Author: Kelli Scott

What’s happening? Your weekly events post

Happy Thursday and welcome to your weekly events roundup! This week, obviously, we’re making Independence Day plans. There are plenty of places to watch the sky light up this Fourth of July. Here are some of the Fourth events (and other fun stuff) we’re looking forward to: The AppleSox are at home tonight. There’ll be live […]

In search of fairies at Ohme Gardens

I am a stay-at-home mom this summer for the first time since my girls were babies. This new arrangement began in May. Ah yes, May. A glorious month. The children went to school each morning. I showered. Sat in coffee shops. Occasionally exercised. Made trips to Marshalls at 11 a.m. for absolutely no reason and […]

What’s happening? Your weekly events post

Happy Thursday! Read on for a list of fun things happening around town this weekend and beyond: Today at the Chelan Farmers Market, it’s the 7th Annual Great Zucchini Race! Build your racer at the Farmers Market and race it with friends, family, and neighbors. Everyone can participate, everyone’s a winner, and it’s completely FREE. The AppleSox […]

What’s happening? Your weekly events post

Looking for something fun to do this Father’s Day weekend and beyond? We have a few suggestions: The Wenatchee River Bluegrass Festival is this weekend in Cashmere. It’s family-friendly and a lot of fun. Friday night, come out to Lisa Bee’s for dinner and live music. The AppleSox begin a long home stretch on Saturday. Celebrate Father’s […]

What’s happening? Your weekly events post

Happy Thursday! Read on for our big list of local happenings. (Did we miss your event? Let us know and we’ll add it!) The Leavenworth Community Farmers Market returns for the season today! (The Wenatchee Valley Farmers Market is Saturday in the Pybus parking lot.) The AppleSox play at home tonight. Big fun in Leavenworth on Friday: […]

It takes a village to love a child

Kari DeMarco had long wanted to adopt a child. Her husband, Andy, wasn’t on board. “He’d say, ‘Let’s just try not to screw up the two we already have.’” The DeMarcos’ two biological children, a boy and girl who are now grown, were still very young at the time, more than a decade ago. Life was busy for […]