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Ohme, Oh my! Ohme Gardens Reopens for 2021 Season

Spring is here and so is Ohme Gardens’ 2021 season! Wenatchee’s own sprawling, hillside oasis opened Thursday, April 15 to visitors near and far. The nine-acre garden paradise is a must-visit and perfect for a day trip to see the beautiful scenery of Wenatchee. Ohme Gardens features wandering pathways, picturesque lawns, and tranquil hidden pools shaded by evergreen trees. With breathtaking views of the Cascades and the Columbia River valley…

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Del Rosario Family Vineyards

Meet Rene Del Rosario, owner and winemaker of Del Rosario Family Vineyards in the Palisades. If you take a drive to this charming winery, enjoy the picturesque valley. At the end of the paved road, you will be rewarded with a visit to Del Rosario Family Vineyards. The winery is open Wednesdays-Sundays 11-6 pm. Rene is as personable as he is passionate about his wines. He produces a Cab Franc,…

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Always Take a Pack- Even on Short Hikes

You’re thinking of a quick hike, just a few hour walk, so you can forget about the pack, right? Think again. Given the possibility of injuries, navigation errors, broken equipment, or encountering others in need of help, it’s not that unusual for a short hike to turn into something unexpected — sometimes  even an unexpected night out under the stars. Which is why it’s common practice to pack basic essentials…

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Tom and Virginia Bowling, winemakers of Virginia Thomas Winery

What do you do when you are ready to open Wenatchee’s newest winery in Spring of 2020, and Covid hits? You hit “pause” and wait and wait and WAIT. That is what happened to father-and-daughter-team Tom and Virginia Bowling. Tom and his wife, Maria, retired to Wenatchee from Torrance CA in 2015, and Virginia moved to Wenatchee in 2014. Virginia is an assistant pharmacy technician at Fred Meyer when she…

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Mission Ridge adds even more days this season!

Even more days have been added to the calendar so you can get out on the mountain and enjoy the great spring conditions! Daily operations will now continue through April 4th. This is the first time in 21 years we have been open for daily operations into April! Two full weeks worth of days have been added to the calendar this season so you can enjoy the great snowpack and the…

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Run Wenatchee announces 2021 schedule

RunWenatchee is feeling grateful following long pandemic layoff. Horse Lake and Red Devil are back and so are our runners! RunWenatchee is happy to report a steady stream of runners have been signed up for the May 8 Horse Lake Trail Runs in the Wenatchee Foothills and the June 5 Red Devil Trail Runs in the Wenatchee National Forest south of Cashmere. RunWenatchee is grateful for this support and eager…

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Sasquatch has made Mission Ridge his home

By Hannah Joss We always suspected that Sasquatch lived in Washington. Now we know he’s made Wenatchee his home. The Mission Ridge Yeti is an 11-foot-tall sculpture at the top of the ski resort made by three Wenatchee artists. Constructed with steel tubing and covered with a thick layer of rusted chains, he can either be a brown-haired Sasquatch or a snow-covered Yeti – it just depends on the season.…

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Chris Daniels Winery is definitely a family affair

Making wine for Chris Daniel Winery is a real family affair, especially since Chris lives in Napa, California. Teamwork is how Chris and his dad, Mike Stewart of Quincy, produce their fabulous wine. Chris learned about grape growing from his dad, Mike, who is a vineyard and orchard consultant for over 20 years. Chris pursued his dream of becoming a winemaker through studies at WSU’s viticulture and enology program. After working in and learning about…

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Meet The Winemaker

Seth Cohen is one busy guy. Seth is winemaker for one of North Central Washington’s oldest and most established wineries, Stemilt Creek Winery, as well as wine and cider maker for Archibald James, one of the newer winery and cideries in our area.  Archibald James is located at 617 Front Street in Leavenworth. Seth has worked 20 years in the grape and wine industry, receiving his MS and PhD at…

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