Short hikes on the long PCT
Other than some extreme sports, one of the most agreed-upon measures of athletic physical endurance is hiking the Pacific Crest Trail.
Fabulous feet: ‘We're just dancing for the love of dance right now'
Editor’s note: At our deadline, COVID-19 restrictions were reinstated and the studio is again temporarily closed.
If you're in, you win:Rules of the roundabout
Western Avenue was the freeway of my youth — a straight, uninterrupted stretch of road one mile west of my hometown’s main drag.
Edible Yule tree: Please eat the ornaments
Holidays bring visions of sugar in all forms, but I was bound and determined to figure out a way to cut the calories and still have fun.
What's it worth?
The question is easy to ask, but for art appraiser Jerry goroski, the answer takes some work
An artisan creating comforts for body and soul
As autumn days grow darker and colder, many of us pine for summer, just like Shawna Villalvazo.
ODE TO LIVE MUSIC
Remembering a time before the music stopped
Okandogs: Rescuing dogs — and now, feeding starving cattle
Tom and Jan Short have a wonderful home in Cashmere, right on the Wenatchee River.
Werner Janssen writes about the intriguing life of Harriet Bullitt
When I retired as manager of Holden Village after 20 years of being involved in the development of the facility and community, our family moved to Leavenworth, which had become an unofficial next-step community for numerous individuals and families leaving Holden after serving as employees or volunteers.
I'm in luck: A Horned Lark in full display
I saw my first Horned Lark when I visited the Columbia Wildlife Refuge with a friend many years ago.
THE ATHLETIC LIFE High elevation adventures with Peter Graf — a man on the run
I had heard that Pete Graf runs all over the place, up high mountain peaks (that I have hiked and they are steep) and that he can run for hours.
Riding the wind
Perhaps you have looked up in the sky during the spring, summer or fall months and seen colorful balloon looking specks in the sky.
Doing good for others, then and now
Over 100 years ago, America was experiencing similar things, the Spanish Flu and the First World War.
Four seasons add spice to our lives
When we moved from the west side of the state in 2016 after living in Seattle for over 60 years, we were (and still are) asked the same question by people on both sides of the mountains, “Why did you move to Wenatchee?”
Designer has the feel for space
Diana Hoyt, the interior stylist with Deep Water Home & Electronics, designed much of the Carlisle Classic Builders entry in the 2020 virtual Home Tour (see related story).
BREAKINGIN A NEW KNEE
When the pain becomes too much, going under a knife is the option
Grandparents answer the School Bell
The pandemic has thrust some families together, with parents working from home and kids learning remotely, using a dining room or kitchen nook as a makeshift classroom.
Look quickly, a Chukar won't linger for long
Your word of the month is “gallinaceous.”
The West called and Guy Waring answered
From Boston he came, again and again and again, until the end
‘We have always loved Mexico'
Friends and family said, “Why Mexico? Aren’t you afraid of crime and the food?”
Mothers, daughters, mountains and dirt
We stepped onto a trail, one after the other, until all seven of us stood on that flat dusty ribbon.
Got beautiful nature photos?
From the ridge tops to the valley bottom, Chelan County provides residents and visitors alike with a spectacular place to live, work and play.
Community members reimagine and reenergize Greater Leavenworth Museum
A yard is a terrible thing to waste
But going from grass to blooms involves heavy digging
Hoping for hops: Shade and a cold beer
I have always prided myself in being a life-long learner. I push myself to keep trying new things.
Barging down a French canal
Not too long ago — before the COVID-19 travel restrictions — some of our friends, who had travelled the world extensively, were planning a trip to France for three weeks.
A tiny challenge Just for the LOVE of it At Home
The last thing I needed was another house — even if it was just a tiny house.
The FIRE this time
‘Be prepared plan’ softened panic, but still, time was wasted on non-essentials
THE BEST VIEWS COME AFTER THE TOUGHEST CLIMBS
Though there are no certainties in life, you can always count on the mountains to offer peace, beauty and space for thought.
Surfing on Lake Chelan?!
Technology brings beach sport to wave-less inland lakes