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Why edible rainbows have taken over the Internet

Dorothy could. But social media cannot get over the rainbow, at least when it comes to food: We’re seeing more and more of the color spectrum in our cakes, cookies and even coffee. In March, a Brooklyn shop selling rainbow bagels reported waits of four hours to get its neon creations. And last month, a polychromatic grilled cheese lit up the Internet. That grown-ups have an appetite for nostalgic kid cuisine is nothing new; but lately, it’s as if Funfetti is a virus, and nothing edible is immune.
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When spring is the season and a crust is the canvas; recipe

One of my favorite convenience ingredients that I always have on hand in the freezer is whole-grain pizza dough. Most grocery stores carry it nowadays, and many local pizzerias will sell you a ball of their dough. I consider it a staple because — way beyond just a vehicle for red sauce and piles of cheese — a pizza crust can be a blank canvas for all sorts of fun, creative and healthful combinations that reflect any season of the year.
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Washington Syrah still shines

As interest in Syrah (and Shiraz, as it’s called in Australia) has diminished the past few years, Washington Syrah continues to hold steady and even increase.

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Brand it Blue Day features local food drive

WENATCHEE — Express Employment Professionals is collecting non-perishable food items for Brand it Blue Day, June 11, at its office, 411 N. Chelan Ave., Suite B.

CVCH Wenatchee clinic closed for parade

WENATCHEE — Columbia Valley Community Health’s Wenatchee clinic, including Dental and Wenatchee Express Care, will be closed Saturday for the Apple Blossom Grand Parade.
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DECA club competes in international event

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Wenatchee High School DECA club member ended the year on a high note while competing in the International Career Development Conference in Nashville, Tennessee, last week.

Fundraising campaign raises money for new EMS vehicle

CHELAN — The Lake Chelan Community Hospital Foundation was recently able to purchase a new emergency medical services vehicle due to community contributions to its 2015 year-end annual giving campaign.

Local students named as scholarship recipients

NCW — Hamilton Youth Foundation of Washington Tractor has named its scholarship recipients for 2016: Drew Carleton, Neil Carleton and Jana Russell, Manson; Amber Duke, Okanogan; Callie Barker, Samantha Keller and Jenna Valentine, Oroville; Derek Robinson, Pateros; and Corrina Karrer, Tonasket.

FBLA members qualify for national competition

WENATCHEE — Members of the Wenatchee High School FBLA club competed in the state leadership conference April 20-23 in Spokane. Students placing within the top five of their categories qualified for the national competition to be held in June.

WHS students compete in forestry contest

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee High School students participated in the Stevens County Forestry Contest April 13 at Douglas Falls Grange Park in Colville.