What’s happening? Your weekly events post

Happy Friday! Here are a few fun happenings we’re looking forward to this weekend and beyond: This evening, Ohme Gardens is hosting an outdoors screening of “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World.” An Australia-themed program featuring the didgeridoo is coming to several North Central Regional Library branches in August. The Burke Museum will make its second […]

Memories of the fire

Each evening when the wind picks up, I get nervous. It’s fire season after all, and on this side of the mountains, conditions always seem ripe for a blaze. A broken-down car, a tossed cigarette, a lightning strike. And then the summer wind carries it. Pretty quickly it threatens homes and causes evacuations, gathering in […]

Nature photography for kids

Sometimes technology can take over kids’ lives to the point where they don’t get enough healthy nature connection. Through nature photography, we can harness that obsession with gadgets and pair it with a natural fascination with the more-than-human world. And while having a quality camera can definitely give a leg up, any old camera phone […]

Back-To-Church Sunday

It’s August, which means parents’ minds are turning again to school supplies and sports schedules. While you’re busy making your family’s plans for the upcoming school year, I wanted to give you a heads up about an event happening next month. On Sunday, Sept. 8, St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Wenatchee is hosting Back-To-Church Sunday, […]

What’s happening? Your weekly events post

Happy Friday! Here are a few fun happenings we’re looking forward to this weekend and beyond: Today, head to downtown Wenatchee for the annual Summer Sidewalk Sale. Big savings and a lot of fun. Tonight, Wenatchee Parks and Rec presents a free, family-friendly evening of music at Centennial Park. (Right behind the park, the Wenatchee Valley […]

The NCW Fair returns Aug. 22

It’s that time again! The NCW Fair in Waterville is just a few weeks away and we want to give you the low down on must sees and must dos. (Psst… read on to find out how you can WIN four tickets to the fair!) The countdown to the 130th annual NCW Fair has begun. […]