Youth deliver at Chelan Jr. Rodeo

Nearly 200 young rodeo hopefuls ranging from age 2-years-old to 18 took to 52 various competitions in nine different age categories over the two-day Chelan Jr. Rodeo, held Aug. 3-4.
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Free state parks day on Aug. 25

NCW — Washington will have a free state parks day on Aug. 25. It is one of three remaining free state park days left this year, according to a Washington State Parks news release. The other two will be on Sept. 28 and Nov. 11. The state agency is required to provide 12 free days a year under state law. The free days do not apply to state Department of Fish and Wildlife or state Department of...
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Eastmont Parks, Bike Alliance planning pump track

EAST WENATCHEE — The Eastmont Metropolitan Park District and the Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance have initiated plans to install a pump track at Eastmont Community Park, according to an Aug. 2 news release. Pump tracks are designed to allow riders of all ages and skill levels to travel through a course without pedaling. Skateboards, roller blades or skates, scooters and bikes will be able to...
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Dogs have a chance to splash at Wenatchee pool

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services will host a Doggie Paddle Swim on Aug. 17 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Wenatchee City Pool, 220 Fuller St. Handlers 16 years and older are invited to bring up to two dogs to swim and play. Only canines will be allowed in the pool during this special session. Cost for admission is $5 per dog for residents, and $5.50 for non-residents....
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Mission Ridge joins season pass program

WENATCHEE — Starting this winter, Mission Ridge Ski & Board season passholders will have discounted access to the slopes of 19 other ski destinations in four countries. It’s part of the Powder Alliance, a reciprocal pass program that Mission Ridge just joined, according to a recent press release. A season pass holder from any member resort can show their pass at any other member resort to...
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Chelan Jr. Rodeo kicks off Aug. 3

Young rodeo competitors from around Central and Eastern Washington will make the trip to Chelan to take part in this year’s Jr. Rodeo on Aug. 3 and 4. Youth will compete in 52 events from mutton busting to pole bending to calf roping, barreling and much more.
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Alzheimer’s Association walk on Sept. 21

WENATCHEE — The 2019 Walk to End Alzheimer’s North Central Washington will be held on Sept. 21 beginning at Pybus Market in Wenatchee. The Alzheimer’s Association walk is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., opening ceremonies are at 9:30 a.m. and the two-mile walk begins at 10 a.m. For...
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H2O swimmers host Quincy

Waterville's H2O swim team welcomed Quincy's swim team in a meet July 18. This was the second and last home meet for Waterville. The H2O team had 17 girls and 13 boys competing, according to coach Samantha Fletcher.
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Swim team hosts WRAC

Waterville’s H2O swim team hosted its first swim meet of the season on July 11 against the Wenatchee Racquet & Athletic Club. This was the fourth meet that the team has participated in this summer.
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Run with the Cops this Saturday

EAST WENATCHEE — Run with the Cops, a 5k fun run/walk, will bring together the community and local law enforcement officers for a fundraiser for Washington Special Olympics on July 13. The run/walk will start and finish at the Fred Meyer parking lot. There will also be a 2k for kids. The event will begin at 8 p.m. with check-in at 7 p.m. Adult pre-registration is $25 or $35 day of run. One...
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