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State Parks takes action to minimize crowding at two parks in Chelan county

Visitors should be prepared to go somewhere else if park is full    OLYMPIA – July 24, 2020 – Today, the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission announced it will begin limiting the number of visitors at two state parks in Chelan county.  To avoid overcrowding, Lake Chelan and Lake Wenatchee state parks staff will close day-use areas to additional visitors when parking lots become full. This measure starts today. …

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Mission Ridge Chairlift Replacement Moving Forward

MISSION RIDGE NEWS RELEASE RELEASE DATE: June 3, 2020 CONTACT:            Tony Hickok (509) 888-9404  ahickok@missionridge.com Permission granted to publish in part or full. Chairlift Replacement Moving Forward Wenatchee, WA -- Mission Ridge Ski & Board Resort’s Chair 2 replacement project is well underway and is scheduled to be completed for the start of the 2020/21 season. “This is one of the most exciting projects to take place…

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Share Your #NCWlove & #VisitWenatchee Stories & Support the Wenatchee Valley!

Someone once said, “Absence makes the heart grow fonder.” While that might be true for a youthful crush, for a local economy like ours the absence of visitors and tourism dollars coming into our valley is being felt by the restaurants, hotels, and locally-owned businesses that make our community the vibrant and unique place that it is. It’s important that we as Washingtonians come together to support each other when…

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Faces of Pybus

With more than 15 merchants year-round, Pybus Market is not only central to Wenatchee’s community, but is also home to interesting stories of the people behind the stalls. Come meet some of the makers, chefs and entrepreneurs that make Pybus what it is today. Anderson Family Farm Anderson Family Farms One of the newer additions to Pybus Market as of fall 2018, Rick and Kimberlee Anderson of Anderson Family Farm…

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Wenatchee Staycation

How to Enjoy the Wenatchee Valley Like a Local There’s no better way to get to know a place than to experience it like a local. As an outdoor recreation mecca, Wenatchee keeps its residents busy year-round, from snowshoeing at Mission Ridge to experimenting with what’s new on tap at the local breweries. Stroll the Market. Much like Pike Place Market many years ago, Wenatchee’s Pybus Public Market is much…

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Tumbleweed Shop & Studio – Now # 1 on The Ave.

ARTISAN MADE GOODS Tumbleweed Shop & Studio and I go back about 10 years to 2008-2009 when I owned a women’s clothing store in downtown Wenatchee called Studio 10 Boutique.  Jessica Russell, creator and owner of Tumbleweed Bead jewelry, suggested I sell her signature hoops in my store. Which I did, and they sold like crazy!  One time, I even sold a pair of gold hoops straight from my ears…

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The Five Best Burgers in the Wenatchee Valley

The hamburger is the most popular snack food in America, and like most things American it came from somewhere else.  What started as meat being ground into mush under some Mongolian warrior’s saddle a half a world away eventually made its way to the city of Hamberg, Germany, where the sandwich takes its name. However, it wasn’t yet THE hamburger. It took an enterprising food vendor many years later in…

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A Couple of Locals and a Good Night Stay at the Hilton

My husband and I are Wenatchee residents, me for almost 14 years and my husband for 9, and instead of going out of town and spending a ton of money, we thought it would be fun to make our Valentine’s Day this year a staycation and use a gift certificate we won at a silent auction for a one night stay and breakfast for two at the brand new Hilton…

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First Friday ArtWalk

On the first Friday of each month, the Wenatchee downtown area does not quiet down at five pm, but instead, becomes alive with pedestrians making their way from one art gallery to another. The Friday ArtWalk is nearly a decade-old tradition in town. It is the night when new works of art, be it sculptures, paintings or artisan items, are put on display at the participating galleries and businesses. The…

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Taste Thailand in East Wenatchee

When you tire of hamburgers and pizza, how about some freshly made Thai food? East Wenatchee has two good options: Spice and Mai Lee Thai restaurants. Spice Spice is located on 628 Valley Mall Parkway, easily accessible right across from the mall. Spice in East Wenatchee The restaurant has an open, spacious layout and a relaxed atmosphere. No need to dress up, just come as you are whether you have…

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