Alatheia Riding Center improves lives


Have you heard of this unique place we have in our valley? Alatheia is a center that offers therapeutic horse riding. It is a member of the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International and The Norwegian Fjord Horse Registry. The goals are geared towards independence in life skills. It is a non-profit center and with […]

Halloween Fun in NCW

10/31/2015 World photo/Mike Bonnicksen
Caffe Mela employee Chaz McClaine hands out candy to trick-or-treaters attending Trick-or-Treat on The Avenue in Wenatchee.

Still conjuring up your family’s Halloween plans? Read on for our full list of spooky haunts, trick-or-treating hot spots, freaky film screenings and more. Know of an event that should be on this list? Email me: Wenatchee “Rocky Horror Picture Show” at the PAC: midnight Oct. 28, Numerica Performing Arts Center, $3, Story time at […]

Have a lovely weekend.

NEW YORK - OCTOBER 13:  Singer/songwriter couple Carly Simon and James Taylor pose for a portrait session at the their home on October 13, 1971 in New York City, New York. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)

What are you guys doing this weekend? I’m heading to Chicago for a conference for a few days. This trip is going to be awesome. On top of all the neat career-building stuff I’ll do out there, I will get to sleep in a fluffy hotel bed without a toddler bottom pressing against my back. (I’m going to miss that soggy […]

What’s happening? Your weekly events post

0/24/2013 World photo/Mike Bonnicksen
Briana Jensen, 14, paints on a mural that was designed and painted by the members of the City of Wenatchee’s Special Needs Social Program. The mural on the east side of the handball courts at Walla Walla Point Park is part of a Make a Difference Day service project.

Looking for something fun to do? Here are a few events happening locally in the next week. Want more? Go to Want Halloween events? Check back here on Monday, when we’ll post our big list of all-things Halloween! But for now… Tonight, paint your own autumn-inspired wooden sign at Inspirations Ceramic and Art Cafe. Also […]

Life transitions


Who else has had a difficult time transitioning out of the baby bearing stage of life?  I am having a really hard time with the thought of never being pregnant, feeling a baby kick inside of me, going into labor, and the excitement and euphoric release of the love hormones that come when you hold […]

Warm coats, warm hearts


I moved to the Wenatchee Valley this time of year six years ago from Colorado. It was a cold, snowy winter and I vividly remember driving my daughter to school and seeing kids walking with no coats on. At first I thought it was odd, then I realized that these kids didn’t have coats. My […]

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