Recreation

[8/7/19] Hiker Falls to Death on Iron Cap Mountain

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Authorities say a 61-year-old hiker died in a fall and three others in their 50s and 60s were rescued from Iron Cap Mountain in the Cascades. The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office says a request came in Sunday afternoon to help with a technical hoist rescue of three hikers east of Seattle after one member of […]

[7/27/19] Climber Dies on Rainier

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Authorities say a Massachusetts man died last week while scrambling a peak in Washington’s Mount Rainier National Park. The Pierce County Medical Examiner’s Office identified him yesterday as 41-year-old Robert Michael Moll of Rowley, Massachusetts. The medical examiner’s office says he died of traumatic injuries sustained in a fall. Moll was a journalist and author. […]

[7/20/19] Chelan Man

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Be on the look out this weekend as the Annual Chelan Man competition gets underway this morning and continues through Sunday. The event features a variety of runs that include a 10K, first timers run, youth division, Sprint, Olympic, Half-Iron, Splash-N-Dash and more. Drivers should pay particular attention on the South Shore of Lake Chelan […]

[7/5/19] Chairlift Delayed at Mission Ridge

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Earlier this spring, Mission Ridge Ski & Board Resort announced the purchase and planned installation of a replacement chairlift for its current Chair number 2 nicknamed The Liberator, pending approval by the US States Forest Service and Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. The initial timeline for installation was prior to the start of the […]

[7/2/19] Gateway Park Opens in East Wenatchee

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The City of East Wenatchee, along with the Wenatchee Valley Chamber of Commerce celebrated the grand opening of the City’s new Gateway Park yesterday afternoon. The park is located at the corner of 9th Street and Valley Mall Parkway in East Wenatchee and was created with the intention of creating an attractive and inviting entrance […]

[7/1/19] 4th of July Fireworks and Festivals 2019

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4th of July Fireworks and Festivals 2019 Manson    40th Annual fireworks show starts at 10:15pm over Manson Bay    Hosted by Manson Chamber of Commerce Oroville     4th of July Fireworks Spectacular      Fireworks at dusk at Deep Bay Park – 18 Deep Bay Rd, Oroville Grand Coulee    Festival of America Fireworks at Grand Coulee Dam on July […]

[6/28/19] Summer Fun At Stevens Pass

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Stevens Pass Mountain Resort opens for the summer today. The resort offers a mountain biking park, scenic rides and disc golf. They’ve been working on hiking and biking trails this spring and added new bikes to their rental fleet, as well as two new nine-hole disc golf courses. Stevens Pass is open Fridays, Saturdays and […]

[6/26/19] Alliance Teaches Mountain Biking to Kids

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Crunch Pak has formed a three-year education partnership with Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance to support its summer mountain bike youth camp program in Chelan County. Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance’s Central Washington Chapter offers five-day mountain bike youth camps at Squilchuck State Park throughout the summer to kids ages 6-12, teaching the basics of mountain biking […]

[6/24/19] TREAD is Getting Traction

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Outdoor recreation has always been popular in North Central Washington and the demand continues to grow. TREAD is working to create new outdoor recreation opportunities. Director Mat Lyons, explains:   TREAD recognizes that a fully developed outdoor recreation system in Chelan and Douglas Counties has yet to be realized and that the economic value and […]

[6/19/19] MISSING HIKER FOUND DEAD

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The family of an Everett man who has been missing since October says he was found dead northeast of Snoqualmie Pass. 28-year-old Gavin Johnston told his father Oct. 17 he was heading to Stevens Pass for a two-month trip on a section of the Pacific Crest Trail. His family said he had almost no hiking […]