CENTER STAGE: Streaming music can be really convenient

I love listening to music, be it one of today’s “hot new” songs, or a classic from yesteryear. While I’ll admit the bulk of my music collection (both physical and digital) is country, bluegrass and classic rock, I’ve got nothing against classical, folk, blues, and even the occasional pop song. Last week my brother purchased a subscription for me to the popular streaming music service Spotify.

VIEW FROM THE SIDELINES: NCAA game on tap in Wenatchee

Omak grad works to get men's basketball at Toyota Town Center

VIEW FROM THE SIDELINES: Mascots can be real

Real, live critters still roam the sports sidelines

RANDOM THOUGHTS: Era of 747 comes to an end

The Boeing 747, with its iconic cockpit “hump,” soon will be just a memory as far as passenger service goes.

RANDOM THOUGHTS: Let's not gloss over Thanksgiving

Does Thanksgiving even matter anymore?

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VIEW FROM THE SIDELINES: Central Washington University honors Pioneers

Pair of Omak 1967 graduates paved way for women in sports

RANDOM THOUGHTS: Remembering Elizabeth Widel

My friend and longtime co-worker Elizabeth Widel died last Tuesday at age 100.

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VIEW FROM THE SIDELINES: Musher to head for Montana snow

Nordic skiers ready for World Cup, Olympics

CENTER STAGE: Thank you, Elizabeth Widel

Every so often you will come across a special person in life. Someone that motivates you by his or her ethics or who leads by example. Elizabeth Widel was one of those people to me, and many others.


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CENTER STAGE: Winter is just around the corner

Ready or not, it seems winter is just around the corner. While we only had rain at our house this weekend, that wasn’t the case throughout much of the region.

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VIEW FROM THE SIDELINES: Methow Valley's Dickinson earns spot on U.S. biathlon team

Wood retires from coaching, but still teaches

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VIEW FROM THE SIDELINES: Sports collecting can be fun

Be care what you choose to collect

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VIEW FROM THE SIDELINES: Dawgs football rises up to No. 5 in poll

Chandler Smith, Jill Townsend ready to play basketball for Gonzaga

RANDOM THOUGHTS: Watching, reading as wildfires burn

Wildfires have been tearing across California’s Wine Country for more than a week.