Satellitic Salvation

Satellitic Salvation by Andy Dappen We’ve all been there… behind schedule on a trip and feeling the anxiety of missing a date, party, or dinner where we ‘re expected. When running late we’ve all worried about... Read More...

Whitepine Trail

Whitepine Trail by Lori Nitchals and the Wenatchee 55+ Weekday Hiking Group Attractions. This is both a family-friendly and dog-friendly hike through old forests. Not only does the trail provide a shaded an... Read More...

Mission Peak

The top of Mission Peak on a beautiful Autumn day. This sprawling peak is the highest spot between Wenatchee and Ellensburg. With about 6,000 feet of vertical relief above the Columbia River, it sports ... Read More...

Fourth of July Creek

Autumn along this trail has some great colors and cooler hiking conditions equal a happier exhausted hiker. The elevation gain of this trail is stiff (4,800 feet), but rewarding views start early in the hik... Read More...

School of Rock 3

Class getting ready to rock and roll. From left to right front: John, Kade, and Janet. Back: Jocelyn, Jamie, Teresa, and Charlie. Article by Charlie Hickenbottom. Photos by Jocelyn Flitton. The "School of Ro... Read More...

Shady Summer Climbing

  Summer sun can see local climbers sizzling like fried eggs on the granite slabs. However, just because the mercury's climbing, it doesn't mean you can't, especially if you're smart about seeking out s... Read More...

School of Rock

  Beginnings Charlie...when he's not teaching. Charlie Hickenbottom, a third-grade teacher at Lewis and Clark Elementary School, has been pegged by his fellow teachers as a man who “teaches when ... Read More...

Larch Lakes-Pomas Pass Loop

Larch Lake from camp. by Sarah Shaffer A trip whose attractions offer a little bit of everything: lakes, passes, forests, rivers, and great views. As of Larch Lake from our campsite. The reflections were... Read More...