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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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Living Wenatchee, Tourism, Wine in Wenatchee

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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What’s up with those fat tire bikes?

This post was written by Joel Augustine of 509 Cycles Fat biking is an exhilarating feeling that gets your serotonin levels to a new high. The sense of peacefulness out on the trail while floating on top of the snow is like no other. Imagine you’re riding on top of the snow (crazy thought already) and then you’re out in the woods when the white on the ground contrasts with…

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Want to enjoy restaurants indoors in the fall and rescue the economy?

Throughout the pandemic, thousands of restaurants across the state have reinvented their business models to continue serving food and comfort with safety. Throughout the summer, this has included outdoor dining, which has been a lifeline for many of our restaurants. But as summer turns to fall, wind, rain and cooler weather will return, and restaurants will lose the option for outdoor seating. If our state’s COVID-19 cases remain above 25…

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Business, Tourism, Wine in Wenatchee

Royal Slope is Washington’s newest American Viticultural Area

Royal Slope is the newest American Viticultural Area (AVA) in Washington. The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) published the final rule for Royal Slope today, September 2, 2020, to officially define it as a designated wine grape-growing region. “Many of our wineries and grape growers have been championing the terroir of Royal Slope for a long time, so it’s thrilling for them to be able to put…

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Inslee issues guidance for museums, bowling and agritourism; updates guidance for outdoor recreation

Gov. Jay Inslee today, August 20, 2020, announced an updated guidance as part of Washington's Safe Start phased reopening plan. “We have worked with stakeholders for weeks and sometimes months to arrive at these guidelines. We continue to balance the need for activities that contribute to physical, mental, and emotional well-being with the steps needed to control the virus. Our ability to reopen depends on every Washingtonian doing their part…

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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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