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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Class wins state competition

Waterville High School's grade 10-12 science class was recently named the Washington state winner in the annual Solve for Tomorrow Contest sponsored by Samsung.
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Homecoming wins at Mansfield

The Shockers celebrated Mansfield's homecoming with all teams defeating Liberty Bell on Jan. 13. The games were played at Mansfield.
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Veteran film screening, discussion on Jan. 19

WENATCHEE — A public screening of the documentary film “Almost Sunrise,” a story of veteran resilience and recovery, will be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Jan. 19 in the Wenatchee Valley College Wells Hall Theatre. The 2016 film follows two Iraq War veterans who embark on a 2,700-mile journey across the country to confront their inner pain. Following the screening, a discussion...
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Pet of the Week

  Bronson is a lover boy, according to officials with the Wenatchee Valley Humane Society. He is a 7-year-old, medium size, reddish brown and white American pit bull terrier mix. Bronson is all smiles and tail wags at the front of his kennel, ready to greet anyone passing by. He craves attention and the opportunity to go out for walks with volunteers at the shelter. Bronson is looking for a...
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Iris M. Moore

Iris M. Moore, 96, of East Wenatchee, died Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018. Arrangements by Chapel of the Valley, Wenatchee.
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Margie Clark

Margie Clark, 91, of East Wenatchee, died Friday, Jan. 5, 2018. Arrangements by Chapel of the Valley, Wenatchee.
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‘Night at the Museum’ to showcase area’s best

WENATCHEE — It’s a evening for adults! The Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center will host “A Night at the Museum” from 6 to 9 p.m. Jan. 20. The museum is located at 127 S. Mission St. The event will showcase the best of this region with gourmet foods; award-winning wines; great beers, ciders and distilled spirits; and fun music. Tickets are $50 for museum members and...
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Markets

  Provided by USDA Market News   Apples  YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT WASHINGTON 2017 SEASON (Jan. 11) — Demand moderate. Market steady. Cartons tray pack Washington Extra Fancy Red Delicious 72-88s $14-17, mostly $14-16; 100s $12-16, mostly $13-16; 113s $12-15, mostly $13-15; 125s $13-17, mostly $14-16. Golden Delicious 72s $26-29, mostly $27-29; 80s $24-28, mostly...
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Write On The River competition begins

WENATCHEE — Do you enjoy writing? It’s time to ink those pens, fire up those laptops and get that creativity flowing! Write On The River, a nonprofit organization that fosters the writing arts in North Central Washington, announces the start of its 10th annual writers’ competition. Categories are nonfiction (essay, article or memoir, on any theme or subject) and fiction (short story on...
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