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Ice Age Floods Tour

While spending most of my growing-up years in the Wenatchee Valley, I was very familiar with the looks of the geological formations that surrounded me – basalt cliffs, sand and gravel bars in the rivers, ripples of land covered in sagebrush, HUGE boulders in the middle of wheatfields where no other rocks appear.  For years, I never took the time to find out why these formations are where they are. …

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Explore, Family Time in Wenatchee, Living Wenatchee, Tourism, Wine in Wenatchee

Your Weekend Wandering Guide To Wenatchee

I'm so happy you are coming to Wenatchee, WA for a long weekend of sunshine, outdoor fun, wine tasting, and time to unwind!  You won't need to pack your umbrella for this trip, just a pair of shades and sunscreen to protect you from the 300 days average sunshine per year that keeps this region Washington's #1 playground.   Eastern Washington's sun beckon's everyone to come explore its mountains, forests, lakes, rivers,…

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The Reluctant Birder

I have fostered an irrational fear of birds for the majority of my life. Maybe it's because I saw Hitchcock's The Birds at a young age and it scarred me for life . . . or at least the first few decades of my life. However, after moving to the Wenatchee Valley ten years ago, I've slowly been warming up to our feathered friends. It started with the two great…

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Family Time in Wenatchee, Living Wenatchee

Spring Break Day Camp Round-Up

The Wenatchee Valley is brimming with opportunities to keep your kids occupied during Spring Break this year. Whether you have a little scientist, athlete, artist or explorer in your home, there is a bit of something for everyone. Don’t let those brains sit idle--check out some of the local offerings: “Sewapalooza” April 3rd-6th, 9am-3:30pm (classes and times split) Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center www.wenatcheevalleymuseum.org/event/sewapalooza/ The WVMCC is always coming…

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Living Wenatchee

World Class Birding in Wenatchee

Who are these people, bundled in parkas, trudging along the Columbia River in  Wenatchee in 28 degree winter weather, toting cameras, spotting scopes, and guidebooks? They’re birders, of course.  They start at Walla Walla Point Park and walk northerly through the Horan Natural Area at the confluence of the Wenatchee and Columbia Rivers, searching the river banks for blue-winged teal. They see the line-up of Great Blue Herons hunching their…

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Business, Enrich, Living Wenatchee

Why You Should Get Married in NCW

  It is no wonder North Central Washington has become a hot spot for young couples to say “I do”.  The surrounding majestic mountains, lakeside views, picturesque wineries, high desert sunsets, and an average 300 days of sunshine per year in NCW has made this region a sought after venue to get married, honeymoon, AND for guests to have an amazing  get-away. Only 2.5 hours away from Seattle or Spokane,…

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Living Wenatchee

Taste Local Flavors of the Valley thru out Winter

The Wenatchee valley and surrounding region is rich with agricultural and culinary goodness year 'round.  Just ask some local restaurant chefs, wineries, breweries, and other specialty foods and beverages made here in the valley who rely on local resources to make their product taste fresh and unique at all times.  This is what keeps the customers coming back.  The talented Chefs of a few local restaurants I've talked to, actively…

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Living Wenatchee

Twill Denim Lounge; 6 Fall Denim Trends to Fit Your Lifestyle

"Every woman deserves to find the perfect pair of jeans". - Twill Denim is a lifestyle, a statement, a loyal friend, and a wardrobe staple.  Denim is as American as apple pie, and we cannot live without it.  (Well, at least some of us can't).   Anything goes these days it seems in fashion, and the same goes for your jeans.   A good pair of jeans can last many…

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Living Wenatchee

Wenatchee has a new tasting room!

Wenatchee has a new tasting room! Belly up to the reclaimed wood bar, taste local wines/beer/cider, enjoy the bustling downtown view and learn all there is to know about the Wenatchee area at the NEW Wenatchee Chamber of Commerce showroom in downtown Wenatchee, corner of Second Street and Wenatchee Ave.  Drawing inspiration from the regions agricultural and industrial history, their new space is a spacious wine bar, information center, conference…

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