Fact or fiction — hummm... you decide
Sage Thrasher — Their song goes on and on
In the summer, Sage Thrashers visit the shrub-steppe communities of north-central Washington.
Sure, they’re so cute, but pooping under the deck?
Kicked! The recovery
Finding meaning as the healing begins
In this challenge, cyclists ascend the same amount of elevation as one would by climbing Mount Everest from sea level — in one continuous go
Dinner at a distance
Weighing the guidelines when hosting friends to a BBQ during the pandemic
COVID-19 halts 9/11 ceremony in Cashmere
The 9/11 Spirit of America Memorial Foundation Board has announced the cancelation of the September 11, 2020 event due to current COVID-19 health requirements.
Julie's excellent urban adventure
Along with my husband Juan, I’ve participated in marathons on all seven continents. I was an avid runner. I describe myself as a “late-in-life” athlete as I didn’t take up distance running until my mid-40s.
Riding the Lady Cat to Stehekin
Experiences have become our family’s new preference when it comes to gift-giving.
Lawn gone, now garden of eatin'
While some of us spent this spring devouring YouTube videos, watching Netflix non-stop and doing far too much online shopping and eating, Danielle and Frank Harris found a way to get outside, get lots of exercise and build something for the future.
A perfect day for a horseback ride explodes into a backcountry emergency
Escape to the mountains
My name is Kristen McCamey and I am a Wenatchee local.
Chief Harmelt believed white man's promises
“I did not come here to lie to anybody. I have come here with a true, honest heart. I would like to have you listen to what I have to say. You can’t make me believe that all white men are rascals.”
Chasing the Milky Way... and a comet
A passion that can’t be pursued in the big cities
Black-headed Grosbeak — is that a drunken Robin?
That’s no Robin — it’s a Black-headed Grosbeak. What a great find.
It's a project
When house hunting intentions were upset by love, these new owners got to work
The not-so-secret lives of bees
Blame it on Mexico. Back in 1999, during a retreat in a Benedictine abbey in Mexico, East Wenatchee’s Michael McNiel’s duties included tending to the monastery’s bees, and he got stung.
Why two retired apple growers sail
I grew up in northern Vermont. Spent lots of time on lovely lakes, but never sailed.
The Fryingpan Fifty
How many wildflowers can be seen on a stroll at Mount rainier? Let’s count among a rainbow of colors
THE ATHLETIC LIFE
Caden Stockwell: ‘every race is challenging because everyone has that hunger to win, not just you’
Sailing in the time of COVID-19
Editor’s note: In the March 2018 issue, Sharon Podlich wrote about how she and her husband, Chuck, retired from growing apples in Orondo, bought a 44-foot sailboat they named Top Cider, and went on a sailing adventure off of Baja, Mexico. They have continued sailing the past two winters.
My first experience in apple packing and changes in the Washington apple industry
Harnessing the wind at Wild Horse
A long-held wish to visit the wind farm finally turns into a wind-chill reality
A reluctant pickleball champion
Ex-Chelan resident once said: ‘There’s no way I’m going to play that rinky-dink, backyard sport’
Two doves: One native, one an intruder
We have two types of doves in north-central Washington: Mourning Dove and Eurasian Collared-Dove.
Flipping over Zambia
Kayaking in a boiling river, just downstream from one of the 7 wonders of the world
South Korea? Let's do it
Great timing for an island wedding, Korean mermaids and a taste of the sea
Leyton's Crazy World
12-year-old has YouTube channel: ‘Making people laugh and smile is my favorite thing’
Steam boat captains – rock stars of the upper Columbia
THOSE WERE THE DAYS
One father, one dad, different men
The questions raised by a DNA test still linger on this Father’s Day