Sunday, July 21, 2024
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Fun, family, and fireworks draw the crowds to Brewster Fourth

The colors on wheels led the procession that began at Legion Park, pictured in the background.
BREWSTER – No other holiday quite compares with July 4 th in this city for variety, family fun, and community spirit. That was proven once again last Thursday as Independence Day revelers …

Red Flag Warning: North Central Washington faces extreme fire risk as temperatures soar

WENATCHEE—North Central Washington braces for heightened fire danger as the National Weather Service in Spokane issues a Red Flag Warning for Sunday, July 21. The warning covers the Central and …
Local Features
Aura Brazill used her 20 years of nursing experience to start her business IV Pro Mobile, a mobile IV hydration and wellness clinic.

IV Pro Mobile brings hydration, wellness to your doorstep

WENTACHEE – Through her two decades of nursing experience Aura Brazill saw a need for hydration and wellness care outside of the confines of the hospital.  That prompted her to start …
Wenatchee Public Library employee Chelsea Evans sits at a desk adorned with wildflower arrangements made by youth in the Chelan County Juvenile Detention Center. The kids arranged flowers with Evans and her colleague Molly Schuringa as part of the library’s outreach at the center.

Library outreach brings hope to incarcerated youth

WENATCHEE—For Wenatchee Public Library employees Chelsea Evans and Molly Schuringa, outreach with youth at the Chelan County Juvenile Detention Center is one of their favorite parts of their …
The 18-hole Sands course opened in 2014.

The Barn opens at Gamble Sands, precursor to major expansion

BREWSTER – The newest addition to the Gamble Sands golf, dining, and lodging experience 10 miles east of Brewster, The Barn, billed as the “newest dining hotspot and coolest hangout in …
Legislative Coverage

Federal court redistricting ruling shakes up Washington State legislative districts, faces Republican criticism

OLYMPIA – In a development impacting Washington State politics, the Ninth Circuit Court has dismissed an emergency motion to stay a federal court decision regarding legislative district …

Sports

AppleSox dominate in 21-5 rout, coaches join late-game action

WENATCHEE -- The Wenatchee AppleSox delivered a commanding performance Sunday night, overwhelming the Cascade Collegiate League Showcase team with a 21-5 victory at Paul Thomas Sr. Stadium. In a …
AppleSox pitching staff combines for 7-0 shutout victory over CCL Showcase Team
WENATCHEE - The Wenatchee AppleSox shut out the Cascade Collegiate League Showcase team 7-0 on Saturday night at Paul Thomas Sr. Stadium. Evan Cloyd led the way for the AppleSox, driving in two runs …
Daniel Johnston
Wenatchee Wild announce hiring of Johnston as Assistant Coach
WENATCHEE – The Wenatchee Wild, members of the Western Hockey League (WHL), announced the hiring of Dan Johnston as the team’s new assistant coach, completing the team’s …
AppleSox squander late lead, fall to Riverhawks 6-4 after ninth-inning collapse
WENATCHEE — The Edmonton Riverhawks staged a late-inning comeback, scoring three runs in the top of the ninth to defeat the Wenatchee AppleSox 6-4 on Thursday night at Paul Thomas Sr. Stadium. …
Opinion
Terry Ward, Publisher

The power of your vote in the primary election

As the August 6 primary election draws near, it is crucial that we, as citizens, recognize the immense power we hold in our hands. The act of voting, often taken for granted, is the very foundation …
Other News
WENATCHEE — North Central Washington is bracing for a potentially dangerous heat wave, with temperatures expected to soar above 100 degrees Fahrenheit through Monday, according to the National …
MAZAMA - The Washington State Department of Transportation reopened Highway 20 (North Cascades Highway) on Thursday, July 18, at 4 pm, following coordination with fire managers and local emergency …
WENATCHEE — NCW Libraries is offering a virtual workshop on garden doodling as part of its summer library program on August 14 from 3:00-4:30 pm. Artist Rosemary Jones will lead the online …
BRIDGEPORT – The days may be numbered for fireworks within the city limits following comments from residents and the Douglas County Sheriff at the regular monthly meeting of the city council on …
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Obituaries
Larry ‘Ozzie’ Morley, 82, of Brewster, Washington passed away on July 10, 2024. Barnes Chapel is handling the arrangements for the family.
James Daniel Meyers, 75, of Winthrop, Washington passed away at Harmony House in Brewster, Washington on July 10, 2024. Barnes Chapel is handling the arrangements for the family.
Larry Edward Schaber, 82, of Twisp, Washington passed away on July 4, 2024. Barnes Chapel is handling the arrangements for the family.
Steven Wayne "Steve" Lautensleger was born on September 25, 1950, and passed away peacefully at his home on June 1, 2024. He was born to Marie (Huckins) Lautensleger and Donald Lautensleger. He …
Mary Anne Quigley, 84, of Carlton, Washington passed away on June 3, 2024. Barnes Chapel is handling the arrangements for the family.
May Littlejohn, 95, of Omak, Washington passed away on May 31, 2024. Barnes Chapel is handling the arrangements for the family.

Get your event in the spotlight with Ward Media!

If you have an exciting event to share, email Reporter Quinn Propst at quinn@ward.media. We’ll showcase the five most captivating events of the week, giving your event the recognition it deserves. Even if your event isn’t among the top five, it will still be added to our events calendar and featured online. Don’t miss this chance to make your event shine!

Here is this week's list of 5 Things to do this Week.
    • Dungeons and Dragons at the library

      The Omak Library will host Dungeons and Dragons on Thursday, July 18 from 3:30-5:30 p.m. “Join others in your quest to seek out …

    • Movie in the park

      The Pateros Library will host a movie in the park on Friday, July 19 from 8:45-11 p.m. at the Riverview Pavilion in Pateros. “The …

    • Lake Chelan Pro Rodeo 2024

      The Chelan Rustlers Saddle Club will host the Lake Chelan Pro Rodeo 2024 on Friday, July 19 and Saturday, July 20.  …

    • Open mic night

      Sigillo Cellars in Chelan will host open mic night on Wednesday, July 24 from 6-9 p.m. “Join us for Open Mic Night in our Chelan …

    • Coiled clay pot craft

      The Pateros Library will host a coiled clay pot craft on Thursday, July 25 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. “Join us for a guided summer craft …

Web Extra Content
Women With Ovarian Cancer Explain Why They Support Approximately $8 Billion J&J Talcum Powder Settlement Plan But Time is Running Out for Others to Vote to Support Plan Deadline to Vote is 5pm ET July 26
(NAPSI)—Women suffering from ovarian cancer after using Johnson & Johnson’s (J&J) talcum powder products want others and their families to know that a critical deadline is approaching for …
Women With Ovarian Cancer Explain Why They Support Approximately $8 Billion J&J Talcum Powder Settlement Plan But Time is Running Out for Others to Vote to Support Plan Deadline to Vote is 5pm ET July 26
(NAPS)—Women suffering from ovarian cancer after using Johnson & Johnson’s (J&J) talcum powder products want others and their families to know that a critical deadline is approaching for …
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Exposing the music industry's gender bias
Skoove examines a plethora of gaps in gender equity across all levels of the music industry.