A fun Wings & Wheels

People old and young, big and small, tall and short all came together at Eastmont Community Park Oct. 5-8 for the 15th annual Wings & Wheels Festival presented by Town Toyota.
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Crop insurance vital in light of current economic and weather conditions

As part of a recent Farm Bill Policy Reform Summit in Washington D.C., groups including The R Street Institute, Taxpayers for Common Sense, The Heritage Foundation and other like-minded groups have called for policy changes to the Farm Bill that the Washington Association of Wheat Growers (WAWG) finds short-sided and will ultimately harm the farming community and rural America.
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Washington PTSA hosts screening of documentary film

WENATCHEE — Washington Elementary PTSA is hosting a public screening of “Underwater Dreams” on Oct. 19 at 6:30 p.m. at the Numerica Performing Arts Center. The documentary tells the story of how kids of undocumented Mexican immigrants learned how to build an underwater robot from parts purchased at a home improvement store, and defeat engineering powerhouse MIT in the...
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Big Screen movie series starts new season

WENATCHEE — The Numerica Performing Arts Center begins its monthly Movies on the Big Screen series for 2017-18 with two presentations this month. “The NeverEnding Story” will be shown at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 12. The 1984 family adventure-drama is about a troubled boy who dives into a wondrous fantasy world through the pages of a mysterious book. It stars Noah Hathaway, Barret Oliver,...
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Waterville schools host open house

Waterville schools hosted an open house and dinner Oct. 5 for parents and community members to observe the progress of the students.
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Humanities program hits home

Water scarcity and solutions for addressing it proved to be a topic that caught the sustained interest of the audience for the Humanities Washington program “H2OMG! Making Sense of Water Scarcity in an Insecure World” presented Oct. 6 at the Waterville Library.
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Christian group will appear in Orondo

ORONDO — The Allegiance Trio, a Christian music group from Nashville, will appear at 7 p.m. Oct. 14 at the Orondo Community Church, 13966 Highway 2. The a cappella group, with roots deep in the church, performs with “humor and heart” for an uplifting message of hope. The event is free. A special offering will be taken. For more information, call (509) 670-4186, or...
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‘Coppermine Trip’ will be environmental series presentation

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Valley Environmental Film & Lecture Series presents “Coppermine River Trip” at 7 p.m. Oct. 17 at the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center, 127 S. Mission St. Andy Dappen, Neal Hedges, Paul Hessburg and Robbie Scott will give a presentation about their 24-day, 350-mile canoe trip in the Canadian Arctic, complete with photos and poetry. A $5...
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MTW to present ’12 Angry Men’

WENATCHEE — Music Theatre of Wenatchee presents “12 Angry Men,” its fall production, Oct. 12-14, 19-21 and 26-28 at 7:30 p.m., and Oct. 22 at 2 p.m. at the Riverside Playhouse in Wenatchee. The play is based on the 1957 American courtroom drama film starring Henry Fonda and tells the story of a jury deliberating the guilt or acquittal of a defendant on the basis of reasonable doubt....
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Douglas County Sheriff’s Report

Incidents reported from Sept. 29-Oct. 5
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