Animal stories!


Wenatchee naturalist and educator Susan Ballinger will present special animal-themed children’s story times at several North Central Regional Library branches this month. The focus of her story times will be “Meet your neighborhood mammals” and will include reading aloud, puppets, finger-play and hands-on education with skulls, horns and animal tracks. Ballinger, representing the Chelan-Douglas Land […]

What’s happening? Your weekly events post

08/24/2016 World photo/Mike Bonnicksen
Hans Tonseth, 9 of Waterville, at left and his brother Timothy, 6, bring their goats into the NCW Fairgrounds in Waterville on Wednesday. The NCW Fair opens Thursday and runs through Sunday.

Looking for something fun to do? Here are a few events happening locally in the next week. Want more? Go to Get a sitter… The Wenatchee Wine and Food Festival returns to the Town Toyota Center on Saturday night. The price of admission gets you wines from all the very best local wineries, local craft beers, and decadent foods prepared by […]

5 fun things


Here are five things that are making me happy this week. (It doesn’t take much.) This delicate silver bracelet at Balsamroot Boutique at Pybus. It’s handmade by Sherry Trummel-Schauls and makes any outfit just a little sweeter. The flower stand on Springwater Avenue in Wenatchee, just west of Lewis and Clark Elementary School. What’s happier than a big, beautiful bouquet of […]

Have a wonderful weekend!


You guys, I got nothing. I’m at the end of a crazy, busy, fun family vacation week, so I don’t have any good links to pass along to you today. It’s been all family bonding, all the time this week. And it’s been great. Really. Although I did say to my husband the other day how […]

What’s happening? Your weekly events post


Looking for something fun to do? Here are just a few events happening locally in the next week. Want more? Go to It’s the end of summer party today at the Wenatchee Public Library. Stage Teens is putting on a show: “Thoroughly Modern Millie, Jr.” opens tonight at the Riverside Playhouse. Wenatchee Valley Mall is hosting […]

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