A crew works Tuesday on what will become a picnic table shelter at Hale Park in Wenatchee near the Pipeline Pedestrian Bridge Tuesday. The Wenatchee City Council approved a contract to spend over $600,000 on park improvements that should be finished this fall.
By Connie Mehmel WSU Master Gardener of Chelan County
Compost made with livestock manure is an excellent soil amendment for vegetable gardens. Compost improves soil structure, provides nutrients and helps optimize soil pH. However, gardeners should be aware that cow and horse manure sometimes contains residues that can damage certain plants.
SEATTLE — A 10-ton monument to Confederate soldiers at Capitol Hill's Lake View Cemetery that has for years been frequently defaced amid calls for its removal was toppled over the Fourth of July weekend.
Larry Gleave Jr., Spokane, tries to set a rope around the legs of a steer during the first day of the Appleatchee 4th of July Weekend Roping competition Friday. The annual event has been bringing riders to the Wenatchee Valley for over 70 years.
WENATCHEE — Pedestrians won’t be allowed watch Saturday’s fireworks show from Walla Walla Point Park — which has attracted crowds of 10,000 for past Fourth of July celebrations — due to concerns over public health.
NCW — While Pacific Appraisal Associate's Real Estate Snapshot report — released mid-June — revealed that the number of year-over-year home sales were down 33% across the Wenatchee Valley in May, that wasn’t necessarily representative of every real estate agency in the region.