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The Community Foundation of NCW is partnering with Pybus University for a special presentation, “Do Well by Doing Good: The Multifarious Benefits of Altruism” on Tuesday, October 25 at 7:00 p.m. at the LocalTel Center in Pybus Market. Drawing upon recent scientific evidence, this presentation will...

SMaRT Center sorting line Photo Courtesy of Waste Management
Recycling is a real struggle that many do not want to bother with. And yes, it sure does take an effort. Then again, many things in our life, actually in our world, are out of our control. Nonetheless, recycling and taking care of our planet is not. At least not on an individual level. We have a...
2022 Grand Parade participants (Not in parade order at press time) Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Medical Lake High School Band Ilwaco High School Band Chimacum High School Band Wahluke High School Band   Squalicum High School Band Cascade High School Band Meridan Marching...
The Cashmere Library is working with Lisa Rosales and the Opportunities Industrialization Center of Washington team, we are having a Big Community Outreach Resource Fair on Thursday, September 15 from 2- 6 p.m. at the Cashmere Library, 300 Woodring St. Everyone is welcome. The Mobile Food Pantry...
State Senator Brad Hawkins, who has been serving District 12 as a senator since 2017 and was re-elected in 2020, has been enjoying a summer in the Wenatchee Valley with his family. Hawkins first served in state government in the Washington State House of Representatives from 2013 to 2017. Hawkins...

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Gene Parker was in Leavenworth for his 60th high school reunion last weekend and dropped by Leavenworth National Fish Hatchery to see if any of his original artwork was still here after 60 years. “Well” he laughed, “not exactly what you’d call art.  But around 1962 I painted the numbers on the...
The Upper Valley Christian School in Leavenworth hosted a school-wide expo on May 20th that show-cased work done by students Pre K through high school during spring quarter. A large number of parents and friends were on hand to enjoy exhibits featuring historical figures, countries, robotics, art,...
Cashmere- Kick start your bluegrass summer with the Annual Wenatchee River Bluegrass Festival (WRBF), June 17th, 18th and 19th, featuring superstar bluegrass bands that will put the kick in your bluegrass start.  The extraordinary line up goes like this…. Appalachian Roadshow, "seeks to honor the...

Photo by Pamela Nelle. Empty Bowls Committee, soup donors and volunteers gather for a group photo.
Over 200 people gathered on May 19 to enjoy an outdoor Soup Supper in support of Upper Valley Empty Bowls and the Community Cupboard food bank. The Soup Supper marked the return to the much-loved UV Empty Bowls event, which has been on hold for the past two years. Despite COVID uncertainty early in...
Discover the region’s foremothers when pioneer and Indigenous women gather on stage to explore the settling of Central Washington. Three years in the making, Unsettled begins in the 1800’s and blazes a trail between past and present with a wide variety of original art forms presented by creative,...

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