Posts Tagged ‘History’

Cashmere Museum & Pioneer Village Turns 59 Today

Native artifacts, a ghost town, a water wheel – sound familiar? The Cashmere Museum and Pioneer Village celebrate an anniversary today, as Marcus Bellissimo reports.   Today in 1959 the Chelan County Historical Society opens a museum in Cashmere to preserve and exhibit the Native American and pioneer artifacts of Willis Carey, one of the…

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People Of Our Past – Ed Ferguson

Each February, the Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center invites you to go back in time and experience the history of the area up close. This Saturday, five local actors and actresses will don the persona of a historical figure from our past, delivering monologues, answering questions from the audience and making their time in…

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People Of Our Past – Belle Culp Reeves

Each February, the Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center invites you to go back in time and experience the history of the area up close. This Saturday, five local actors and actresses will don the persona of a historical figure from our past, delivering monologues, answering questions from the audience and making their time in…

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A Flying Legend: B25 Brings History, WWII Vets to Pangborn Airport

A rare piece of history landed at the Pangborn Memorial Airport yesterday. A B-25 bomber from World War II will be on display all this week, including Aviation Day this Saturday. The bomber is part of the Arizona Commemorative Air Force Museum collection used to educate the public about the role of combat aviation. We…

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IRIS Seeks Volunteers for 2020 Legacy Project ‘Thinking Like A Community’

The Initiative for Rural Innovation and Stewardship – or IRIS – has started distilling lessons gleaned from over 500 stories they’ve gathered from North Central Washington residents since 2005. They’re now creating a multi-platform book called “Thinking Like A Community,” with the goal of helping the next generation build on examples of what worked well…

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‘White Death,’ Remembering the Worst Avalanche in U.S. History

On this first day of March, we look back at one of the worst natural disasters in Washington state history. Today 107 years ago – 1910 – shortly after midnight a peal of thunder dislodged a snow shelf directly above two stalled trains near Wellington, not far from the summit of Stevens Pass. Millions of…

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