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The Valley Venturers 4H Petting Zoo was a popular stop for youngsters. From left, Stevie Simmons, Addison Henton, and Wrandie Bowen dote on one of the animal attractions, a baby pig.
PATEROS – Another successful Arbor Day observance - this one the most ambitious with five days of clean-up, planting and beautification projects - is in the books as the city concluded Earth & Arbor Day with an afternoon capstone event in Pateros Memorial Park last Friday afternoon, April 26....
(StatePoint) - Are you looking for ways to celebrate Earth Month? From enjoying nature to making simple changes to your routine that will have a positive impact on the environment, here are five cool ideas for marking the occasion.  1. Reduce and reuse. We may not realize how much waste we create...
Easter Services / Events April 18, 19, 21 Thursday, April 18 at 7 p.m., The Passion of the Christ movie at Calvary Baptist Church Friday, April 19 at 7 p.m., Good Friday Service at Community Log Church Sunday, April 21 at 5:45 a.m., Sunrise Service at Reagles Sunday, April 21 at 9 a.m.,...

A fine example of applied adult coloring.
BREWSTER – Adults harboring a desire to recapture their youth - or at least turn back the clock a few ticks for an opportunity to correct past mistakes - can sample a small piece of what that process may involve through a new program being offered by the Brewster Library. Remember when as a...
BREWSTER - The Brewster Flat Irrigation District has set a tentative turn on date for water of Monday, April 15.   District members are asked to shut off all of their valves and faucets on that day. For any questions call (509) 689-2634.
BRIDGEPORT – Unless spring floodwaters breach Chief Joseph Dam or a giant asteroid hits the Earth in the next few weeks, it appears that actions to complete the vacation of Atomic Way will be finalized at the next regular meeting of the City Council in April. Council members cleared the final...

You might think this large turbine prop is just a non-working tourist attraction sitting in the middle of the parking lot at Wells Dam. But once a year, on April Fool’s Day only, dam personnel flip the switch and turn on the giant spinning blades to blow any residual snow from the surrounding park facilities. The event is free and open to the public on a first-come, first-view basis. And don’t forget, it only happens once a year, on APRIL FOOL’S DAY.
OMAK - Okanogan Valley Orchestra & Chorus present their final concert of the season, “American Masters”, on Sunday, March 24, at the Omak Performing Arts Center. Choral director Jonathan McBride has chosen selections from American artists Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, Samuel Barber, John Denver,...

Celebrating local heroism and services Thursday, March 28 6-6:30 p.m. Doors open and dessert reception 6:30-7:30 p.m. Awards Program Wenatchee Convention Center Join us for this 10th Annual Celebration as we honor individuals and organizations from Chelan, Douglas, Grant and Okanogan counties for their heroism and service to our community. Recipients may be first responders who went above and beyond the call of duty, citizens who performed a lifesaving act, or organizations making a significant impact to our area. There is no cost to attend the celebration. Seats are limited. RSVP required by March 20 by calling (509) 663-397 or natalie.cerna@redcross.org
WENTCHEE – Each year, the Greater Inland Northwest Chapter of the American Red Cross celebrates extraordinary acts of heroism and service during our annual Hometown Heroes Celebration. Over the past decade, we have celebrated over a hundred local individuals and organizations whose lifesaving...

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