Swimming pool will open June 17

Town crews have been busy getting the Waterville swimming pool ready for the season for opening day, which is June 17.
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Mansfield Sportsmans Club hosts rocketeers

By Adrienne Douke Empire Press Correspondent The Washington Aerospace Club held its 16th annual Fire in the Sky rocket launch over Memorial Day weekend at the Mansfield Sportsman Club grounds near Mansfield. The holiday weekend started out to be cold and rainy, but by Sunday afternoon the sky cleared and on Monday the weather was perfect to reward the hardcore rocketeers who stayed until the end...
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Pangborn’s Aviation Day coming up on June 1

EAST WENATCHEE — Are you interested in aviation and some high-flying fun? Pangborn Memorial Airport will host Aviation Day 2019 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 1. The festivities will include aircraft displays featuring the the World War II B-25 bomber “Grumpy,” Miss Veedol, airplane and helicopter rides, a pancake breakfast, free drawings, kids activities and more. For more information,...
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Fishing derby at Jameson Lake

Jameson Lake Resort held its opening day fishing derby April 27 with a group of hardy anglers from casting their lines, determined to catch that winning fish.
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Camp Fire summer camp registration now underway

WENATCHEE — Registration is now underway for sessions of Camp Fire summer camp at Zanika Lache on Lake Wenatchee. The camp is open to youth and teens ages 6-17. Activities include swimming, canoeing, kayaking, paddle boarding, archery, cookouts, crafts, fishing, challenge ropes course, day hikes, games, songs, nature and backpacking for older children. One week sessions are available as well as...
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Students cross country ski

Since 2015, Mansfield School has had cross country skiing in its physical education curriculum. Art teacher Marie Goulet and retired physical education teacher Paulette Bridgewater teamed up to offer cross country skiing as a winter sports alternative.
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WVFF offers chance for free week at fly fishing academy

NCW — Wenatchee Valley Fly Fishers and Trout Unlimited are partnering to offer boys and girls ages 12 to 16 the chance for a free week at the 2019 Youth Conservation and Fly Fishing Academy June 23-29 at Hicks Lake in Lacey. The academy is a youth education project of the WVFF and the Washington Council of Trout Unlimited. Participants will learn the basics of fly fishing and the importance of...
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Trout fishing season starts this month

NCW — Fishermen should get their khaki vests ready, lowland lake trout season will start on April 27. The state Department of Fish and Wildlife stocks lakes and ponds across the state with fish for people to catch, according to a Department of Fish and Wildlife news release. People will need a valid 2019-2020 fishing license, according to the news release. People under 15 years old can fish for...
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2019 Season starts for Chelan Senior Men’s Golf Club

CHELAN — The Chelan Senior Men’s Golf Club will kick-off the 2019 golf season at the Lake Chelan Municipal Golf Course on April 10 with a 9 a.m. start. Golfers age 55 and older of all skill levels are encouraged to join the Senior Men’s Club. Members and guests golf every Wednesday through October. The club will assist new members to establish a U.S. Golf Association golf handicap. To join...
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Successful ski hill season ends

The Badger Mountain Ski Hill wrapped up a long and successful season on the weekend of March 16-17. Overall the season went very well, according to Hickman. The lifts all worked well and there was a good snow pack throughout the season.
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