WENATCHEE — Wenatchee School District’s award-winning Mariachi Huenachi, under the direction of Ramon Rivera and Eduardo Cortes, will travel to Fairbanks, Alaska, later this month to perform in the Encanto Northern Lights Concert.

CHELAN — For almost 10 days six people were stuck on a mountain north of Chelan, surrounded by snow and unable to get out without abandoning their equipment and vehicles.

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OMAK — Wenatchee Valley College Continuing Education, in partnership with Okanogan Conservation District, is offering wildfire preparedness classes for those who want to be better prepared for wildfires. Two classes will be offered this fall and students may attend one or both of the classes.

LEAVENWORTH — In the spirit of “Take care of your gear and it will take care of you!” Wenatchee River Institute (WRI) and Waste Loop are offering an Outdoor Gear Repair Café to connect people with broken and worn stuff with experienced, helpful people who like to fix stuff.

Serendipity sometimes plays a magical role in life — a fact that that Lena Paige knows as well as anyone. The North Central Washington native once spent seven years singing in Nashville before giving up on her dream of recording the country and western songs she and her mother have spent the…

WENATCHEE — Music Theatre of Wenatchee is getting downright creepy, spooky and ooky this Halloween season with a production of “The Addams Family” musical comedy.

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Workers attach trusses to the new Grace City church chapel being built along Melody Lane in Wenatchee on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019. Construction is expected to be finished next year on the 39,000 square feet of finished space with an estimated cost of $11.5 million. The church now meets at the Numerica Performing Arts Center in Wenatchee.

WENATCHEE — The Chelan County Commission unanimously approved a recreation plan Monday designed for the Squilchuck and Stemilt basins.

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WATERVILLE — Increasing community participation in Waterville town council decisions — that’s what Position 3 candidates Cody Preugschat and Joanne Fragner say their priority will be if elected. They’re vying to fill the seat of Jill Thompson, who’s running for Waterville mayor.

Wenatchee Wild hockey players joined community members as they paint names on the Town Toyota Center main ice rink of people they know who have been impacted by cancer Monday, Oct, 14, 2019. The finished work from the annual event will be displayed when the Wild begin a home stand on Wed., Oct. 23. And finish with the Pink in the Rink game on Sat., Oct. 26.

Kylee Boggs, Wenatchee, checks how light from an emitter shows through smoke from a smoke machine as she sets up for a haunted house at the Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center Monday, Oct. 14, 2019. 

In North Central Washington, roses are one of our favorite flowers because they are easy to grow during spring and summer. Winter weather patterns have changed how we provide fall and winter care for roses, but the basics are the same.

In North Central Washington, roses are one of our favorite flowers because they are easy to grow during spring and summer. Winter weather patterns have changed how we provide fall and winter care for roses, but the basics are the same.