Jurassic Quest comes to Town Toyota Center

WENATCHEE — Jurassic Quest brings its family-friendly Dinosaur Adventure back to the Town Toyota Center Sept. 21-23. The event will be held Friday from 3 to 8 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Jurassic Quest will include a dinosaur-themed exhibit, tour, theater, science stations, crafts, coloring station, rides, fossil digs, inflatables and more. For more information and...
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GWATA to host Innovator Awards Luncheon

WENATCHEE — The Greater Wenatchee Area Technology Alliance will host its 18th annual Innovator Awards Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Wenatchee Convention Center. During the luncheon, GWATA will present several awards showcasing entrepreneurship and innovation including Entrepreneur of the Year, Innovative Tech Business of the Year, STEM Educator of the Year, Problem...
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Led Zeppelin tribute show Sept. 28 at the PAC

WENATCHEE — “Zeppelin USA” pays tribute to one of the greatest rock bands of all time in a performance at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Numerica Performing Arts Center. Led Zeppelin was at the top of the charts in the late 60s, early 70s and beyond with hits such as “Stairway to Heaven,” “Immigrant Song,” “Whole Lotta Love” and...
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Prestige offers fall-reduction evaluations

WENATCHEE — Prestige Senior Living is offering fall-reduction evaluations through Sept. 30. The free evaluations provide educational information and share best practices on ways to prevent and eliminate fall hazards. Prestige representatives will assess strength, balance and flexibility to help reduce the risk of a fall and assist with staying safe at home. Free evaluations will be available...
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CCC lending rates announced for September

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Commodity Credit Corporation has announced interest rates for September. The CCC borrowing rate-based charge for September is 2.375 percent, the same as in August. The interest rate for crop year commodity loans less than one year disbursed during September is 3.375 percent, the same as in August. Interest rates for Farm Storage Facility...
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WSU Spokane researchers develop potential drugs to help curb smoking

Washington State University researchers have created more than a dozen candidate drugs with the potential to curb smokers’ desire for nicotine by slowing how it is broken down in the body.
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Our Past | 1954: NCW District Fair just around the corner

Selected by Karen Larsen This article, published in the Sept. 9, 1954 edition of the Waterville Empire-Press, gives some details about that year’s North Central Washington District Fair. At that time, the fair was held in the middle of September. Horse races have been an important part of the fair since its early days.   Final Plans Set For Six-County Fair Here Sept. 17-19 Final plans are...
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A good year at the NCW Fair

Crowds braved smoky air, and some cool, drizzly weather to enjoy the NCW Fair Aug. 23-26. A variety of activities and attractions were on tap for young and old.
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Chelan-Douglas Land Trust earns national recognition

WENATCHEE — The Chelan-Douglas Land Trust has been awarded re-accreditation with the Land Trust Accreditation Commission, an independent program of the Land Trust Alliance. The land trust accreditation program recognizes land conservation organizations that meet national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever. The Chelan-Douglas Land Trust (CDLT) was...
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Marriage Licenses

Issued in Douglas County Daniel John Crumb, 67, and Diane Elaine Garlini, 65, both of East Wenatchee.
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