Cultivating a habit of health

Among its many benefits, Walking to Wellness has helped strengthen connections between family members who walk together. Here, Maritza Christensen of Cashmere walks with her two daughters, Carolyn and Kelsey. (photo courtesy of Margaret Viebrock) Despite the absence of Gold’s Gym in rural parts of Chelan, Douglas and Okanogan counties, residents are finding opportunities to […]

Early explorer Douglas found NW treasures

Photo: Author and speaker Jack Nisbet.   The natural treasures of the inland Northwest as viewed by 1820s-era Scottish botanist David Douglas will be the topic of a lecture by prize-winning author Jack Nisbet at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, in Heald auditorium, room G3. The lecture is the first in a series of “museum chats” […]