Genealogists to gather Feb. 12

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Area Genealogical Society will hold its next monthly meeting from 2 to 4 p.m. Feb. 12 at the Douglas County PUD Auditorium, 1151 Valley Mall Parkway, East Wenatchee. WAGS member Jim Tarbert will present the program on how to transition from genealogy researching to writing. The meeting is free and open to the public. For more information,...
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Crab feed tickets on sale

The 20th Annual Friends of the NCW Fair Crab and Prime Rib Dinner and Auction is coming up March 10 at the NCW Fair Community Hall. The event is the fair's largest fundraiser of the year and proceeds will benefit the Friends of the Fair Fund, which goes to capital improvement projects at the fairgrounds.
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Mansfield Sportsman Club holds snowmobile run

The Mansfield Sportsman Club hosted a snowmobile run Jan. 27. The Sportsman Club run is a family-friendly event and 112 riders participated. 
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Check out what’s offered for fun summer activities

WENATCHEE — It’s time to start planning summer fun! The NCW Summer Camp Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 10 at Pybus Market. Over 20 organizations will be on hand to provide information about a variety of summer programs available in North Central Washington, answer questions and more. The event is sponsored by Icicle Creek Center for the Arts and Wenatchee Mom Blog. For...
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Fun and games at Pybus

WENATCHEE — Looking for some old-fashioned family fun? Pacific Crest Church is hosting another monthly game night at Pybus Market from 7 to 9 p.m. Jan. 26. The evening’s activities will include board games, card games or any games you would like to bring from home. It is open to all ages and there is no cost to attend. For more information, visit pybuspublicmarket.org.
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Busy day on Badger Mountain

A significant snowfall Jan. 11 made for a solid opening of the Badger Mountain Ski Hill on the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend.
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Eastmont Parks & Rec schedules activities

EAST WENATCHEE — Eastmont Parks & Recreation has planned several activities in the coming months. Two class sessions in art techniques will be held on Tuesdays with the first session from Feb. 6-27, and the second session from March 6-27. The classes are for ages 8-12 and will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. A fee of $65 includes supplies. Registration deadlines are Jan. 26 for the first...
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Ski hill waits on more snow

The Waterville Lions Club is hoping to open the Badger Mountain Ski Hill on the upcoming Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend, but more snow is needed.
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State parks offers upcoming ‘free day’

OLYMPIA — The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will offer the second of its “free days” for 2018 during Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Jan 15. During “free days,” visitors are not required to display the Discover Pass to visit a state park. “Free days” are in keeping with legislation that created the Discover Pass. The pass costs $30 for annual...
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State parks offer First Day Hikes

OLYMPIA — Washington State Parks will celebrate New Year’s Day with “First Day Hikes” in parks all over the state. The Jan. 1 event coincides with State Parks “Free Day,” when visitors are not required to display a Discover Pass on their vehicles to have park access. In Okanogan/Douglas counties, the following special activities are planned for First Day Hikes: Bridgeport State...
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