Mended Hearts support group meets Nov. 5

WENATCHEE — Greater Wenatchee Mended Hearts Chapter 91 will meet from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 5 at Confluence Health/Central Washington Hospital, conference rooms F and G on the ground floor. Dr. Rachel Lundgren, vascular surgeon with Confluence Health, will present a program on “Varicose Veins and Complications.” The meeting is free and open to the public. For more information,...
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Festival of Trees set for Nov. 15-18

WENATCHEE — It’s almost time for the 2018 Numerica Festival of Trees Nov. 15-18. This year’s event will take place at the Numerica Performing Arts Center and the Wenatchee Convention Center Ballroom. The four-day weekend of fun and festivities is the PAC’s annual fundraiser and also the community kick-off to the holiday season. Beautifully decorated grand Christmas trees will...
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Writing challenge during November

WENATCHEE — November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) and all writers are invited to participate. NaNoWriMo is a fun approach to creative writing that is part writing boot camp and part social event. The event challenges participants to write 50,000 words — the length of a short novel — from Nov. 1-30. NaNoWriMo is the largest writing event in the world and this year over...
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Women in Agriculture conference this Saturday

NCW — It’s almost time for this year’s Women in Agriculture Conference to be held Oct. 27. The conference will offer women in Washington, Idaho, Oregon, Montana and Alaska a unique opportunity to gather in 34 different locations for a one-day event featuring knowledgeable speakers, inspiring stories, networking with other producers and practical advice for learning new...
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Pybus holding Halloween costume contest

WENATCHEE — The sixth annual Pybus Halloween Costume Contest will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. Oct. 31 in the LocalTel Event Center. Registration begins at 5 p.m. in the Pybus concourse with judging at 5:15 p.m. in the event center. Prizes will be given in age divisions of up to 2 years, 3-7, and 8-12. There will also be a special division for three or more family members. There is no cost...
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IRIS | Fish Management Water Tool lauded for environmental stewardship

  By Meaghan Vibbert Douglas County PUD This is the sixth in a series of eight stories featured ahead of the ninth annual NCW Community Success Summit, which IRIS (Initiative for Rural Innovation & Stewardship) is convening in Pateros on Nov. 15. This year’s event, “Pateros Strong,” will celebrate stories about our environment, community, and economy that are helping to...
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Lucky Break Boys at Pybus

WENATCHEE — The Lucky Break Boys return for another Friday Night Music event at Pybus Market from 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 26. Jeff Heminger and Bill Dobbins play and sing a mix of bluegrass, folk, old-time standards, some fiddle tunes, and some newer old stuff for variety. For more information, visit pybusmarket.org or luckybreakboys.com.
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Wenatchee store hosts Halloween Comic Fest

WENATCHEE — If you love comic book classics, Galaxy Comics in Wenatchee is the place to be for its 7th annual Halloween Comic Fest. Free comic books will be given away from noon to 4 p.m. Oct. 27 and then again from noon to 5:30 p.m. on Halloween. Everyone who visits the store those days will receive a free comic from a selection including special Halloween issues of...
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‘Make a Difference’ on Oct. 27

WENATCHEE — Make a Difference Day, a national day of service, will be held throughout the Wenatchee Valley on Oct. 27. The all-encompassing national event is dedicated to helping others in the community through various service projects. Everyone is welcome to be a part of Make a Difference Day. Pybus Market will be the information headquarters from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. to locate projects, bring...
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Red Cross calls for healthy donors to maintain blood supply

WENATCHEE — As influenza activity picks up, the American Red Cross is urging healthy donors of all blood types to give blood or platelets to ensure a strong blood supply for patients in need. Two Wenatchee-area blood drives are scheduled during early November: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Nov. 2, Entiat High School, 2650 Entiat Way 12:30 to 5:30 p.m., Nov. 13, Wenatchee Community Center, 504 S. Chelan...
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