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Community, Enrich, Tourism

First Friday at the Museum

Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center celebrates First Friday on February 3rd from 10am to 8pm with free admission.  This marks the beginning of the end for the popular “Beacon of Friendship” exhibit, which closes February 11th. “Beacon of Friendship has been extremely successful,” Exhibits Curator Kasey Koski explains. “There has been great interest in the many tokens and treasures brought back from our sister city in Misawa, Japan.” According…

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Explore, Tourism

RunWenatchee to host world-renowned ultrarunners this spring

RunWenatchee will host three world-renowned ultrarunners this spring in conjunction with its events. Max King, Krissy Moehl and Jeff Browning will hold question-and-answer sessions and participate in other activities during separate visits to Wenatchee. The Q&A presentations will be free and open to the public. “Our goal with RunWenatchee has been to not only put on great events, but also to educate and energize our running and outdoor communities,” said…

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Business, Community, Tourism

Johnson named race director of Tour de Bloom

Wenatchee Valley Velo Club has hired Kari Johnson as race director of the annual Tour de Bloom cycling race. Johnson was previously development director of the Mission Ridge Ski Education Foundation. She replaces former race director Ace Bollinger, who will now coordinate Tour de Bloom's Leavenworth Stage Race. "It's an honor to be chosen for this position and to become integrally involved in such a longtime Wenatchee Valley event," Johnson…

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Tourism

NCW Basketball Showcase

Presented by Gesa Credit Union, this 4-day event (Dec. 20-23 showcases boys & girls high school teams from Everett, Lynnwood, Lake Stevens, Camas, Yakima, Wenatchee, Eastmont, Moses Lake, Chelan, Cashmere, Waterville, Wilson Creek,  Entiat and Almira-Coulee-Hartline. showcase-schedule

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Explore, Tourism

Run Wenatchee Announces 2017 line-up

Registration opened today for the Lake Chelan Shore to Shore Half-Marathon and 10K, and we are offering a special discount on entry fees between now and midnight this Wednesday, Dec. 21. The entry fee for the half-marathon during this limited-time offer is $50 (rising to the early bird price of $65 on Thursday), and the entry fee for the 10K is $35 (rising to the early bird price of $45…

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Tourism

Mission Ridge to Open Friday

Wenatchee, WA -- Mission Ridge Ski & Board Resort will open for its 50th anniversary season with limited operations this Friday December 2, 2016. The start of December looks to bring cold temps and increasing chances of natural snowfall and with that expanded terrain openings as well. The mountain will open with Chairs 1, 2 and the Pika Peak rope tow in operation. The ski school will be open, as well…

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Community, Tourism

US Figure Skating Regionals at Town Toyota Center

This week, for the 2nd time in 3 years, the Wenatchee Valley will be host to the United States Figure Skating Northwest Pacific Regionals. This prestigious event is hosted by the Wenatchee Figure Skating Club, and will take place at Town Toyota Center Thursday thru Saturday. A total of 279 skaters representing 6 western states are entered to compete. Qualifiers will advance to the Pacific Coast Sectional Championships to be…

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Tourism

Pybus University Fall 2016 Quarter Classes

Pybus Market announces its slate of Fall quarter classes every Tuesday night at 7:00pm from September 27 through November 15 on unique topics for the general public. Classes are free, unless otherwise indicated. Class size is generally limited to 30 people per class. Classes are generally located in front of the Cashmere Valley Bank Community Kitchen. Classes are taught by local volunteers with an interest and aptitude in the subject.…

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Business, Tourism

Sports Tourism Update

Numbers for the first half of 2016 have been crunched, and when those are coupled with the schedule ahead, it’s becoming obvious that 2016 is shaping up to be a record-breaking year in the world of sports tourism in the Wenatchee Valley. There are a number of factors that have contributed to the fast start. Weather, as usual plays a major role. From a snow-sports perspective, you couldn’t have asked…

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Business, Community, Tourism

Washington State Hospital Association, Campbell’s Resort in Chelan celebrate 40 years of partnership

In 1976, Gerald Ford was president of the United States, gasoline cost 59 cents per gallon and Apple Computer was in its infancy. It was also the year that the Washington State Hospital Association (WSHA) held its first ever Rural Hospital Leadership Conference at Campbell’s Resort in Chelan, gathering health care leaders from across the state for a June workshop that explored the latest issues affecting rural health care in…

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