCHEE — The annual Wenatchee Valley Sportsmen Show is coming to the Town Toyota Center this weekend. The show will take place Feb. 23-25 and will be packed with attractions and demonstrations. Activities will include a fly tying theater, big game trophy antler display, hunting and fishin…

WENATCHEE — Numerica Credit Union will once again present the fourth annual Rails & Ales event on Orondo Avenue in downtown Wenatchee at 5 p.m. Feb. 16. Mission Ridge Ski & Board Resort will deliver truckloads of fresh snow to the heart of downtown Wenatchee for the family-friendly e…

Wenatchee Valley Erratics Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute will hold its next meeting at 7 p.m. Feb. 13 at the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center, 127 S. Mission St.

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Area Genealogical Society will hold its next monthly meeting from 2 to 4 p.m. Feb. 12 at the Douglas County PUD Auditorium, 1151 Valley Mall Parkway, East Wenatchee. WAGS member Jim Tarbert will present the program on how to transition from genealogy researching to …

The 20th Annual Friends of the NCW Fair Crab and Prime Rib Dinner and Auction is coming up March 10 at the NCW Fair Community Hall. The event is the fair’s largest fundraiser of the year and proceeds will benefit the Friends of the Fair Fund, which goes to capital improvement projects at the…

WENATCHEE — It’s time to start planning summer fun! The NCW Summer Camp Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 10 at Pybus Market. Over 20 organizations will be on hand to provide information about a variety of summer programs available in North Central Washington, answer questions an…

WENATCHEE — Looking for some old-fashioned family fun? Pacific Crest Church is hosting another monthly game night at Pybus Market from 7 to 9 p.m. Jan. 26. The evening’s activities will include board games, card games or any games you would like to bring from home. It is open to all ages and…

A significant snowfall Jan. 11 made for a solid opening of the Badger Mountain Ski Hill on the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend.

EAST WENATCHEE — Eastmont Parks & Recreation has planned several activities in the coming months. Two class sessions in art techniques will be held on Tuesdays with the first session from Feb. 6-27, and the second session from March 6-27. The classes are for ages 8-12 and will be held fr…

The Waterville Lions Club is hoping to open the Badger Mountain Ski Hill on the upcoming Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend, but more snow is needed.

OLYMPIA — The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will offer the second of its “free days” for 2018 during Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Jan 15. During “free days,” visitors are not required to display the Discover Pass to visit a state park. “Free days” are in keeping with legi…

OLYMPIA — Washington State Parks will celebrate New Year’s Day with “First Day Hikes” in parks all over the state. The Jan. 1 event coincides with State Parks “Free Day,” when visitors are not required to display a Discover Pass on their vehicles to have park access. In Okanogan/Douglas coun…

People old and young, big and small, tall and short all came together at Eastmont Community Park Oct. 5-8 for the 15th annual Wings & Wheels Festival presented by Town Toyota.

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