Fall is a great time for kids to experience salmon

As you read this, thousands of salmon are swimming up the Columbia River, trying to make it home to North Central Washington. I talked to our friends at Cascade Columbia Fisheries Enhancement Group (CCFEG), a local group that works to improve conditions for native fish, about fun ways kids can get out, experiencing this amazing migration […]

What’s happening? Your weekly events post

Looking for something fun to do? Read on for a few suggestions: The interactive dinosaur show, Jurassic Quest, comes to the Town Toyota Center this weekend. The Wenatchee River Salmon Festival’s Free Family Day is Saturday. Also Saturday, Columbia Valley Brewing, Badger Mountain Brewing and Wenatchee Valley Brewing are joining forces for Wenatchee’s very first Oktoberfest. The Wenatchee […]

The power of role models

I want to share a little bit about my experience working as a Mentor Coordinator at the YMCA. So far I have had the privilege to meet some amazing kids and generous mentors. One match that really stands out in my mind is Ed and Tyson. Ed is a retired teacher who knows how to […]

Restoring energy, managing stress

Our energy is a valuable resource. It can be zapped away if we don’t manage or take steps to fill our energy back up. I’m the mom of a toddler and I recently went back to work, so I’ve been feeling the energy drain lately. So many people require my time and energy now. I […]

What’s happening? Your weekly events post

Looking for something fun to do? Read on for a few suggestions: Today and tomorrow, it’s the annual Fiestas Mexicanas, a huge, family-friendly party with live music in Wenatchee’s Lincoln Park. Get a sitter tonight and come down to RadarStation on Wenatchee Avenue for a screening of “The Goonies”. The gallery will serve beer, wine and […]

Judge Ferrera was ‘made for this position’

The picture on the front page of the paper that morning caught my attention. It was Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, and there on the cover of The Wenatchee World was the image of a woman dressed in a long, black judge’s robe, smiling, her two young daughters wrapped up in her arms and her husband […]