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Sustainable Food in Wenatchee

The sustainable food scene is having a moment in Wenatchee. From farmer’s markets and local producers to natural grocery stores and organic restaurants, the greater Wenatchee Valley has a lot to offer those who are seeking a socially and environmentally conscious food experience. "We are famous as a growing region whether launching new varieties of apples, cherries or pears or showcasing our technological advances in packing. We too care about…

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Winter Hikes around Wenatchee

Some of the Wenatchee foothills trails are closed during the winter months (Dec. 2- April 1st) to give wildlife a much needed sanctuary, but there are still good options left for hikes. You may need snowshoes or micro spikes, depending on the amount of snow and ice. The Chelan-Douglas Land Trust has a good listing of trail openings and conditions, please check their website www.cdlandtrust.org. The Hamilton Cemetery Loop One…

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Five fun things to do with your family

Located in the heart of Washington state mere hours from the Seattle metro area to the west and Spokane to the east, the Wenatchee Valley has a lot to offer when it comes to wintertime recreation, activities, and attractions. While this list is by no means comprehensive, here are five awesome family-friendly things to do during the winter months in the Wenatchee Valley. Skiing and snowboarding at Mission Ridge With…

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10 Events to Celebrate in Wenatchee in 2020

Though it fits the bill as an outdoor-lover’s paradise, there’s much more to Wenatchee than nice hikes and scenic vistas. A lively indoor market, budding startup scene and breweries and wineries abound have all recently put the Wenatchee Valley on the cultural map. While the Fourth of July celebration and Mission Ridge’s Christmas on the Mountain are some popular events in town, there are many more ways to celebrate the…

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Three Ways to Stay Active this Winter in Wenatchee

With nearby snowshoeing, downhill skiing and a world-class climbing gym, Wenatchee is an easy target for those looking to stay active this winter. Whether you’re looking for a place to burn off some of the Bavarian sweets you found in Leavenworth or spend a day adventuring indoors, there is plenty to explore in this quaint, Central Washington town. Downhill Skiing at Mission Ridge Open seven days a week, Mission Ridge…

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What wine goes with dinner?

by Jan Lutz Food tastes better with wine, and wine tastes better with food!  This time of year when food is everywhere, why not enjoy it by pairing it with the great wines produced in North Central Washington? Many people enjoy ham for their Christmas dinner. According to Wine Folly, ham pairs best with wines that have a touch of sweetness, plenty acidity and bold fruit. Wine Folly suggests Riesling,…

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Nature Walks within Minutes from Downtown Wenatchee

In Wenatchee, we are as close to nature as we are to city life. It’s easy to pick one of the other while not having to drive but a mile or two. Below are three options to enjoy the birds and the trees – and maybe even a moose-sighting – within quick reach from downtown Wenatchee. Horan Natural Area You can reach it from two points: from Wenatchee Confluence State…

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Yummy area Taco Trucks

Mexican food lovers are no doubt aware of taco trucks. Although theoretically mobile, most taco trucks in North Central Washington set up in one location. Most have outdoor seating; some have simple, separate buildings for people to enjoy their meals in out of the elements – an important option for the region’s ever-changing weather. However, if you’ve ever searched for taco trucks in Wenatchee or the surrounding area, you may…

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Kmbris Bond believes in art’s connecting power

Kmbris Bond, a bomb of energy and artistic vision, is the winner of the 2019 Spirit of Pybus poster contest. “I feel validated and humbled,” Bond said about the achievement. “It also started new conversations” That is what Bond likes; conversations, connections, a sense of togetherness in the community. “I like connecting the dots,” Bond stated, those dots being people and organizations. She is doing her best to bring people…

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Wenatchee’s Friends of Ohme Gardens Society blooms once more

Ohme Gardens’ tall, lush evergreen growth is a unique feature in Wenatchee’s otherwise shrub-steppe environment. The property is a prominent feature on its perch on the high cliffs, overlooking the Columbia and Wenatchee Rivers that otherwise flow through the dry sageland of this area. The groundbreaking ninety years ago The towering trees didn’t appear on top of the hill by themselves, but rather, by the hard and diligent work of…

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