Ridding the valley of those thorns that puncture bike tires and wound dog paws
Breakdown in the Palisades
Where to turn when a fun adventure gets stalled in a cell phone dead zone
A BIRD IN THE LENS
Listen carefully to soft song of Say’s Phoebe
A mother's tale during COVID-19
How do we, as parents, come up for air during this time?
Yoga in the Yukon
The sun is well above the horizon and because it is July in the north, I know that it will light the sky until midnight.
VANQUISHING THE RESTLESSNESS
This is not a story about a magnificent new house with gorgeous views and impressive landscaping — you know, the kind The Good Life regularly features.
The tale of two recoveries
Victor Estrada was once a drug dealer. Now he calls himself a hope dealer.
Wenatchee author has aspirations, attitude and at last — Asperfell
Wenatchee teacher and author Jamie Thomas is a world builder.
Walking in Wenatchee
What? Her walk? Yes, and the sights and people she sees are soul-enriching
‘Once I built a railroad'
J.J. Hill and the Great Northern
Great Horned Owl is, well, grand indeed
Everyone seems to enjoy owls.
Social isolation in the time of Lone Ranger
I’ve been thinking about social isolation imposed by the coronavirus, and my reaction is probably not typical.
His world into art
Walking the wild side with pen and camera, a life-long naturalist turns
DON'T CRUSH IT, IT HAS GOOD BONES!
In April 2017, my husband, Roger and I sold our Wenatchee home and moved to Chelan so I could help caretake my mother.
Where to retire? The search goes on
48 hours to figure out if Palm Springs checks off the ‘musts’ on the list
THE WHEEL KEEPS ON TURNING
Tossing in his day job promoting the arts and returning to actually making art
Sweet joy of a child's first fish
The last weekend in April is one of the biggest events in state.
Picking up the violin
‘The violin is my job, it’s my hobby, it’s the way I volunteer...’
Hot water: Places where you get soaked
Whether it’s summer or the dead of winter, most people find the thought of a relaxing soak in a hot spring -- or just hot water, for that matter -- a happy place to go as they dream of a special getaway that will long be remembered. Fortunately, Washington state has several options to choose from.
At age 84, why in the world would I want to exercise?
As senior citizens, we are told by our doctors, children and friends that a program of regular exercise is very good for us.
Tom Potter's motto for life: LiVe iT!
‘Find things that test you, scare you, force you to commit fully, and do them. The results will be astounding.’
Sandhill Cranes: A life-changing experience
Everyone on the deck was gathering up gear to leave. Steve and I looked at each other and knew that we had seen something that moved us.
Riding rails in search of the Aurora
She was there for the view; did the young Asian couples had something else in mind?
Painting with Bentley
Having fun with our grandson — better than watching pancake art on YouTube
Kids in the snow
Learning goes both ways when school kids get fitted with snowshoes
Kasey Koski's real art? Art for everybody!
Kasey Koski’s creativity colors just about every domestic and professional move she makes, and over the years it’s moved her art from personal to studio-scale to public.
THOSE WHO WENT BEFORE
An axe murder, a captain lost at sea, a Puritan who arrived in 1631, an accused witch — oh the stories revealed in genealogy research
LST stage veteran treasures the teamwork and relishes the rich variety of roles
LOVE ON WHEELS
A long life of admiring and collecting cars and their memorabilia is displayed at Leo Miller’s Lake Chelan Auto Museum
Aging (gracefully) with dogs
Jim Brigleb, his wife Linda and their two babies — unconditional love in furry bodies.