• The Band Perry and The Cadillac Three Talk Christmas Shopping
    The Band PerryGrowing up, getting a lot of presents on Christmas mornings seems great, but the siblings of The Band Perry learned something important about giving and receiving at a very early age, that has served them well into adulthood. “I think that we in the Family Perry learned something when we were very young that has served [...]
  • Eric Church’s Family Tradition Tells A Christmas Story
    Eric ChurchEric Church is taking a well-deserved break from The Outsiders World Tour over the holidays to spend time with his wife, Katherine, and young son. One of his favorite traditions was started by his grandmother, who told a Christmas story – a story that changes each year. “My grandmother, when she was alive, would always come [...]
  • Reba McEntire’s Christmas Plans Include Lots of Family
    Reba McEntire's FamilyReba McEntire is closing out 2014 with a new record label home, the promise of new music in 2015, and a residency in Las Vegas with Brooks & Dunn. She’s enjoying the holiday season, taking advantage of the time to spend with her family. She’s also reminiscing about past Christmases. “When I was growing up [...]
  • Thomas Rhett, Florida Georgia Line Recall Favorite Christmas Gifts
    Thomas RhettThere is always one Christmas gift you remember for years to come. For Thomas Rhett, there are two presents that stand out as his all-time favorite Christmas gifts. “As a child, it was probably my first drum set,” he said. “Then, as an adult, my wife bought me a Benelli 12-gauge shotgun last year, which was [...]
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  • Tainted Caramel Apple Sickens One in Washington State
    Posted Saturday 12/20/14   State officials say one person in Washington has been sickened from prepackaged caramel apples linked to five deaths nationwide.      Health Department spokesman Donn Moyer says a Thurston County man was hospitalized...
  • 37 Young Ladies To Compete For Apple Blossom Royalty
    Posted Saturday  12/20/14   37 young women have been selected to compete for a chance to be chosen as one of the ten candidates who will vie for the 2015 Royal Court, a Queen and two Princesses.  From Wenatchee High School:                Maddy Atwood Teresa Bendito Devyn Blakney Haley Bush Kyra (Kee-ruh) Dilley Halle (Hal-lee) Fox Sierra Hedding Erin Higley McKenzie Madland Kyley Miller Francesca Nevil Marin (Mare-in) Ryles Makali (Muh-kay-lee) Sager Gabby Waterman   From The River Academy Brooke Ghiglia (Gil-lee-uh) Kiffen Overbay Madison Reeves     From Eastmont High School: Sofia Bastida Kimberlee Beler (Bee-ler) Mikylla (Muh-ky-luh) Davy Logan Harper Allison Herrin Sarah Kneadler Michaela Lantzy Emily Lawrence Makennah Little Brooke Lucas Adrian Marquis (Mar-kee) Kenzie Ovenell (Oh-ven-el) Nicole Pipkin Julia (Hoo-lee-uh) Sanchez Anissa (A-nee-sa) Sangster Ruth Smith Emma Standerford Kelly Strang Koyette Valeson (Vall-i-son) Cassidy Weaver On Wednesday, January 14, ten candidates, five from each school district, will be selected by a vote of their peers and 3 out-of-town judges .   The Top 10 Candidates will compete at the Royalty Selection Pageant, sponsored by Numerica Credit Union, on Saturday, February 14 in the Wenatchee High School Auditorium at 7:00 p.m.  Pageant tickets will go on sale Monday, January 19 at 9:00 am at the Apple Blossom Festival office, at 2 S...
  • Holiday Travel Up
    Posted Friday, 12-19-14 AAA projects 98.6 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the year-end holiday season...
  • Grant County Flu on the rise
    Posted Saturday, 12-19-14 GRANT COUNTY, WA – The Flu season is heating up in Grant County. Health District spokeswoman Theresa Adkinson says in the past couple of weeks or so, they have received over 200 positive influenza lab reports in the County. Mose cases are located in Moses Lake, Quincy, and Mattawa. With the higher than normal number of flu cases, Grant County Health Officer Dr. Alexander Brzezny wants residents to know that flu vaccine is still your best protection. “The flu is in our communities year-long but is now increasing at significant numbers which tells us the seasonal epidemic of influenza has started,” states Dr. Brzezny. With holiday travel quickly approaching GCHD urges all residents 6 months and older to get their flu shot as soon as possible. Currently, there is no shortage of flu vaccine and it is widely available through clinics and pharmacies.
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