Category: Our Arts and Culture

More Than a Park, Part 3 | Civic volunteer Teresa Zepeda has a vision for Methow Park

When Teresa Zepeda thinks about the redevelopment work that is about to begin at Kiwanis Methow Park and the support the project is garnering from many parts of the community, she is excited for...

More than a Park, Part 2 | Artist Terry Valdez rediscovers his roots in South Wenatchee

WENATCHEE — Artist Terry Valdez’s roots in South Wenatchee go back to the 1950s, when his family moved here from New Mexico and became one of the first Latino families in the Wenatchee Valley....

More Than A Park, Part 1 | Rediscovering South Wenatchee: A diamond in the rough

I am intrigued and fascinated by the quiet transformation happening in South Wenatchee, a neighborhood that was for decades under-appreciated by the community and ignored in terms of city investment. But our community has...

Podcast episode 46: Patrick Walker and how the Wenatchee River Institute engages students in the natural world

My guest this week is Patrick Walker, the energetic executive director of the Wenatchee River Institute, an outdoor learning center in Leavenworth that is providing unique opportunities for students and community members to engage...